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Topic: first clothing atempt any ideas on easy first patterns?  (Read 392 times)
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« on: March 27, 2008 12:12:13 PM »

any pattern ideas for a first clothing project?thanks for any help
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2008 12:15:55 PM »

Tell us what kinds of things you've done, what you might like to do in general terms (tops? skirts? pants? dresses?) or what you want to learn (fitted things, dealing with knits, zippers, button holes), then we can offer suggestions Smiley
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2008 09:22:25 AM »

well i just learned button holes,i've done quilts and mending but never made anything from a pattern.i have some flannel so maybe a short and tank nightgown,or even a simple skirt,just something easy to start my learning thanks again
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2008 10:11:32 AM »

I suggest something that you're motivated on wearing and making - simple skirts, dresses, or shorts (no zippers, generally with a pull-on waist), pajama pants, etc. in a cotton work best for a first project (or flannel).  Try to stay away from knits for your first few patterns, they are a bit trickier to deal with and might make you frustrated more easily.

Once you feel comfortable, you can move onto adding more details like zippers, etc. 

« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2008 09:56:10 PM »

Just hie ye to the pattern books and look for something cute.  Pattern books nowadays usually have "beginner" or "easy to sew" section, and most pattern companies rate the difficulty level.  Look for "very easy" and you'll do fine.  Cheesy

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