IN FITTING FASHION

How to Alter for a Forward Shoulder on a Raglan Sleeve

Jun 25, 2019
 

I’m wrapping up this month’s video series on raglan sleeves today so if you missed any of the previous tutorials, I suggest you watch them. I’m pretty sure you’re going to find some new to you information inside.

How to...

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How to Alter the Bicep on a Raglan Sleeve

Jun 18, 2019
 

This week we’re continuing on the topic of raglan sleeves. In the first video of the series I showed you how a raglan sleeve is created. In the second video I showed you how to alter for a square or sloping shoulder. This week I’m...

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How to Alter for a Square or Sloping Shoulder on a Raglan Sleeve

Jun 11, 2019
 

This month we’re talking all things raglan sleeves. Last week I showed you how a raglan sleeve is created from a basic pattern block so that you can more clearly understand how to make them fit you. This week I’m going to show you 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 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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Fitting Sleeves: How to Diagnose Sleeve Fitting Issues

Dec 18, 2018
 

Over the past couple of weeks we've been diving deep into sleeve fitting. In the first video of the series we talked about the armhole shape and size and determined how to assess if it will be a good foundation for your sleeve. In the second video...

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Fitting Sleeves: The Armhole/Sleeve Connection

Dec 11, 2018
 

Last week we talked about the bodice armhole and how to assess if will be a good foundation for the sleeve. If you missed that video you can watch it HERE.

This week is all about the sleeve and how you can determine if it's a good...

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Fitting Sleeves: The Bodice Armhole

Dec 04, 2018
 

Fitting sleeves can sometimes be even more challenging than fitting pants.

Most of us have experienced strange draglines, odd twisting and general discomfort on the sleeves of at least one of our sewing projects. Finding the cause and...

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