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Five Methods For Tracing Sewing Patterns – Keep Your Original Patterns Intact – Evelyn Wood

A free video sewing lesson from Evelyn Wood. Evelyn Wood shares five methods for tracing sewing patterns to create your own copies while keeping your original sewing patterns and sizes intact and uncut. Extra time is needed to trace your pattern pieces, but there are some very good reasons to trace your pattern rather than cut into it. Pattern tracing lets you to maintain the original pattern pieces. Tracing allows sewers to use a pattern more than once and in more than one size. Tracing the sewing pattern lets you to keep the printed pattern intact in case you need to make any fitting adjustments. Pattern wear is another reason to trace your patterns. Tracing allows you to have the other sizes available for use. Whatever your reason, you will be glad you traced your pattern(s) to keep and use over and over…

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Evelyn Wood Shares 14 Things She Wishes She Knew As A Beginner Sewer

Evelyn Wood shares 14 things she wishes she knew as a beginner sewer. Evelyn discusses her sewing tips for tools, machines, fear of cutting fabrics, patterns, fitting, being overwhelmed, and the sewing process as a beginner. Watch this free video and listen to Evelyn’s very best tips for those of us who are beginner sewing enthusiasts…

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Garment Renovation with Evelyn Wood

The concept of re-styling and re-fashioning garments is actually not new.  Evelyn Wood shares amazing vintage sewing literature that clearly describes how “garment renovating” has been used and has evolved over time…

Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood

Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood

A free video series discussing sewing terminology: This is a free video series of three short videos with Evelyn Wood, where she discusses all of the mystery sewing terminology that you want to know! Evelyn’s wants you to learn to speak dressmaker. Watch these three free videos and you will be surprised with what you might … [ Read More at SWN! ]