Say hello to the month of May and a new series on the blog.
This month I'm presenting Pattern Fundamentals, a series highlighting the skills you'll need to master in order to manipulate patterns for fit and style. With fitting adjustments, pattern adjustments follow so in order to understand how to make pattern adjustments correctly, you need to understand how patterns work. Follow along with me this month to learn some essential professional pattern making techniques.
In this week's video, I cover two essential pattern manipulation techniques. Watch now to discover what they are and learn how to do them.
As I mentioned in the video, I have another FREE DOWNLOAD for you! In this one, you get a set of scaled block patterns so you can work through all the featured pattern making exercises with me. Click the image below to get started!
If you would like to share your pattern work in the FREE Facebook Group, click the image below to join!...
And here it is! The fourth and final video in the Fitting Fundamentals series. If you've missed the first few, click the links below to get started.
Today's video is all about fit assessment. I’m going to show you what good fit looks like, how to recognize fitting issues and the fitting order to follow that will keep everything on track.
Watch now to see it in action!
As I mentioned in the video, you can download The Good Fit Checklist absolutely FREE. Just click on the image below to get started.
I hope this video and the entire series has given you some idea of how to get a successful start with fitting your sewing projects. If you're new to fitting, start with something simple so you can get a "win"...
Welcome, to the third video in the Fitting Fundamentals series!
If you’ve missed the first few videos, just click the links below:
Today's video is all about preparing for the first fitting session. Now, you’re probably thinking “what’s to prepare, just sew it up and take a look” right? Well, I’m going to suggest you do a little bit more than that to make sure that the first sample you create fits relatively well and if it's not quite there, you'll be able to assess the fit more quickly and easily.
Watch now to find out how.
As I mentioned in the video, you can download The Pattern Measurement Worksheet absolutely FREE. Click the image below to get started.
If you have a few thoughts to share, just comment below. If you'd like to join the conversation in the...
Here is the second instalment of this month's series on Fitting Fundamentals.
If you missed the first, just click here.
Today's video discusses the three fitting methods that will help you assess the fit of your garment. Each one of these methods is usually discussed on their own but I'm going to suggest we use them in combination. Watch the video to learn how to to do that. If you have some of your own tips and tricks you'd like to share please do so in the comments!
As I mentioned in the video, you can download The Perfect Fit Guide absolutely FREE. Click the image below to get started. The guide has been newly updated and now includes The Pattern Measurement Worksheet to get you to a better fit faster!
Here are the other resources I mentioned:
Throughout the month of April, I'll be presenting some of the essential information you need to improve your fitting skills in a series I'm calling Fitting Fundamentals. Today's video discusses the four reasons fitting is difficult and gives you some strategies that will make it easier for you.
As I mentioned in the video, you can download a FREE mini guide to photographing your sewing projects for accurate fit assessment. Click the image below to get started.
If you'd like to join the In-House Patterns Studio community, visit the new Facebook group. I'll meet you there to let you in!
All My Best,