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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
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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> Simplicity> 8523 (Misses Top)

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Reviewed by:demoiselle

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Posted on:8/1/13 2:39 PM
Last Updated:8/1/13 2:59 PM

Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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Immelu said... (8/22/13 9:50 PM) Reply
Great review! Thanks for posting! I appreciate you pointing out the pitfalls of this pattern...I will avoid it!! Thanks again!
demoiselle said... (8/6/13 11:38 PM) Reply
Thank you both!
BeaJay said... (8/3/13 0:42 AM) Reply
That's a great top and gorgeous fabric. All your hard work has paid off.
marec said... (8/1/13 9:04 PM) Reply
Wonderful review of this pattern-thanks so much. Your top looks great! I have the pattern also, and was able to use it for boxy loose tops for riding etc. It is hard to get a fashionable look with this style :-)
demoiselle said... (8/1/13 7:32 PM) Reply
Thank you!
JTink said... (8/1/13 6:47 PM) Reply
This looks great!
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