Fabric yardage

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One of the best pieces of advice I have learned is: Measure Twice, Cut Once. I believe and follow that guideline for most of the sewing and other DIY's I create, and it has saved me money and grief. When I can predetermine the finished size of a project, I can calculate how much material I need to buy. Whatever project I plan, I usually buy just a little extra of any materials or ingredients only in case. Before heading out to your favorite fabric store, prepare yourself with some knowledge…

Suzanne Brault
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Enjoy these measuring charts to help guide you with your pattern drafting requirements. Click Here for Sure-Fit Designs Measurement Chart _______________________________________________________________________________________ Half Scale Shirt Kit Templates: Click the following links below to download the half-scale

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Your project instructions call for two yards of 60" wide fabric, but the fabric you want to use is 45" wide. Hmmm... attempting to dredge up that old math lesson in proportions is probably not going to happen on the fly. Instead, print out our handy conversion chart for those times you don't have a pattern envelope with a yardage conversion table. Remember, these are general estimates. If your fabric has a big motif, a large repeat or is directional, it's best to buy extra. When working with…

Andrea Mitchell