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In this video, you learn how to:
  • Use some of the basic tools
  • Choose fabric
  • Use patterns
  • Measure yourself for patterns
  • Trace and cut out the pattern
  • Lay out and cut out the pattern from fabric
  • Stitch together and press your skirt
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  1. Introduction and Tools
  2. Fabric Types
  3. What the Information on the Pattern Envelope Means
  4. Types of Patterns and What the Markings Mean
  5. Taking Body Measurements
  6. Tracing the Patterns and Understanding Markings
  7. Preparing the Fabric, Laying Out the Pattern Pieces, and Cutting Out the Fabric
  8. Getting to Know your Sewing Machine
  9. Sewing the Skirt
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Forum > Miscellaneous > Tilly from ''The Great British Sewing Bee'' has a blog ( Moderated by Deepika, EleanorSews, CynthiaSue)

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Date: 4/19/13 8:43 AM

Just discovered that Tilly, who was eliminated in the second show, has a delightful sewing blog: Tilly and the Buttons

She's been writing about being on the show and giving some background stories that are fun to read.

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"I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes--and six months later you have to start all over again!"

Pfaff 2170, Pfaff 7570, Pfaff 4852, Babylock Coverstitch, Bernina 1090, Bernina 1020, Gammill Quilting machine

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Date: 4/19/13 9:39 AM

Thanks Peg - a good read and her tutorials look very clear.

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http://bgballroom.wordpress.com to follow the progress on my next ballgown.

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Date: 4/19/13 10:11 PM

Lauren also has a blog. Guthrie and Ghani

She has posted on her experience on the show and recapped the episodes. She is also opening a fabric and yarn shop.

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Date: 4/19/13 10:39 PM

Thanks! I find the background stories very interesting and fun.

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"I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes--and six months later you have to start all over again!"

Pfaff 2170, Pfaff 7570, Pfaff 4852, Babylock Coverstitch, Bernina 1090, Bernina 1020, Gammill Quilting machine

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