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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> Butterick> 3134 (Fast and easy)

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Reviewed by:mimi g.
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Posted on:12/17/12 7:54 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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Ms. Monica G said... (11/20/14 10:44 PM) Reply
Omigosh! I have this pattern and figured I'd use it to make a ho-hum summer go-to skirt. This skirt looks so chic! Kudos on your construction and fabric choices.
portercs said... (12/20/12 2:45 PM) Reply
Great job!
Jstarr4250 said... (12/20/12 7:19 AM) Reply
Beautiful wardrobe staple accessorized perfectly, as usual.
Amanda.Claire said... (12/18/12 1:28 PM) Reply
You make the patterns look so interesting. Beautiful skirt and beautiful work!
2 Airedales n Me said... (12/18/12 3:02 AM) Reply
A very polished outfit but THEN THERE ARE THOSE SHOES!! Love the look.
wendyrb said... (12/18/12 2:45 AM) Reply
Tres chic! A ritzy keeper for the long haul. Really well done.
TalyQ said... (12/18/12 0:56 AM) Reply
Really flattering, love it.
Raye Ann said... (12/17/12 10:46 PM) Reply
Very pretty! Its nice to showcase how to turn a dowdy looking envelope into a lovely wardrobe staple.
Levone said... (12/17/12 9:58 PM) Reply
Lovely skirt!
sewbehind said... (12/17/12 9:55 PM) Reply
That is lovely, Mimi. Gorgeous!
Rhoda K said... (12/17/12 8:42 PM) Reply
Very nice skirt and good looking outfit.
FreyaStark said... (12/17/12 8:03 PM) Reply
A very smart skirt, and a great outfit with your accessorizing.
 
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