Creating a Pattern from a Master Block
Now that you've created your master block, learn how to transfer it to a functional pattern by adding seam allowance, hems and more. We also explain pattern terms, such as seam allowance, notches and grainline.
In this video you'll learn:
- How to transfer your master block pattern into useable pattern pieces to create your finished design
- Why you need to keep the master block separately to your pattern
- How to mark seam allowance, grainlines and hemlines
- How to use a notcher to mark your pattern
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Common Pattern Cutting Techniques: Dart Manipulationwith Nina Redman
Sometimes, a block or pattern will have a dart that could be better placed functionally or aesthetically. Understanding how to quickly move a dart can make a world of difference. In this session, we take you through this easy-to-do, miracle pattern cutting technique.