This first step in fabric preparation ensures garments that look better and feel more comfortable.
Learn about woven fabrics and how to use them in a garment in this episode from Teach Yourself to Sew.
Use your ruler and a bit of tape to help you position your pieces on grain.
Get creative when aligning pattern pieces along the fabric's yarns.
Before cutting, the crossgrain and the lengthwise grain need to be ruler straight. In this video, fashion designer Sarah Veblen demonstrates the technique.
Sarah Veblen will show you how to find and straighten the lengthwise and crosswise grains on your trickiest fabrics.
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