Sewing With Nancy

Copy Cat Patterns - Part 1

Season 2400 Episode 2405 | 26m 46s

Nancy demonstrates how to create a pattern from a ready-made garment with a reverse sewing process, using a front-opening jacket to illustrate. After discussing basic tools, she reveals the tricks of tracing. She shows how to transfer grainline, seams, seam and hem allowances, side panels, collars, buttonholes, and sleeves, as well as how to replicate a garment section with a center fold.

Aired: 09/12/10

Rating: TV-G

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