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Video: Marking and Cutting a Pattern

By: Chris Nickson - Updated: 16 Sep 2012 | comments*Discuss
 

In this short video a professional fashion designer demonstrates how to reproduce the pattern markings onto your material and how to cut the fabric.

Video Transcript
Hello, I'm Natalie, I'm a Fashion Designer and I'm here today with Start Sewing to show how to cut out your pattern pieces.

All you need to do is cut along your chalk line from before, using fabric cutting scissors, making sure every time you get to the notch that you chalked out, snip, just to show it's easier when you're sewing because each piece will join together.

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