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Pattern Marking Decoder Info-Graphic

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Pattern Marking Decoder Info-Graphic
Pattern Marking Decoder Info-Graphic

Pattern Description:

If you've ever picked up a sewing pattern, you may have been confused by the apparent hieroglyphics marking on the pattern pieces.

Never fear - you don't have to learn an ancient, symbolic language in order to sew with commercial patterns! Most patterns have standardized markings, which makes it easier and faster to sew with them over time once you have practiced with a few of them.

Consider this info-graphic your secret decoder ring!

Please note- info-graphic prints out on legal size paper.

Additional detailed information can be found here on the blog:http://thesewingloftblog.com/2014/04/25/understanding-pattern-markings/

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • prints on legal size paper


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  • printer
  • paper

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