IN FITTING FASHION

How to Solve Knit Fitting Issues-Part 2

Apr 30, 2019
 

This week we’re continuing the Fitting Knits video series. If you happen to missed the previous episodes, you can find them HERE.

Today I'm going to address those diagonal draglines at the side of the bust and that excess fabric at the...

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How to Solve Knit Fitting Issues-Part I

Apr 23, 2019
 

Remember last week when we talked about how to diagnose knit fitting issues? Well this week we’re going to solve them! We’re going to continue on with Robin’s sample and take the fitting assessment to the next step.

Before we...

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How to Diagnose Knit Fitting Issues

Apr 16, 2019
 

Welcome to video #2 of the Fitting Knits video series!

Last week you got an inside peak at my online course The Custom Stretch Knit Bodice Block and I showed you how to determine the stretch ratio of your fabric which is an important first step...

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How to Determine Fabric Stretch Ratio

Apr 09, 2019
 

This week I’ve got a special treat for you. This month we’re covering the topic of fitting knits so I thought you might enjoy a glimpse inside my online course The Custom Stretch Kit Bodice Block. This course teaches you how to draft a...

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How to True a Hem Line and Create a Mitered Corner

Mar 26, 2019
 

Today I’m wrapping up the series on "details count" and have some quick but important pattern truing tips for you that I think you’ll enjoy. These are simple but very effective in helping you create a professional finish on your hand...

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What is Seam Line Ease?

Mar 19, 2019
 

Most sewers are pretty familiar with the term “easing”. You’ll find it in almost all pattern assembly instructions and you’ve probably done it several times if you’ve been sewing for any length of time at all. If...

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How to Correct Seam Line Lengths

Mar 12, 2019
 

This week I’ve got a super quick video for you! Last week I showed you how to true your seam line lengths and check your notch positions after you’ve completed your pattern alterations, but from the feedback I received this was...

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How to True Seam Lines

Mar 05, 2019
 

This week we’re continuing on the theme of "details count". Last week we talked about button placement rules that will help you get the perfect button placement on every garment you make. In today’s video I’m going to show you...

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Button Rules: How to Position Buttons and Button Holes

Feb 26, 2019
 

This week I thought we’d start a little series that I’m calling “Details Count”. I often get questions and comments on my videos that indicate that most of you aren’t spending enough time reviewing your pattern...

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How to Find the Bust, Waist and Hip Position on Your Sewing Pattern

Feb 19, 2019
 

Last week I got a great question from Kimberly in the In-House Patterns Studio private Facebook group.

She asked:

"How do you find the bust, waist and hip position on a sewing pattern that doesn't have any of these markings?"

If you have a...

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