Butterick 6413 Sewalong
Projects

Butterick 6413 Sewalong

Hey guys, welcome to the…

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Safari in my garden
Projects

Safari in my garden

Full disclosure: I sewed this…

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Cupcakes and sunshine
Outfits

Cupcakes and sunshine

Welcome to 2018. It’s been…

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Pattern Envelope Template
Tips

Pattern Envelope Template

When you operate as a highly frugal…

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Welcome to part 1 of the B6413 Sewalong! If you’re joining us from Facebook, good to see you, and if not, you should come and join our Sewalong Group to keep up with everyone’s progress. Otherwise, feel free to follow Carbon Chic for updates, or post on Instagram, etc. with the tag #b6413sewalong :) Let’s begin! The first thing anyone should do with any pattern they are unfamiliar with is construct something called a muslin. This is a test garment made with similar (much cheaper, hopefully) fabric. It will let you see whether you will encounter potential fitting issues as you go along. Always, always, always trace your pattern onto tracing paper from the original pattern sheets; don’t just cut into it like an animal. You may need those other sizes later depending on how (un)successful your muslin is. Finished garment measurements Everyone starts off tripping over pattern sizes. That’s…