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Simplicity 2258
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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Pattern Reviews> Burda> 152 (Carpet Bag (free pattern))

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Posted on:11/17/08 12:48 PM
Last Updated:11/17/08 12:58 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 6 people   
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Sewingmi said... (11/18/08 5:57 PM) Reply
Very lovely!
Ronda Rae said... (11/18/08 8:03 AM) Reply
I love your take on this bag! Thanks for the link, too. I may have to try it. Your bag is awesome!
squirrellypoo said... (11/18/08 8:00 AM) Reply
Very nice! I like that it recycles scraps, but your choice of fabrics is perfect for fall! Your sister is sure to love it.
Mary Nanna said... (11/18/08 0:54 AM) Reply
wow wow wow! That looks fantastic. The little roses in the corner is a lovely detail. Well done you!
Irene said... (11/17/08 1:39 PM) Reply
This is both attractive and practical (since you used scraps from recent clothing projects). Thanks for all your construction tips.
Stacy Sews said... (11/17/08 1:07 PM) Reply
I've always wanted to try this pattern, thanks for the review!
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