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Making a Kate Middleton Barbie Wedding Dress Part 3
Explaining what nap is and why it is important to know it. There is a line on the fabric that can tell you the nap, but why you shouldn’t cut on it. Good fabric stores will fold fabric with the nap. You have to be careful pinning the delicate pattern to fabric. What “cut on fold” means. You need to keep pattern smooth for obvious reasons. How to conserve fabric while cutting. Why pinwheels (not probably the official name of the tool) became unpopular–they are a metal wheel with sharp edges that
Making a Kate Middleton Barbie Wedding Dress Part 2
Cutting out the first pattern. Why my mom recommends leaving a border around the pattern (2 reasons). How to know how many of each piece you need to cut out. It is good to cut out instructions if outside of the pattern (some are written on the pattern) if you plan to reuse the pattern in the future. I finish cutting out all the pieces, which is oddly very tiring. I show how I stored the pieces. My mom doesn’t usually bother doing the initial steps recommended to stop shrinking, as we have pre-sh
Making a Kate Middleton Barbie Wedding Dress Part 1
I tell you why I want to learn how to sew and why I chose this pattern. I tell you why my mom chose to buy this pattern. I get a little overwhelmed, but mom is nice to help me out. I show you the fabrics I chose. I tell you the advice she gave me on starting out.