Bonus Material - Spotlight on Practice

Practice is such an important part of the learning process. The Self-Assessment gives ideas on areas of improvement, the Variations gives you ideas for projects, and the Practice Log gives you space to record information about the projects.   

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Title Page

    • Welcome Video from Cynthia

    • Table of Contents

    • Introduction

    • Safety message

  • 2

    Section 1: Tools & Supplies

    • 1.0 Introduction and Table of Contents

    • 1.1 Tools & Supplies for this Course

    • 1.2 Tools: Measurement Tools

    • 1.3 Tools: Scissors

    • 1.4 Tools: Walking Foot Sewing Machine

    • 1.5 Video: Juki 241 (Industrial walking foot sewing machine)

    • 1.6 Video: Consew 226 (Industrial walking foot sewing machine)

    • 1.7 Tools: Industrial vs. Residential Machines

    • 1.8 Video: Workarounds for Residential Machines

    • 1.9 Tools: Steamer

    • 1.10 Tools: Safety Glasses

    • 1.11 Tools: Foam Saw

    • 1.12 Supplies: Marking Supplies

    • 1.13 Supplies: Thread

    • 1.14 Supplies: Zippers

    • 1.15 Supplies: Foam

    • 1.16 Supplies: Batting

    • 1.17 Supplies: Adhesives

    • 1.18 Supplies: Pins and Fabric Staplers

  • 3

    Section 2: Preparation

    • 2.0 Introduction and Table of Contents

    • 2.1 Video: Preparation

    • 2.2 Method: Cushion Basics

    • 2.3 Exercise: Cushion Basics for Course Cushion

    • 2.4 Method: Creating a Cut List

    • 2.5 Exercise: Create your Cut List

    • 2.6 Method: Making a Cut Diagram

    • 2.7 Exercise: Make your Cut Diagram

    • 2.8 Exercise: Mark and Cut the Fabric

    • 2.9 Evaluation: Quiz

    • 2.10 Evaluation: Methods Self-Assessment

  • 4

    Section 3: Sewing

    • 3.0 Introduction and Table of Contents

    • 3.1 Video: Sewing (Part 1 of 2) Zipper Panel and Boxing

    • 3.1 Video: Sewing (Part 2 of 2) Boxing con't, Foam and Batting, and Filling

    • 3.2 Exercise: Sewing the Zipper Panel

    • 3.3 Exercise: Sewing the Boxing

    • 3.4 Exercise: Foam and Batting

    • 3.5 Exercise: Filling

    • 3.6 Evaluation: Quiz

    • 3.7 Evaluation: Methods Self-Assessment

  • 5

    Section 4: Beyond this Course

    • 4.0 Introduction and Table of Contents

    • 4.1 Definition: Flow Matching

    • 4.2 Exercise: Marking from the Boxing Outward

    • 4.3 Exercise: Zipper Panel

    • 4.4 Exercise: Sewing

    • 4.5 Method: Prevent Fabric Movement

  • 6

    Section 5: Resources

    • 5.0 Introduction and Table of Contents

    • 5.1 Resource: Blank Cut List

    • 5.2 Resource: Blank Cut Diagram

    • 5.3 Video: Recentering Notches on a Zipper Panel (Troubleshooting)

  • 7

    Section 6: Closing Thoughts

    • 6.1 Video: Closing Thoughts from Cynthia