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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> Kwik Sew> 3494 (Misses Skirts & Tops)

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Posted on:7/10/11 9:52 AM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 10 people   
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cleverkitty said... (5/1/12 6:01 PM) Reply
I like this a lot the color is so pretty on you.
MissMarnie said... (8/9/11 4:02 PM) Reply
Ooh I love this on you. I will have to add this pattern to my wish list. Thanks for the helpful comments on fabric choice.
pdiddly said... (7/11/11 12:36 PM) Reply
this is a really nice top - you now have us all wanting to know how you did the lining :-)
Margaret said... (7/11/11 11:53 AM) Reply
Great looking top!
CSM--Carla said... (7/11/11 10:02 AM) Reply
Elegant looking top on you, MN Barb! Thanks for sharing this review!
21wale said... (7/10/11 5:03 PM) Reply
What a fun top! I really like the general shape - very flattering.
Christas said... (7/10/11 5:00 PM) Reply
Very pretty top!
marec said... (7/10/11 4:36 PM) Reply
So nice! I love the pattern elements and your choice of blue linen to make this up.
marjoriekh said... (7/10/11 2:54 PM) Reply
I really like the lines of this shirt on you, and it looks like it worked out very well in your stretch linen. (Yay for leaving out zippers!) I wonder if the back darts could be lengthened (while not widened) to end an inch or so below your shoulder blades? My shoulder blades are my back's 'pointy parts,' such as they are. (You could probably make that change in the finished garment -- oh, except I forgot there's a lining.) Anyway, I thought that was where back darts were usually designed to end.
Gelbean said... (7/10/11 1:48 PM) Reply
Very nice top! I just love the collar on this one.
cleverkitty said... (7/10/11 1:43 PM) Reply
The whole outfit looks so nice on you perfect for summer.
rutaliet said... (7/10/11 12:30 PM) Reply
Your version of this pattern came out great. I should have lengthened the bodice like you did. The draft of the darts is pretty doggone weird, especially in the back - do we have breasts on our backs????
manola6176 said... (7/10/11 10:43 AM) Reply
Very nice blouse thanks for mentioning this pattern. It sounds very interresting to make.
renren said... (7/10/11 10:02 AM) Reply
Very nice fabric and nice lines in this top. And, well, of course you had to add just a smidge of topstitching because it made the top absolutley fabuloso! Lovely!
 
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