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> Vogue Patterns> 8633 (Misses' Dress)

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Posted on:4/16/12 11:09 PM

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VivianZ said... (4/18/12 7:54 AM) Reply
Your dress is so cute and "au courant". Definitely poppies! I love it.
Sue Parrott said... (4/17/12 10:16 PM) Reply
I love your fabric and this pattern is super cute. I think you have convinced me to purchase it!
Batik said... (4/17/12 8:02 PM) Reply
This dress is lovely on you! Would look cute with a little green bolero.
ArtAttack said... (4/17/12 5:22 PM) Reply
This is absolutely adorable! You twirl, girl!
SavageCoco said... (4/17/12 4:26 PM) Reply
Well done! And I say make those dresses because when it's hot, you'll always be cool and beautiful in a dress. Swirl on!
GoodbyeValntino said... (4/17/12 3:59 PM) Reply
The dress looks great on you! I love the great dress concept.
Sewiing Sue said... (4/17/12 2:51 PM) Reply
Thanks for the detailed instructions on the bodice and sharing your skills. great dress and photo shoot.
knitwitsl said... (4/17/12 2:06 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress!! I just put that pattern on my wishlist.
NC Carol said... (4/17/12 10:06 AM) Reply
Cheerful fabric, great dress!
petro said... (4/17/12 8:17 AM) Reply
I love the fabric! Not loud, happy, expressive. Nice style too.
velosewer said... (4/17/12 2:51 AM) Reply
Having a bunch of great dresses is wonderful. This one is definitely a great start.
slmstyle said... (4/17/12 2:48 AM) Reply
Pretty!! I like this pattern for it's style lines and versatility. You made the most of it with your lovely poppy fabric!
magpie57 said... (4/16/12 11:43 PM) Reply
Great dress, I love the poppies! Nothing more fun than a twirly skirt. It brings out the little girl in all of us!
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