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Video: Mending a Ripped Seam

In this short video a professional fashion designer demonstrates mending a ripped seam using a sewing machine. Video Transcript Hi, I’m Natalie, I run a fashion design company called Miss Natalie B. I am here today with Start Sewing to show how to mean a ripped seam. First thing you …

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Video: Hemming a Garment

In this short video a professional fashion designer demonstrates how to hem a garment using a sewing machine. Video Transcript Hi, I’m Natalie, I run a fashion design company called Miss Natalie B I am here today with Start Sewing to show you how to hem a dress or skirt. …

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Video: Threading a Sewing Machine

In this short video a professional fashion designer demonstrates how to thread a sewing machine. Video Transcript Hi I’m Natalie, I’m a fashion designer. I’m here today with Start Sewing to show you how to thread a sewing machine. The basic sets you need, first of all cotton reel, bobbins …

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Video: Stitching the Pattern

In this short video a professional fashion designer demonstrates how stitch your fabric after cutting out from a pattern. Video Transcript Hello I’m Natalie, I’m a Fashion Designer, I have my own company, Miss Natalie B.com. I’m here today with Start Sewing to show how to sew your pattern pieces …

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Video: Marking and Cutting a Pattern

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 …

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How to Make a Father Christmas Costume

Santa Claus costumes are pretty standard fare: thick red coat and pants with fur trim at the cuffs, heavy-duty black boots, white gloves, and white hair and beard. We recognise the icon in most parts of the free world. And we can replicate it fairly easily. Father Christmas Costume Material …

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