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Sew-along → Part 2 - Sewing the pocket on Skirt Sewing Pattern N.75

In today's post, I'd like to show how to sew the pockets on the skirt - Sewing Pattern N.75. Some may have difficulties with the curved part of the pocket - and here's a tip that may help you sew it easily in a few steps.  Firstly, double fold the upper raw edge of the pocket - 1st at 1 cm or 3/8" and 2nd at 3 cm or 1,18", and stitch as shown below. Before continuing, you can finish the raw edges with a serger or sewing machine with stitches similar to a serger. Now set the machine to a long regular stitch and make a stitch on the pocket's curved part at circa 5 mm (1/8" would be fine...

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How to measure the sewing pattern → height, width, and the seam allowance in Adobe Reader free version

Sometimes you may have doubts about the size you picked to print out. Occasionally, I receive emails asking me about the garment measurements as some of you have difficulties in determining what size will fit better. Here is a tip on how to measure the pattern before you print. Open the sewing pattern, as usual, using the free version of Adobe Reader DC. You will need to open the Copy-Shop version (find it inside Bookmarks), then choose Tools → Measure or in the secondary toolbar, click Measuring Tool. To measure select the Distance tool  and to snap the measurement to the endpoint of a line, select Snap To Endpoints . Click the first point, move the pointer to the second point, and click again. See the below screenshots to get...

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