How to Read a Sewing Pattern
Beginner | 37 min 43 sec
Class Discussion
Questions or comments about this class?
Sewing patterns are often a mysterious language unto themselves, but Liesl Gibson is here to demystify the process. In this class, Liesl explains all the components of sewing patterns, including: reading the pattern envelope, taking accurate measurements, fabric recommendations, understanding the guide sheet, working with pattern pieces, and layout and cutting. This class is chock full of tips and best practices so you will be set up to start sewing for yourself.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Learn how to: 
  • Read pattern envelope
  • Take accurate measurements
  • Work with a guide sheet
  • Work with pattern pieces
What you’ll get:
  • Easy-to-follow class by clothing designer Liesl Gibson, on reading sewing patterns
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Step-by-step instruction and a detailed supply list
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
Class Discussion
Questions or comments about this class? Join the conversation here.
View More Comments
Your timecode tags and notes for this section
Class Reviews
576 users recommended this class to a friend
Rose Southern
Very informative!
October 6, 2022
Hannah Bullins
Her explanations were very clear.
October 5, 2022
Tressie Hall
This is exactly what I was looking for, a step by step clear guide to reading & using sewing patterns....I will rewatch it again as a review, before I start my sewing. Thanks.
More than 3 months ago