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Pattern Layout with a Nap or a One-way Print

Notice the hem on all the pattern pieces are all facing the same way.

When ever you have fabric with a print all going one way, you need to make sure that the hem of each paper pattern piece is all going one way.  Why? Because let's say you are making a dress and the fabric you picked is a beautiful floral rose print.  You do not want the front of your dress having the roses facing the correct way, and the back of the dress having upside down roses would you? So make sure if your fabric has a ONE-WAY print all your hemlines are all facing the same way.  Notice in this photo, all the hems of each pattern piece are facing down at the other end of the table.

This also goes for any fabric that has a nap, or some type of raised surface.  These students are making fleece jackets, and fleece has a nap.  If you are not sure if your fabric has a nap, one good way to check is to place the fabric flat on a table, rub your hand down the fabric and look at the color.  Now rub your hand back up the fabric.  Did the color change slightly?  If so, then your fabric has a nap.  Some fabrics with nap are: soft denim, fleece, corduroy, suede, and velvet.  Check your fabric carefully.  Some sheer and satin fabrics look one color one way and another color if held upside down.



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