Fabric Manipulation

Fabric Manipulation

Follow along in this 4-part course as we learn the tricks of the trade! This topic covers distressing denim, using techniques like pintucks and ruching to create visual interest, working with fabric dyes, and more. Add a unique touch to your work with these techniques.

Instructor: Cinnamon Miles

Fabric Manipulation
  • Fabric Manipulation - Distressing Techniques

    This video covers Distressing Techniques:
    Video Timeline:
    0:00 - Overview
    1:12 - Supplies/Tools/Examples
    4:20 - Distressing Placement
    5:28 - “Whiskering” Sandpaper Technique
    7:48 - Seam Ripper “Hole” Technique
    11:30 - Frayed Hem
    14:14 - Grater/Zester Technique
    You can find all the referenced PDF ...

  • Pin Tuck Tutorial - SWC Fabric Manipulation

    In this video I share a few examples for creating pintucks.
    Video Timeline:
    0:00 - Overview
    0:54 - Supplies/Tools/Examples
    2: 08 - Pin Tuck Step By Step
    6:46 - Pin Tuck Method 2
    8:55 - Adding Pin Tucks To A Design
    You can find all the referenced PDF patterns and supplies at www.pixiefaire.com

  • SWC - The Ruching Technique

    Tips on how to add a ruching technique to an existing design.

  • Working With Fabric Dyes

    Sewing With Cinnamon Fabric Manipulation Part 4
    This video shows a few fast, easy, and fun examples of fabric dyeing.

  • Dye Resist Technique Using Elmers Glue