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Published on 06 Nov 2014 | over 3 years ago

If you have ever dreamed of sewing a wardrobe for yourself but don’t feel confident reading sewing patterns, this class is just for you.
FINISH SKIRT (PART 2): www.creativebug.com/classseries/learn-to-sew-clothes-with-simplicity-patterns

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About this class:
Deborah Kreiling has been creating sewing patterns with the Simplicity Pattern Company for 35 years, and in her four-part course, she will teach you all of the basic skills you need to know to follow a pattern and make gorgeous clothing. Creativebug is offering this first class for free, so you will learn how to start making an iconic gathered skirt. While this garment is fairly simple, it offers lots of learning opportunities.

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About Creativebug:
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Move onto tops and dresses here: www.creativebug.com/classseries/learn-to-sew-clothes-with-simplicity-patterns

@1:40 Materials
@3:53 Take measurements to determine size
@5:08 How to read the pattern
envelope and choose fabric
@6:38 How to read the
guide sheet
@13:14 Cut out pattern pieces
@14:58 Cut out fabric and
transferring marks
@18:15 Sew center back
@21:02 Press seams
@21:48 Attach pockets
@23:42 Sew side front seams and finishing pockets
@27:56 Sew gathering stitches
@29:56 Apply interfacing and make Yoke

About Deborah:
Deborah Kreiling has worked at the Simplicity Pattern Company for over thirty-five years. She first came to Simplicity as a sewing instruction writer and now holds the position of Design Development Director. She works directly with every patternmaker, seamstress, writer and illustrator to make sure that that every sewing pattern can be successfully and happily sewn at home.

Tools & Materials:
– Simplicity Pattern #1369, available at
Simplicity.com or your favorite fabric retailer
(see back of pattern envelope to ensure you are
buying the right size)
– Fabric (see pattern envelope for fabric
recommendations and exact quantities)
– 7/8 yard lightweight fusible interfacing
– Thread in matching color
– 7” invisible zipper
– Pins
– Water-soluble pencil or chalk
– Seam ripper
– Fabric shears
– Snips
– Tape measure
– Painter’s tape (optional)
– Iron and ironing board
– Invisible zipper foot
– Sewing machine

Sew a Skirt with Deborah Kreiling from Simplicity Patterns I Creativebug
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