• 41:36

    Learning how to make a pattern from a shirt that you already like the fit of is a great way to get a pattern that you know will be the right size. Nicki LaFoille shows you how to draft a tank top pattern by tracing a tank top onto pattern paper. Make a Pattern Nicki…

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  • 35:47

    Making your own boxy tee pattern based on your own measurements and then sewing a boxy tee shirt from fun fabric of your choice can be quick and easy- Nicki LaFoille shows you how. Boxy Tee Pattern Nicki begins by showing how to create your own boxy tee pattern and explains some of the tools…

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  • 25:18

    Creating a simple skirt with a shirred waistband can be quick and easy and only requires a rectangle of fabric and some elastic thread. Nicki LaFoille shows you how it’s done! Shirring In order to make this fun and easy skirt with a shirred waistband, you must first shirr the fabric. Nicki begins by explaining…

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  • 10:02

    While taking body measurements, making a muslin and creating a complicated dress with many pieces is the type of sewing project we want to do sometimes- other times we want something quick and easy. ZJ Humbach shows you how to sew a simple dress using a fabric that does most of the work for you…

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  • 34:03

    Sewing necklines can often be the most difficult part of sewing a shirt or dress. ZJ Humbach shows you several tips for sewing necklines that can make the process much easier and help to ensure that you get a smooth, professional looking finished garment. Preparation and Sewing When sewing necklines, as with many other curved…

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  • 26:47

    Finding a summer dress that fits your specific body measurements perfectly can be tricky- so this year, make one instead! Ashley Hough shares pattern drafting tips and shows you how to draft an easy summer dress pattern based on your own measurements. Measurements The first, and most important part in pattern drafting is taking your…

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  • How to Make a Pencil Skirt
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    Pencil skirts are a great addition to any wardrobe, and ones stitched from knit fabric are perfect for summer! Follow along as Aurora Sisneros shows you how to create your own from start to finish. Begin by taking the necessary measurements, learning how to incorporate room for both seam allowances and negative ease. Draft a…

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  • How to Make Pajama Pants
    23:14

    There’s nothing better than relaxing on a couch in a comfy pair of pajama pants. In this tutorial, Aurora Sisneros shows you how to make pajama pants with an elastic waistband and cute contrasting cuffs. Pattern Pieces Learning how to make pajama pants is fairly simply in that there are only two main pattern pieces…

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  • A-Line Skirt: Make an Easy A Line Skirt Pattern
    17:17

    Skirts can be great quick and easy garment sewing projects. In this tutorial, learn how to draft an A line skirt pattern based on your own measurements and then make a bias cut skirt with a fold over elastic waistband- Ellen March shows you how. Pattern Before you can sew or cut out any fabric…

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