Renowned designer and sewing instructor Katrina Walker demystifies silk’s many varieties.
In this fascinating workshop Walker begins with the production of the fiber itself and takes students through each type of silk fabric – from chiffon and crepe de chine to satin and jacquards.
Silk’s cost and delicate nature can be intimidating. But in this workshop Walker covers every aspect of sewing with silk
▪ Cutting and pressing
▪ Choosing the best thread
▪ Selecting the perfect interfacing
You’ll see specialty techniques for seams – quick flat fell, Hong Kong, and more.
She also demonstrates beautiful hem finishes, including bound and faced hems, and the best hem for chiffon.
After you've mastered silk, learn all about wool textiles in Katrina Walker’s companion workshop, Sewing with Wool.
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