PATTERN FUNDAMENTALS: Two Essential Skills for Successful Pattern Manipulation

May 01, 2017

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!

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 All My Best,




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