IN FITTING FASHION

Why the Front Pattern is Wider than the Back

Mar 01, 2018
 

For my more advanced sewing enthusiasts, this weeks video may be a little on the obvious side but I find that I get this question a lot so I thought I would cover it for those of you who are new to pattern making and fitting. 

Watch the...

Continue Reading...

Quick Tips for Patterns that Fit: Troubleshooting Your Bicep Girth Adjustment

Feb 06, 2018
 

Recently I got an email from Gigi. She shared a lovely compliment, made a very valid comment about a blog post I did some time ago and asked a very good question. She suggested that her struggle with bicep girth adjustments was shared by...

Continue Reading...

Quick Tips for Patterns that Fit: How Patterns Work

Jan 30, 2018
 

This week I have a follow up video to Four Things that Will Get You to a Better Fit Faster. If you didn't catch that one you might want to watch it before diving into this one.

In this week's video I'll show you how to choose...

Continue Reading...

Quick Tips for Patterns that Fit: Four Things that Will Get You to a Better Fit Faster

Jan 23, 2018
 

If you feel short on sewing time and you've been struggling with fitting your sewing projects, you need a quick start guide. Watch this video to get exactly that. I'll go over four things you can do today to get you to a better fit...

Continue Reading...

Quick Tips for Patterns That Fit: The Reason Your T-Shirt May Need a Bust Dart

Jan 04, 2018
 

Have you ever wondered why you have those draglines under the bust on all your T-Shirts? No matter how hard you try, you can never seem to be rid of it!

In some cases this is caused by a need for a full bust adjustment, but if you've already...

Continue Reading...

Quick Tips for Patterns that Fit: Take a Walk

Sep 28, 2017
 

Hey there! Today I found a few minutes to record this Quick Tip video while I was preparing for The Fitting Fun Workshop I'll be holding in November.  This video demonstrates how to walk your sleeve pattern to ensure that it fits in the...

Continue Reading...

Fitting Fundamentals: The Live Workshop

Jul 31, 2017

On a beautiful sunny Saturday here in Victoria, these ladies and I gathered together for a full day to discuss and practice some practical strategies for recognizing, assessing, and solving fit issues. 

We started out with a review of...

Continue Reading...

Quick Tips for Patterns that Fit: The Gaping Front Armhole

Jun 12, 2017
 

This week I have a Quick Tip for you. I get questions about the gaping front armhole often, this issue is so common and often misunderstood even though this is probably the easiest fitting issue to correct.  Watch the video for...

Continue Reading...

PATTERN FUNDAMENTALS: How to Pattern the Trumpet Sleeve

May 30, 2017

In this final video of the Pattern Fundamentals series, we're going to use the basic sleeve block to design the pattern of one of the most popular sleeve styles this year.

If you've missed the previous lessons in the series, I encourage you...

Continue Reading...

PATTERN FUNDAMENTALS: How to Create and Balance a Flared Skirt

May 23, 2017

Here we go with video #4 of the Pattern Fundamentals series!

In the last three videos we've practiced lots of dart manipulations.  Each video building your pattern making skills and hopefully giving you the confidence you need to make...

Continue Reading...
Close
If you've been struggling to fit your sewing projects you need THE PERFECT FIT GUIDE.
You'll learn how to perfect your sewing pattern before you cut and strategically assess the fit of your garment. This guide and the measurement worksheet included will set you on the path to a perfect fit with 6 step-by-step proven strategies for fitting any sewing project.

50% Complete

You’ll also receive weekly emails with our best content to help you create truly unique garments that fit. You are free to unsubscribe at any time (privacy policy).