Online Sewing Class: The Contemporary Couture Jacket
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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> New Look> 6349 

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Reviewed by:Sue Anfang
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Posted on:4/11/04 3:07 PM
Last Updated:4/11/04 3:30 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Needs More Info by 1 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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Monique1 said... (8/1/05 1:06 AM) Reply
I am thinking of making a dress which is very similar to this but am using a stretch fabric. Do you have any comments on how you think it would work out?
Schnauzer said... (4/12/04 10:06 PM) Reply
A really lovely dress Sue.
Sue Anfang said... (4/12/04 8:28 PM) Reply
Linda, the fabric was easy to sew, but frayed so you need to finish the seams. The interfacing fused very nicely to the facings, too.
Danvillegirl said... (4/12/04 6:14 PM) Reply
I like the look of this dress and love the fabric. Makes me think it is spring but you can't tell it is from the weather we are having today. Is crepe polyester easy to sew?
aperiolat said... (4/12/04 11:18 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress! I love the fabric and it looks like it feels lovely to wear :)
Debbie Spriggs said... (4/12/04 8:45 AM) Reply
Very pretty dress! I really like this wrap style, and will add this one to my wish list.
LadyLee said... (4/12/04 8:40 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress. The pattern is absolutely gorgeous.
jlg said... (4/12/04 7:20 AM) Reply
Very pretty.
sridhari said... (4/11/04 7:58 PM) Reply
Excellent review and very well presented photo of the dress. I have been looking for a dress, ala "D. Fustenberg" for quite sometime. I wonder if the New Look patterns are generally well conceived? I have been reluctant to try them. Thanks again.
valerie sews said... (4/11/04 6:43 PM) Reply
What a nice dress. Love the fresh colours in the material.
Levone said... (4/11/04 6:28 PM) Reply
Thanks for reviewing this pattern. I bought this recently and plan to make it up soon. Your dress looks nice.
ReneeO said... (4/11/04 4:39 PM) Reply
Sue, your dress is lovely. I love the fabric!
 
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