Pattern magazines and books will often print multiple sewing patterns on one sheet of paper. It’s an efficient way of providing the printed patterns, but in order to use them, you’ll need to trace the pieces you want to use on to another sheet of paper. The visual impact is a bit overwhelming, with solid lines and dashed lines and dotted lines all overlapping. Once you get past the eye glaze, it’s actually not that big of a deal. Sunni from A Fashionable Stitch will walk you through it with two methods for tracing patterns. Go to her tutorial.
[photo from A Fashionable Stitch]
By Anne Weaver