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Simplicity 2258
In this video, you learn how to:
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  • 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> Butterick> 5520 (Raglan Sleeve Peplum Dress)

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Posted on:3/2/11 10:01 AM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 14 people   
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MamaSewing said... (3/6/11 4:37 PM) Reply
I am impressed with all the work and how fast you got this done. The end result is great and well worth it!
Heatherrique said... (3/4/11 8:49 AM) Reply
You are mighty fierce in pink and black! Again beautiful work on your dress.
FreyaStark said... (3/3/11 3:45 AM) Reply
The high standard of your work and your patience with so much detail is very impressive but well worth it in the end.
Mushywear said... (3/3/11 2:34 AM) Reply
You did a fabulous job on this!
beth5646 said... (3/3/11 1:29 AM) Reply
Really cute dress and looks great on you. I love your fabric choice. As usual---a great review. Thanks.
wildberrymom said... (3/3/11 1:03 AM) Reply
Nice dress beautifully done!
michellep74 said... (3/3/11 0:43 AM) Reply
Really cute dress!
callmeRuth said... (3/2/11 8:24 PM) Reply
So nice! It looks great.
Dale C said... (3/2/11 7:52 PM) Reply
Wow.. a lot of work went into that dress! And it looks very nice. :)
SewWil said... (3/2/11 6:41 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress! Great job. I think you will get more than one season out of this dress.
Lynnelle said... (3/2/11 6:20 PM) Reply
The time you spent on hand sewing was well worth it. Your dress if fabulous. Thanks for the great review.
katharin said... (3/2/11 6:11 PM) Reply
This style looks great on you. I like your fabric choice and your dress is beautifully made. Thank you for the inspiration!
Nan Kay said... (3/2/11 5:31 PM) Reply
Lovely dress. I'm sure it will be in style for much longer than a one season trend!
Christas said... (3/2/11 4:38 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress! This dress will definitely be still be in style after the 80's trend has passed. Nice sewing!
cleverkitty said... (3/2/11 3:10 PM) Reply
you paid attention to a lot of detail, looks just wonderful with your style and fabric choice. Very good review.
Mufffet said... (3/2/11 2:38 PM) Reply
Great work. Very nice dress. Versatile as well. :)
svenskaflicka said... (3/2/11 12:55 PM) Reply
Very nice! Your hand detailing is beautiful. And the matching of the houndsteeth. :)
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