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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> McCall's> 2149 (Man's Plus sized shirt)

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Reviewed by:eclair

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Posted on:7/29/10 9:59 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 

Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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marec said... (7/30/10 10:11 AM) Reply
This is a great pattern, isn't it? I have used it 3 times for my DH. Your shirt turned out very nice.
JEF said... (7/30/10 9:04 AM) Reply
Looks really good and this is great review! Thanks.
eclair said... (7/30/10 8:52 AM) Reply
Thank you all! I'm unexpectedly chuffed with the shirt, it's all I can do to stop myself from way-laying passing strangers and pointing to him and saying "I made that!"
Nancy Rhodes said... (7/30/10 7:59 AM) Reply
Big smile here for you and yours!
margk said... (7/30/10 7:36 AM) Reply
Great work! It looks good.
Jane S said... (7/30/10 7:21 AM) Reply
Bravo, isn't it wonderful when a project works out. Your husband must be happy and proud in his new shirt. Congrats!
sewtime said... (7/29/10 10:24 PM) Reply
Nicely made!!!!
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