Posts Tagged "Sewing Fitting"


4 Key Fitting Opportunities Before the First Pattern Piece Is Cut

Posted by on Nov 8, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

The steps you take well before the first pattern piece is cut are among the most critical to getting the right fit. There are four key fitting opportunities that every garment sewer must perform to ensure the right size is cut and the most important pattern adjustments are made before layout and cutting begins. Read on to learn the pre-sewing essentials for finding your perfect fit.

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Sewing Tips for Petites: Finding the Perfect Patterns & Styles

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Sewing |

Sewing and fitting can be tricky for petite women (under 5'4"). Read on to find out the type of patterns and styles you should look for to get the best proportions for your body type!

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How to Make a FBA (Full Bust Adjustment) on Princess Seams

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

A full bust adjustment sounds like a tedious technique, but believe me, it's very easy to do and can save you a lot of fitting problems! With this step-by-step photo tutorial, you'll see how simple it is.

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The Moulage Technique: The Best Way to Understand Your Personal Fit!

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Fitting is often a big nemesis for many garment sewers. Construction skills can be broken down into a series of smaller steps and practiced, but learning to master the perfect the fit on a real body requires skills, practice and a little art! Learn the steps to the moulage technique and be on your way to making beautiful garments that fit like a glove.

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Fit & Flare: 5 Fundamental Fitting Tips for Flattering Skirts

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Sewing |

Skirts make great sewing projects for beginners: They're relatively quick to sew and certain styles, like the A-line skirt, are universally flattering. Here are 5 sewing starer tips for creating skirts that fit & flatter your body like a dream! Read more