Online Sewing Class: Fit the Tee to a T
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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> Lekala Patterns> 5140 (Trousers)

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Posted on:4/2/10 9:46 PM
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Scheryka said... (4/2/10 10:11 PM) Reply
Uh oh tis is not good. I have read bed reviews for Lekala but I ran across two outstanding reviews that made mem change my mind about them. Now, I don't know again. And I have bought several patterns when they were $1.00. Well I am going to do my cut and see what comes out of one I've got.
Maggiedoll said... (3/10/10 12:40 PM) Reply
I haven't contacted them.. that didn't occur to me.. what would I say? I already wasted fabric on the bad pattern, and it seems from other reviews that the bad fit is more or less the norm with those patterns. I bought a Jalie pattern that actually comes with instructions!
EleanorSews said... (2/4/10 12:42 PM) Reply
What sort of response have you gotten from Lekala Patterns? Assuming you contacted them to inquire about the misfit....
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