SEWING WITH WOOL
In this on-demand* course, textile expert and sewing instructor Katrina Walker shares her in-depth knowledge about wool. Build confidence and skills for sewing with this versatile natural fiber through her trouble-shooting advice and easy-to-follow tutorials.
*This course is on-demand. You will have access to the content as soon as you sign up. There is not a course schedule to adhere to or a specific time you need to set aside for learning. From the date of sign-up, you will have a full 12 months to view the content.
The Basics and Beyond
Learn how wool is shorn from the sheep, cleaned, carded, and spun into yarn which is then woven into fabric.
Understand the qualities and types of wool fabrics, including jersey, twill, and bouclé.
Master seams, hems, and specialty finishes.
See how to match the wool textile to garment type.
Assemble the best tools for sewing wool.
Learn how to prepare, cut, and stabilize wool.
Discover expert tips for pressing and shaping wool with steam.
Meet the Instructor
Katrina Walker is a sewing industry professional known for her textile expertise. She has a special love for working with natural fibers such as silk and wool. Katrina raises sheep to create natural-colored fleece and yarn for her Spoiled Sheep brand. She is a national educator and brand ambassador for Pfaff sewing machines and a Sulky Sewcialite. Katrina frequently contributes to Threads magazine and teaches at national sewing shows and online. Keep up with her projects at KatrinaWalker.com.