Seams, Closures + Hems with Liesl Gibson (Download in HD)

Join Liesl Gibson as she shows you how to sew professional-looking seam finishes, closures, and hems step-by-step in this inspirational video workshop.
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Join Liesl Gibson, founder and chief designer for Oliver + S contemporary sewing patterns and fabric for children’s clothing and Lisette sewing patterns and fabric, in her Brooklyn studio as she shows you how to sew professional-looking seam finishes, closures, and hems step-by-step in this informative and inspiring video workshop. First Liesl teaches you how to finish seams with flat-fell, French, and bias-bound seams for a professional looking garment inside and out.  Next you’ll learn how to install zippers like a pro including invisible, centered, and lapped zippers, along with general tips to ensure foolproof zippers every time. She also shows how to make perfect buttonholes for every button type and the proper way to sew on buttons. Finally, see how to finish hems like a pro from top-stitched hems and curved hems to hand-stitched hems. Throughout the video Liesl shares her unique tips and tricks for successful garment sewing from her years of designer experience plus offers inspiring design advice through interview footage to encourage everyone to be creative with their sewing.
Table of Contents
-Basic Seam Finishes
-Flat-Fell Seam
-French Seam
-Bias-Bound Seams

-Zipper Basics
-Invisible Zipper
-Centered Zipper
-Lapped Zipper
-Buttonholes + Sewing Buttons

-Top-Stitched Hems
-Curved Hem
-Hand-Stitched Hems

Bonus Interview with Liesl Gibson
About the Author

Liesl Gibson, company founder and chief designer for Liesl + Co, trained at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology and has worked as a designer for top international fashion brands, including Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren. In 2008 she launched, Oliver + S, which produces sewing patterns and fabrics for children's clothing. In 2011 she launched Lisette sewing patterns with Simplicity. She is the author of Oliver + S Little Things to Sew, which features 20 projects for children's accessories. Liesl lives in New York City. For more information, visit and


Author/Speaker/Editor: Liesl Gibson

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