Course Description

Sew Simple Series: Sew Simple the Kimono Sleeve Design & Sew Along

Join Glenda the Good Stitch in this very basic design and sew along for the Kimono Sleeve Blouse.  You'll see how to modify the pattern to incorporate a cut-on Kimono sleeve style.  Of course, you'll receive full sewing directions as well as designing directions.  Join Glenda now and enjoy!

President Sure-Fit Designs

Glenda Sparling

Since 1982, Glenda has been President of Sure-Fit Designs™, an international company specializing in pattern fitting and designing. Canadian born, her impressive background includes 10 years as a Home Economics educator, plus 36 years in the sewing industry. Based in Eugene, OR, she has traveled extensively in the USA, Canada, Australia, N.Z., and Great Britain showing home seamstresses the ease of achieving excellent pattern fit with the Sure-Fit Designs™ system of pattern fitting and designing. She has authored numerous articles, pattern fitting, designing, fabric embellishment and machine embroidery books for the benefit of home seamstresses worldwide. She has been featured in sewing forums and shows throughout the USA and Australia and is recognized as a leading educator in the sewing industry.

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Lesson #2 - Bust Dart Location Options

    • Lesson #2 - Bust Dart Location Options

    • Video Lesson #2: Bust Dart Position Options for the Kimono Blouse

  • 3

    Lesson #3 - Drawing the Kimono Blouse Front

    • Lesson #3 - Drawing the Kimono Blouse Front

    • Kimono Sleeve Blouse Drafting Sequence

    • Video Lesson #3: Drawing the Kimono Sleeve Bodice Front

  • 4

    Lesson #4 - Drawing the Kimono Blouse Back

    • Lesson #4 - Drawing the Kimono Blouse Back

    • Video Lesson #4: Drawing the Kimono Sleeve Bodice Back

  • 5

    Lesson #5 - Stabilizing & Sewing Shoulder Seams

    • Lesson #5 - Stabilizing & Sewing Shoulder Seams

    • Kimono Sleeve Blouse Sewing Sequence

    • Video Lesson #5: Sewing Kimono Shoulder Seams

  • 6

    Lesson #6 - Sewing Fold-Over Elastic

    • Lesson #6 - Sewing Fold-Over Elastic

    • Video Lesson #6: Sewing Fold-Over Elastic

  • 7

    Lesson #7 - Sewing Armhole Bias Trim

    • Lesson #7 - Sewing Armhole Bias Trim

    • Video Lesson #7: Kimono Armhole Bias Trim

  • 8

    Lesson #8 - Sewing Side Seams & Hem Choices

    • Lesson #8 - Sewing Side Seams & Hem Choices

    • Video Lesson #8: Kimono Side Seam & Hem Choices

  • 9

    Lesson #9 - Kimono Blouse Closing Comments

    • Lesson #9 - Kimono Blouse Closing Comments

    • Video Lesson #9: Kimono Blouse End Notes & Closing Comments

Reviews

5 star rating

kimono blouse

Connie Drouin

Another most excellent project. Glenda’s instructions are consistently clear and well paced so that they are easy to follow. So many skills, so much learning...

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Another most excellent project. Glenda’s instructions are consistently clear and well paced so that they are easy to follow. So many skills, so much learning! I am self taught and all these years, I never realized how much I missed before investing in Sure-Fit-Designs!

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5 star rating

Yay

Tricia Manquero

My favorite shirt .. now I know how it’s done Thank You!!

My favorite shirt .. now I know how it’s done Thank You!!

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5 star rating

Excellent

Magriet Mostert

Excellent

Excellent

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5 star rating

Kari Newell

Glenda, your content and video was excellent! I so enjoyed this series.

Glenda, your content and video was excellent! I so enjoyed this series.

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Betty Robertson

5 star rating

Excellent instructions

kalpna panchal

This is yet another excellent sew a long. Easy and clear instructions. Great tips and confidence builder. Thank you Glenda. I'm loving my new found passion.

This is yet another excellent sew a long. Easy and clear instructions. Great tips and confidence builder. Thank you Glenda. I'm loving my new found passion.

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kimono top

Marge Powell

great video, an excellent job, Glenda, as usual. My one question would be the what is the maximum length of the kimono sleeve? Marge Powell

great video, an excellent job, Glenda, as usual. My one question would be the what is the maximum length of the kimono sleeve? Marge Powell

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