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Pattern Drafting
How to draft a curved belt pattern

How to draft a curved belt pattern

Learn how to draft a pattern for a curved belt with your very own measurements! This tutorial is great for making a belt pattern that sits freely across the hips and lower waist (below the belly button). It’s also great for creating a better fitting gun holster belt.

How to read a sewing pattern – Part 2

A commercial sewing pattern comes with a lot of instruction. Part 2 covers reading the instructions, fabric layout guides, and what pattern symbols mean.

The best pattern making tools

The best pattern making tools

Keep in mind these tools aren't the end-all, be-all of pattern making and alteration. These are the tools I've come to use in my workflow. You may or may not like them and that's okay. Shit, we all work a little differently! Use what suits you. PatternMaster Made...

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Erin

Erin has been a graphic designer by day and a seamstress by night for over a decade. At Mega Coven Art she combines her skills to give you useful sewing tips, costuming tutorials, and pattern drafting advice. And sometimes fancy tidbits from the Supernatural universe.