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Knowing your way around a pattern before you start sewing will save you serious time and headaches down the road. Once again we call on talented BurdaStyle member Sunni Standing (sunnilj9) to help you familiarize yourself with the basics of a sewing pattern like the ones featured in The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook.

Check out Sunni’s tips and share your tricks for mastering patterns in the comments below!


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    Jun 1, 2015, 07.43 AMby Johnydepp

    The tips that are shared here on the webpage to read sewing patterns are superb and these tips helped me a lot to have a good idea about patterns. I am so happy that you people are sharing such awesome and useful tips. wholesale cheese

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    Nov 25, 2011, 08.47 AMby stitchybritt

    Nice! I’d like to see a series of these.

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