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WOTD: Sloper

(n) slow-per

a basic, perfected pattern without seam allowances that all other patterns are drafted from. Usually a half front and half back of bodice and skirt each, and a sleeve with dart. 40 more words

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WOTD: Serger

(n) sir-jer

a kind of sewing machine especially used industrially that cuts and finishes the raw edge of the seam allowance, and sews the seam, all at the same time. 33 more words

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Film 101: False endings

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WOTD: Notions

(n) noh-shuhnz

small materials besides fabric that are needed for the completion of a design. Storebought patterns should list exactly what notions of which type and in what amounts are needed. 26 more words

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Film 101: Unreliable Narrator

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WOTD: Flat Pattern Drafting

(v)

a method of patternmaking in which changes are made directly to a traced copy of a base pattern. Its three principles include contouring, added fullness, and dart manipulation.

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