This sewing course focuses on advanced tailoring techniques to be used to embellish craft products. Participants will have to know how to use a sewing machine. Participants will learn 5 types of seams, 4 pleating methods, piping methods, cornering techniques, styles of button holes and techniques for embellishing with buttons. These skills will be put to practical use in the production of an individualized sampler/cushion cover. Participants will be encouraged to use linens, silks or fabrics of their own making. The class goal is to advance sewing skills and show how products can be enhanced with professional tailoring techniques.