IN FITTING FASHION

Your Guide to the In-House Patterns Video Tutorials

Oct 23, 2018
 

As the video tutorials pile up, watchers and readers are starting to ask, "where do I start?" Well, I've got the answer today. If you're new to the In-House Patterns community, here's your path to navigating the tutorials according to your area of...

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Fitting Pants: The Crotch Curve

Oct 02, 2018
 

The most challenging thing about fitting pants is getting the patterns crotch curve to reflect the shape of the body it is being fit to. An ill-fitting crotch curve results in draglines, wrinkles and excess fabric that can make pants uncomfortable...

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Fitting Pants: The Seat Adjustment

Sep 25, 2018
 

Today’s video is a continuation of the Fitting Pants video series. This is the third video in the series so if you missed the first two, follow the links below to catch up.

Fitting Pants: How to Get Started

Fitting Pants: The Tummy...

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Fitting Pants: The Tummy Adjustment

Sep 18, 2018
 

Pants are notoriously difficult to fit. This is considered common knowledge in the garment sewing community and has most likely caused many of you to not even bother trying to sew pants. Even I have avoided making pants for fear of spending...

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Fitting Pants: How to Get Started

Sep 11, 2018
 

If you’ve completely given up on sewing pants, you can be sure you’re not alone. Fitting pants is not easy, fast or fun for most of us, but just in case you want to give it another go, I’ve got a series of videos lined up that...

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Five Essential Pattern Making Skills for Garment Makers

Aug 28, 2018
 

If you had a chance to watch last week’s video, you’ll know that this week I’m going to cover some of the most essential pattern making skills you’ll need when working with existing commercial patterns or designing your own...

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What to Do with a Block Pattern

Aug 21, 2018
 

Recently this question popped into my inbox: Once I have a block, what do I do with it? I get this question a lot so I thought it would be good to address it so everyone can get the benefit of my answer.

Before I do, here’s my...

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Fitting and Sewing Tutorial Round Up

Aug 14, 2018

OK so, truth be told, I'm taking a little break from filming this week.

You see, I know you may not have been keeping up with the weekly posts, after all you have a life to live and it doesn't always involve your sewing hobby. So I'm declaring...

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The Prominent Shoulder Blade Adjustment

Aug 07, 2018
 

Over the last couple of weeks, we've been talking about fitting the back.

Last week I demonstrated how to assess the muslin and adjust your pattern for a rounded back fitting issue.

This week I want to show you how to adjust for a prominent...

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The Rounded Back Adjustment

Jul 31, 2018
 

Last week that we talked about fitting the back and I demonstrated a little draping lesson to show you how important the back shoulder dart is to achieving a good fit.

This week, I want to continue the conversation about fitting the back...

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