(upbeat music) – [Annika] A little content
warning for this video, We’ll be discussing body
size and measurements quite in depth in this video. So if you find that
difficult to listen to, then you can skip the part of
the video with the timestamps listed now on the screen. This video is supported
in part by Skillshare. Hello, what is sewing on my dudes? Today I’m gonna be making
something out of this book, which has the very catchy title, “Collection of Fresh Summer Dresses. “Easiest to Make With Some Fashion Tips.” So I found this in a vintage store, and it’s actually a translation of a popular Japanese
sewing book from the 1980’s. (upbeat music) And it was so popular it
was translated into English. And some of the translations
are really (laughs) good. Really very good. It was like it was all
done by Google Translate, if Google Translate
was around in the 80’s. Cutter shoes with punch
holes, cool enough! Sloppiness is an art of expression. And don’t forget, I feel
public gaze on my back. Now, apparently the dresses are easy. It says that everything can
be finished in half a day. And apparently they fit any body. Small, medium, and large,
depending on how she wears. They are quite small. More importantly, making this for me, so I wanna be able to fit in them. It’s all in centimeters,
so I’ll do my best to translate to inches,
for people who use those. So their standard height
is 158 centimeters. And then we have bust
80, waist 60, hip 88. Which is much smaller than me. But they do say they
have a margin if you are bigger or smaller by 10
centimeters, then it’ll be fine. Which is a big margin, but I
guess they’re all pretty baggy. So giving it the largest
possible margins we’ve got, Alright, so comparing
this to my measurements now this is looking like
it might just fit me. The height is bang on, so that’s great. My bust is a little bit bigger, but the difference is so minimal and the clothes aren’t meant to be fitted, so I doubt it’ll matter. And my hip measurement is
also very close to this. The only major discrepancy
is my waist measurement here. And this is with the quote-unquote
larger error of margin. But we’ll just see what
we can do with that. It’s nearly there, so
I think it will work, especially as they’re real baggy styles. All right book, you talk a big game, but let’s see if you can
live up to your claims. Okay, plot twist. I’m gonna make a romper, not a dress. I am going to make this one, because there only has one pattern piece. And I’m old, and sore
and have creaky joints and I can’t sit on the floor all day. Plus, it’s got shirring and
that is my jam right now. And like all the other drawings, they’ve got some helpful fashion pointers. Madras check and gingham
become a marine scene. And a mini-length such as
this makes both the plump and the slim look cute. Hey book from the 80’s, that’s almost some body
positivity you got going on there. The secret of getting brown skin is to tan gradually on cloudy days. Knew it? Yikes. Okay, so all I have to do is to make this into a pattern piece and then use it to cut out fabric I guess. So, I’m going to pull
out some butcher’s paper Hi, it’s my fabric room. I don’t think I’ve ever
shown you all this. Butcher’s paper. The pattern was just too big for one piece so I’ve had to add a second. All right now to put this, onto this. And I’ve never actually done
something like this before so wish me all the luck, please I need it. So basically, what I did was to copy this pattern down onto my butcher’s paper using the measurements
given on the pattern which are written in centimeters, to guide how long each edge
and each bit needed to be, I used the straight bottom
edge of the butcher’s paper, for the straight bottom
edge of the romper pattern to save me having to draw one line there. Then I decided this would look
good filmed from above all time lapsed and super pro, you know. But jokes on me, ’cause you can’t see my
pencil markings on the paper from this distance, like at all. So after standing up and
realizing this, I re-traced all the pencil lines in a thick marker so you can actually see what I did. And you know what? I actually did a pretty good darn job. They both actually look
like the same thing and it’s in scale too,
as far as I can tell. So, yay! Now, because my waist measurement is the one measurement
that’s a little too big, I’m gonna add a bit of extra to the waist by making it larger at
the waist point here and then extending the
pattern to there at the waist and smoothing the line back up to the bust and down to the hips. (upbeat music) Now, according to the book I can now add whatever size seam allowance that I want around the outside of the pattern. So I’m gonna add a seam
allowance of 1.5 centimeters, that’s 5/8ths of an inch,
all the way around the sides. I’ll then sew with a one
centimeter, or 3/8ths of an inch, seam allowance to make the
romper just a little bit bigger than it would’ve been otherwise. Seeing as I was on the
larger end of the sizing, creating a large seam
allowance and then sewing with a deliberately smaller seam allowance is a good way to slightly increase the size of non-fitted
patterns, up to a point. So this is something I cannot figure out. It says to add seam allowance yourself but it doesn’t mention anything
about hemming allowance. So I don’t know what to do for the top and bottom of the romper here. I’m not sure if the hemming allowance for the top and bottom
has already been added or if I have to add that. So, that’s something we’re
all gonna figure out together. To be on the safe side,
I’m just gonna add it because I can always take away fabric but it’s not so easy to add it. So I decided on an extra 2.5
centimeters, that’s one inch, hemming allowance on both the top and the bottom of the pattern. I drew on the seam allowance by first marking at regular intervals where the seam allowance will go and then, basically, I
joined all those marks up, kind of like a dot-to-dot, to get an even seam allowance all around. After cutting it out, to add that extra hemming allowance at the bottom, I just added a little extra strip of paper that was 2.5 centimeters, one inch, wide. Now, I’m gonna use this pattern to cut out two pieces of
fabric of the same size. It is time to choose a
fabric from my stash. In the illustration they are
using some kind of gingham, so I’m gonna be thoroughly unoriginal and use gingham myself. So first, as all good sewers
should do, I ironed the fabric. That’s definitely me
there, ironing the fabric. It’s definitely me. – You know, sewing’s
not just the fun part. People like Annika really
put in the hard yards to also do the boring
bits like the ironing. – [Annika] So after ironing the fabric, I folded it in half. Here’s the folded edge, and then next, I’m gonna
lay the pattern down flat onto the fabric. Hey Luc. – Hi. – [Annika] And the next step
is to cut around the pattern through both layers of fabric and we’ll end up with two
symmetrical pieces of these in gingham fabric. I usually put a bunch of heavy stuff down onto the pattern to hold
it in place on the fabric and then cut around it
with my rotary cutter, because in the past seven years
or so that I’ve been sewing, I still somehow haven’t managed to get, or make myself any sort
of pattern weights. Now we’ve got two of the pattern cut-out, identical shape but symmetrical, and my fabric. Okay, now there’s no sewing instructions so I’m really gonna be
making this up as I go along. I figured I would sew these
just like a pair of shorts because that’s essentially what they are. So first, I placed the pieces of fabric right sides together, I clipped them, and then I
sewed down these edges here. Then I flipped it so that the side seams were now in the middle and I lined up the front
crotch with the back crotch, clipped them together with my clips and I sewed them together like this. Then I tried it on. Hmm… (laughs) So remember when I made it
a bit bigger at the waist? Yeah, that didn’t work
out as I was expecting. And it wasn’t even needed because this pattern really is quite baggy, baggier than I thought it was gonna be, so it allows for plenty
of room for my stomach. I really didn’t need
to make it any bigger. And the bulge in the pattern
just kind of makes it bulge out here in a very unflattering way but I’m not sure the
shirring will be able to fix. So I unpicked everything, and what I did was to
remove the added belly part on the actual paper pattern first, restoring the pattern
to its original state, seam allowances included. So then I put the paper pattern back down on top of the fabric pieces and cut off that extra belly part to make them the same
as the original pattern. And then I sewed it back
up just like I did before. So I’m not gonna bother showing you that. However this time, I also
remembered to finish all the seams with an overlocking stitch as well. So it was for the best really. Now it’s looking all right. Well, okay, it does look a little bit like a Tweedledee cosplay at this point, but hopefully that particular aesthetic will be erased by the shirring. Now while it’s on my
body, it’s a good time to figure out how much I
need to hem the top edge and the leg holes by. I have a really short torso, so I was actually able to hem
it by a lot at the top edge about six centimeters, which
is a little over two inches. So I pinned it roughly where
I wanted it to be hemmed, then I took it off and I folded the top edge
over twice to that length, then I ironed the folded edge, and then top-stitched all the way around the top of the romper. Nice. Now to add the straps. And the instructions are lacking
because there aren’t any. And therefore this drawing is very much up for interpretation. For example, are both straps together equal to 60 centimeters long, or are the straps 60
centimeters long each? There are not enough
instructions in this book. After throwing a little tantrum, I decided that 60 centimeters seemed like the reasonable length for each strap by using my flexible tape measure
to check out both lengths. Each strap will definitely
have to be 60 centimeters. That’s 23 and a half inches for those following along
at home in imperial. And because, I’m assuming, each strap is supposed to
end up one centimeter wide, that’s 3/8ths of an inch, I multiplied that by four
to give me four centimeters. So the fabrics I need
for the straps will be two of these, each 60
centimeters by four centimeters. To make each strap, I first pressed the long rectangle in half length ways with my iron to make a nice
crease right down the middle. Then I folded each half
of the strap in half, towards the middle crease, ironing it down to make yet another two creases. Basically what I’ve done is quarter each strap with
creases, length ways. Then I folded the whole strap in half along that middle crease,
folding in each crease. And then I sewed along the open edge with a straight stitch to close it up. On both ends of each strap, I cut the ends with pinking
shears to prevent fraying then folded the ends over like this once, and then sewed them across here. I then attached one end of
each strap to the romper, both 12 centimeters,
that’s four and 3/4 inches, from the center front seam, sewing them on at two
points, here and here. Now, it’s time to stop this looking like a Tweedledum cosplay
and add that shirring. I’ll be adding three rows of shirring at two points on the romper, ’round the top of the bust
and around my natural waist. First I’m gonna do these top ones. Now I have a whole video up on shirring if you don’t already know how to do that. I’m gonna assume you’ve all
watched that video already, so let’s get shirring. I did the first row of shirring one inch, that’s 2.5 centimeters from the top edge, going all the way around
the top of the romper until I reached the first stitch. By the way, to finish off
the ends of the shirring, I did a back stich on each end,
which secures the top thread but the elastic on the
underside can still come undone even when you’ve back stitched. So I left the elastic ends long and then when I was done each row, I tied the ends of elastic together, doing a couple of knots to secure them before cutting them short. The second row of shirring is going just underneath the first one, and instead of drawing a
guideline in chalk or something all around the romper for me to follow, I’m setting my needle to the far left, insert witty political joke here, and then setting the
presser foot down so that the right edge of it is just next to that previous row of shirring. And then I used the presser
foot as a guide to keep this row parallel with the last one. Same thing with the third row. And now I’ve got the top part shirred, I’m gonna try it on, see how it fits, and figure out where I need
the waist shirring to go. So the pattern told me
to put the waist shirring right up here, but that’s way above my natural waistline, so if I just followed the pattern, it wouldn’t end up fitting right. In fact, this is a good example of why store-bought clothes don’t
look great on most people. If ready-to-wear clothes
don’t look good on you, that’s not your fault. it’s the clothes’ fault,
because ready-to-wear clothes are made from quote-unquote
standard patterns that are based on a limited
number of body shapes. But because I’m making
this piece of clothing, I can change the pattern. And I can move the shirring
down to my actual natural waist, which I’m marking with chalk right now. I was a little skeptical of
this pattern when I started but I actually think I’m gonna
like it when it’s finished. We’re almost there. Okay, three rows of shirring with the middle one going
around my natural waist line. One, two and three. The very last thing to do
is to hem the leg holes. And Ella hates when I stand
in front of the camera, she just doesn’t understand
why I’m just standing there not paying attention to her, which is why she looks
so uncomfortable here. Now, I actually quite liked
the length of them unhemmed so I don’t want to lose much fabric here. So what I’m gonna do is overlock
the bottom edge of the legs then with the romper inside out, I’ll flip the ends over
and make a narrow hem, sewing it down with a straight stitch. And that’s it, we are all done. Time for the reveal. (upbeat music) (camera shutters) – [Luciano] Put your back
foot behind your leg again. Behind your leg. Put your back foot forward,
forward, no forward, yeah. – Ow, my arm hurts! – (laughs) Lean back, but look at your arm. – Oh! This is not natural. (camera shutters) – Ah! Oh god. Well random book that I
found in a vintage store, you actually made a pretty cute pattern. It sure took longer than the
advertised half a day though. I don’t know if you saw
how many outfit changes I went through in this video, but I filmed it at least
over six different days. I think if you were super energetic and you’re really really focused, you might be able to make
this in half a day, maybe. But for a piece of clothing
that covers my whole bod, it honestly didn’t take too long. And even though they were the
most minimal of instructions I actually found it quite
fun to figure it out. I think this was one of the
easier ones in the book, but there are heaps more patterns in here that I think would be really fun to try. Like I really like this wrap dress, and some of these other
pattens just look like good basics to have. What do you think, should I
make more out of this book? If you enjoyed this video
and want to see more, let me know. I want to make the stuff
that you want to watch. Hey! You there! It is time to stop watching, and it’s time to start leveling up. But please watch to the end of this video. You think it’s easy to sew
using mind power alone? (laser burning) Well, think again. It’s difficult as frick! But never fear. Being able to do something
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be almost as powerful as me. The Super Sewist! (laughs) Hold on, I have received a call. Someone is out and their pants
have ripped at the crotch. Duty calls! Check that link in the description. I’m like peak dad humor
right now, like what is this? – [Luciano] (laughs) And
the fact that you don’t even look like any modern
integration of Catwoman, you look like (laughs)– – 1960’s Catwoman? – (laughs) you look like the
Adam West era of Catwoman, I love it. – Do the romper, do the romper, do the romper, do the romper. This is gonna look great. – [Luciano] You’re a butternut pumpkin. – A what? – [Luciano] You’re a butternut. – So why don’t you learn a– – [Luciano] So why don’t you
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100 thoughts on “Sewing from a Retro Pattern Book (with no instructions)

  • August 30, 2019 at 3:26 am
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    Do you think it would be possible to turn this into a pants romper? And if so how would you suggest going about doing that?

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  • August 30, 2019 at 3:52 am
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    I’m confused why someone would need a content warning for body measurements, can someone please explain

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  • August 30, 2019 at 4:00 am
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    pls make more!! I loved this romper

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  • August 30, 2019 at 4:05 am
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    Please make more!!!! I loved this video!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 4:14 am
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    Yes MOAR outtakes haha

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  • August 30, 2019 at 4:22 am
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    Loved this! Please do more from the book!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 4:31 am
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    I love your videos! And that romper is sooooo cute!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 4:55 am
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    Pleasee do a showing of your fabric room. 🙂 really want to see another dress from that book.

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  • August 30, 2019 at 5:41 am
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    More patterns from the book!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 5:49 am
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    When you added that to the waist I was like “NOOOOOO”
    Glad you were able to adjust 😁😁

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  • August 30, 2019 at 6:23 am
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    I love stupid retro pattern books. Have u ever seen the golden hands series? Loads of fun. I have so many but have not made anything from them. I just look through them every so often… and im lazy and a.d.h.d.

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  • August 30, 2019 at 6:31 am
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    Yeah body shapes are a pain in the arse !!!!! , thats why i cant be arsed making clothes for other people. To hard to make them happy and stress and anxiety. . Dont make others happy , make yah self happy!!! Eeeeeeeeee

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  • August 30, 2019 at 6:34 am
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    i’m in year 12 and at the end of every term we dress up according to a theme. this term i’m going as Fionna the human from adventure time (the theme is opposites) and i decided to make all the parts of my costume from scratch and base it off patterns and things i’ve seen online. i don’t follow the instructions. ever. and i’m not much of a sewer, so this video was very relatable, i loved it ❤️

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  • August 30, 2019 at 6:35 am
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    Do a series of the book until you go through the whole thing…. I think that would awesome to watch

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  • August 30, 2019 at 6:52 am
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    I've got a few of these sewing books! Similar but not exactly the same 💞

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  • August 30, 2019 at 6:59 am
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    O: Alpacasso fren again!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 7:02 am
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    oo try to make more!!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 7:05 am
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    Yes!! Another pattern from this book please!! Maybe a series?? 🤔
    Love your videos Annika!!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 8:13 am
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    This came out really cute on you and I would love to see what else you make from the book in the future. Loved seeing Luci in the video too – he has such a great sense of humour as well as being so supportive of you and it is so cute to watch.

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  • August 30, 2019 at 8:40 am
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    Oh, you didn't need to take all those stitches out – just the stitches near the bulging waist. A very cute romper! And thank you for the statement against cultural appropriation!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 9:22 am
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    This turned out so cute. Yes, please make another garment from this book 😊

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  • August 30, 2019 at 9:25 am
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    "there's nothing cute about bigotry"

    Love it!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 10:03 am
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    Would love a series naming all patterns. Then refashioning clothes into your favorites.

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  • August 30, 2019 at 11:47 am
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    I definitely need to see a Super Sewist vs Radavnia the Raveler video now. I would even be willing to audition for the part if I lived anywhere near you (but tragically I don’t and traveling is expensive).

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  • August 30, 2019 at 12:14 pm
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    old pattern books are a treasure for oh so many reasons. Are you guys back in Australia or still in Japan?

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  • August 30, 2019 at 12:16 pm
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    Amazing! It'd be fun to find a vintage book for larger sizes and compare!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 12:33 pm
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    DO MOOOOOOOOREEEE

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  • August 30, 2019 at 1:03 pm
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    This romper is goddang CUTE!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 1:15 pm
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    I love this video. Please make more patterns from this book!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 1:49 pm
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    Loved this! Such a nice basic pattern for summer coming 😍
    Anyone have some knowledge (sites or videos) to share for sewing with mesh fabrics? I want to make a maxi dress with a 1 way stretch mesh fabric. Of course I bought the fabric already 😅

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  • August 30, 2019 at 1:53 pm
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    Really great idea for a video — love those retro pattern books but its a real doozy sewing from them

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  • August 30, 2019 at 2:24 pm
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    i love it, i love you

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  • August 30, 2019 at 3:11 pm
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    Seriously, people are gonna be triggered by talking about their body measurements on a DRESSMAKING video? Please!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 3:28 pm
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    Super cute and very well done! I just got my very first vintage pattern so I too understand the pain!!!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm
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    That is a cute outfit!!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 6:17 pm
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    YES do clothes with this book please

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  • August 30, 2019 at 7:09 pm
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    You should make some men’s clothes, luci deserves some clothes 😉

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  • August 30, 2019 at 7:35 pm
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    Yes make more!!!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 7:51 pm
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    I love the music 😁

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  • August 30, 2019 at 8:03 pm
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    Idea is your weapon

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  • August 30, 2019 at 8:32 pm
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    yees please! Such a good video! I'd love to see more patterns from the book 🙂

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  • August 30, 2019 at 8:38 pm
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    I love it !!! It turned out so cute on you! Can't wait to see you make more from the book.

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  • August 30, 2019 at 10:18 pm
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    Please Do more from the book.

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  • August 30, 2019 at 10:24 pm
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    Make it a series

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  • August 30, 2019 at 10:29 pm
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    Love the washi tape collection

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  • August 30, 2019 at 10:35 pm
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    Yes make more from this book!

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  • August 30, 2019 at 11:20 pm
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    That book seems really cool actually! And it's nice seeing how to turn something from a picture into a real outfit

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  • August 31, 2019 at 12:11 am
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    Moar moar moar

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  • August 31, 2019 at 12:17 am
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    Please do the wrap dress please thanks you

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  • August 31, 2019 at 12:49 am
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    yes more vintage patterns!!

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  • August 31, 2019 at 2:12 am
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    I love the Super Sewist! I hope she returns for future episodes. Please make more outfits from this amazing book!!!

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  • August 31, 2019 at 2:59 am
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    At 3:02 that wheel of tape you have, is that washi tape?

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  • August 31, 2019 at 4:12 am
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    I was in high school in the 80's and this sounds like a lot of fun. I have Japanese cousins, and of course they are a LOT smaller than us Westerners, so most of us would just have to upsize the patterns a bit.

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  • August 31, 2019 at 4:49 am
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    Please do another one! The romper came out cute

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  • August 31, 2019 at 5:34 am
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    God you're so fun to watch <3 !!!

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  • August 31, 2019 at 6:29 am
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    sew another pattern from the book please. loved it

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  • August 31, 2019 at 8:06 am
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    I would love to see more from this book!

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  • August 31, 2019 at 8:24 am
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    Came for the sewing, stayed for the super-hero.

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  • August 31, 2019 at 9:08 am
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    Yes! More from this book, pls.

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  • August 31, 2019 at 9:23 am
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    I would love to see you make more patterns from this book!

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  • August 31, 2019 at 12:04 pm
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    Love it, do it

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  • August 31, 2019 at 12:05 pm
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    the picture with the pattern is giving me mad wednesday addams vibes from the addams family values.

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  • August 31, 2019 at 12:28 pm
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    You are so funny Annika! I love your vids <3

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  • August 31, 2019 at 12:30 pm
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    I'd love more of these videos you nailed this one

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  • August 31, 2019 at 2:12 pm
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    Please make this a series 😍 this made me want to drop everything and go finish all my sewing projects

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  • August 31, 2019 at 3:50 pm
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    make more from this book!! this vid was v fun!

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  • August 31, 2019 at 3:51 pm
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    omg you got such a cute one <3 and he does the ironing! hope you be happy forever

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  • August 31, 2019 at 4:51 pm
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    New subscriber! I recently got a job sewing upholstery for a local furniture company and they trained me etc. Now that I know how to use a sewing machine and do ottoman covers, I want to start learning how to see clothes and read and cut out a pattern etc. You've inspired me!

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  • August 31, 2019 at 6:22 pm
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    “Non-culturally appropriative headband! Because there’s nothing cute about bigotry!”
    I love you Annika. Thank you for this

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  • August 31, 2019 at 7:06 pm
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    ᴵ ᶠᴱᴱᴸ ᴾᵁᴮᴸᴵᶜ ᴳᴬᶻᴱ ᴼᴺ ᴹᵞ ᴮᴬᶜᴷ

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  • August 31, 2019 at 7:23 pm
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    Make more!!!

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  • August 31, 2019 at 9:14 pm
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    Yes make more!😁

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  • August 31, 2019 at 9:51 pm
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    I came across this the other day as an accessory for a witch halloween costume (or just everyday bc it's so cute) I know it's maybe not super expensive, but I've been trying to think of ideas of how I might DIY it and thought there was a chance you might try it even though there is no halloween in Austrailia which is so sad btw

    https://www.amazon.com/Comeco-Halloween-Spells-Crossbody-Clutch/dp/B075G3B4Y4/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=spell+book+purse&qid=1567287785&s=gateway&sr=8-4

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  • August 31, 2019 at 10:07 pm
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    Guess you could say your headband was….. culturally appropriate

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  • September 1, 2019 at 12:46 am
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    Definitely do more I really liked a lot of the other designs I saw!

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  • September 1, 2019 at 2:07 am
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    Yes ,,, More more more Please.

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  • September 1, 2019 at 3:06 am
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    You spin me right round, baby right round.
    Round the bobbin baby,
    Right round, round, round!
    🧵

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  • September 1, 2019 at 3:19 am
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    UPDATE: I scanned this pattern & the wrap dress one (as it's the most popular in the comments) so you can have your own copy!

    Download here: http://www.annikavictoria.com/downloads

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  • September 1, 2019 at 3:40 am
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    I'd love to see more of the patterns from that book!

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  • September 1, 2019 at 4:09 am
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    I would love to see you design your own book. 😀

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  • September 1, 2019 at 5:26 am
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    I use washers from the hardware store as pattern weights. Easy to get, don't take up much storage space and they're relatively cheap.

    Loved the ironing part! I have a ton of cotton voile to sew today, so I'd really like some help with that 😀

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  • September 1, 2019 at 6:55 am
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    love the new intro, so vintage!

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  • September 1, 2019 at 7:30 am
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    More More More More More 😄💕🙏

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  • September 1, 2019 at 8:01 am
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    Would love if you tried to make one of the dresses! 🙂 ♥

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  • September 1, 2019 at 8:03 am
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    MOOOREEEEEEEE

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  • September 1, 2019 at 8:17 am
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    I don't think, that wearing other cultures fashion items is a bad thing (as long as it isn't some religious or other taboo). Especially native americans sell a lot of those beautiful things, because they want us to wear them too.

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  • September 1, 2019 at 9:03 am
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    you could do a series of videos of you trying out these patterns~

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  • September 1, 2019 at 9:56 am
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    This is a riot. I just found u. Love and love patterns. Yes more from that book.

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  • September 1, 2019 at 10:13 am
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    You are not old yet!! Trust me on that one, lol. But as to the creaky joints, those can come at any age.

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  • September 1, 2019 at 10:24 am
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    5 ft 5 is 165 cm……

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  • September 1, 2019 at 11:17 am
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    Make morreeee

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  • September 1, 2019 at 11:43 am
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    I really really liked this! I love making my own patterns, and since these are so simple I could probably make these items without the book 🙂

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  • September 1, 2019 at 1:04 pm
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    Real question. Why would people be scared of someone else’s measurements?

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  • September 1, 2019 at 2:25 pm
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    I absolutely love the catsuit plug for skillshare

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  • September 1, 2019 at 3:55 pm
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    Yes please do more clothing from the book!

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  • September 1, 2019 at 4:23 pm
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    “Non-culturally appropriative headband! Because there’s nothing cute about bigotry” ok. i love this.

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  • September 1, 2019 at 4:54 pm
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    The book measurements would actually fit me perfectly… ;<; fingers crossed I could find something like this….

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  • September 1, 2019 at 5:50 pm
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    I love to hear you say the word here!

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  • September 1, 2019 at 5:52 pm
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    Laurdiy did a sewing video and went in blind. If you want to, would you want to do a reaction video or full blown tutorial of the piece she made?

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  • September 1, 2019 at 5:54 pm
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    More more more …

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