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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
You'll also learn about sewing machine features and pattern language and symbols.

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Complete List of Videos

  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> 8137 (Evening Dress)

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Reviewed by:VakavaCheryl

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Member since: 3/28/10
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Posted on:5/31/10 1:28 PM

Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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JETrinity said... (6/2/10 7:48 PM) Reply
Congrats on your first review. What a gorgeous dress in such a royal color. You look great.
VirginiasDghter said... (6/1/10 3:05 PM) Reply
Very Very Nice!
p1xie said... (6/1/10 11:30 AM) Reply
You look beautiful in the dress. I love your color choices. It is stunning!
Paris75008 said... (6/1/10 10:32 AM) Reply
Looks absolutely stunning. The color looks fabulous on you. I just love the neckline
blessedtosew said... (6/1/10 8:48 AM) Reply
That is STUNNING!!! I love the neckline.
LoriU said... (6/1/10 0:59 AM) Reply
Your dress is absolutely beautiful. You should be proud of the job you did - I know what you mean: limited recent sewing experience! You look fantastic in your dress!
Raye Ann said... (5/31/10 5:35 PM) Reply
very lovely! congratulations on your first review, it was helpful.
AdaH said... (5/31/10 4:38 PM) Reply
great fit, great color, great dress
Rhoda K said... (5/31/10 2:53 PM) Reply
Beautiful! You did a great job.
Re Becca said... (5/31/10 2:23 PM) Reply
You made that look fabulous! the fit looks perfect to me. You sure look like an experienced seamstress.
VakavaCheryl said... (5/31/10 1:49 PM) Reply
Thanks, SusiM. I just switched it to public so it should be viewable now. Looks like this website cropped my head off but the flicker photo shows all of me.
SusiM said... (5/31/10 1:33 PM) Reply
Hi. Right now, your flicker photo is set to "private", so I can't see it, except for the thumbnail.
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