EventsHow to Make a Sewing Pattern from Old Clothes

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How to Make a Sewing Pattern from Old Clothes

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM


A sewing machine might look intimidating, but designer L.J. will you help break down the basics! In this video, L.J. will talk about how to use old garments to make a paper sewing pattern that can be used to make new or altered versions of your favorite clothes.

If you are a beginner to sewing, check out L.J.'s other tutorials at

- How to Thread a Sewing Machine
- How to Use Different Stitches

This program is led by designer L.J. She runs a small business making comfy undies for everyone and every body. Chicago is the base for her brand and it is a one person operation that is growing day by day.

How to Attend:

This event will take place live on YOUmedia's YouTube page.

Radical Fit is a Chicago Public Library YOUmedia program in partnership with Sky Cubacub of Rebirth Garments. This program is funded through Project Next Generation, an educational technology initiative of Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian, Jesse White.

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