After she had traced and cut out her pattern pieces, the seamstress would follow instructions for laying the pieces on fabric and cutting them out. The layout is very important for efficient use of fabric and correct use of the fold.

From "Make it yourself": home sewing, gender, and culture, 1890-1930 by Sarah A. Gordon

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  • American: 1900-present
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  • Pattern Layout After she had traced and cut out her pattern pieces, the seamstress would follow instructions for laying the pieces on fabric and cutting them out. The layout is very important for efficient use of fabric and correct use of the fold.