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How to Fix Fit with Tucks

How to Fix Fit with Tucks

Decorative folds reduce a garment’s length or width.

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Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration

Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration

Correct the shoulder width and the sleeve length in one smooth operation.

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Self-Fit Your Pants

Self-Fit Your Pants

Learn how to take the right measures on your own with these simple steps — no assistant required.

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How to Find Your Waist and Other Measurements

How to Find Your Waist and Other Measurements

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This—and other mysteries of fit—resolved.

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Proper Fitting for a Forward Shoulder

Proper Fitting for a Forward Shoulder

Adjust your patterns to match your posture.

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How to Make the Perfect Wrap Dress

How to Make the Perfect Wrap Dress

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Learn how to make it fit and flatter your figure.

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A New Way to Fit Trousers

A New Way to Fit Trousers

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Sew a sample pair to determine accurate adjustments.

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The Sleeve-Cap Seam and the Armscye

The Sleeve-Cap Seam and the Armscye

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Understand their relationship for a precise fit.

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How to Create Tailored Trousers

How to Create Tailored Trousers

Add impeccable details with classic menswear techniques.

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Make your Dress Form Work for Multiple Figures

Make your Dress Form Work for Multiple Figures

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Sew removeable covers for a custom fitting dress form.

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A Look Inside an Armani Jacket

A Look Inside an Armani Jacket

Armani is a major fashion force throughout the world, and his trademark remains unchanged: top-quality traditional men’s tailored jackets remade for a woman’s body.

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Full & Fabulous - How To Fit A Full Figure

Full & Fabulous - How To Fit A Full Figure

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Learn how to correct a pattern to fit a large midsection with Kathleen Cheetam's technique.

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Draft Your Own Pattern for Pants that Fit

Draft Your Own Pattern for Pants that Fit

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Take the guesswork out of fitting pants by custom drafting your own pattern from the start.

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Copy Your Garments with Precision

Copy Your Garments with Precision

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Use an assortment of flexible rulers to quickly and easily do a precise and more professional job for all your pattern work.

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How to Fit a Muslin

How to Fit a Muslin

This technique will make sure your seams and curves are positioned correctly.

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Use a Digital Camera to Get a Great Fit

Use a Digital Camera to Get a Great Fit

Keep a visual record of fittings to serve as a reference.

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Make Yourself a Fitting Companion

Make Yourself a Fitting Companion

You can make a very serviceable dress form from inexpensive and easy-to-find materials.

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How to Drape for a Plus-Size Garment

How to Drape for a Plus-Size Garment

When your measurements go off the charts, draping gives you design freedom.

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How to Drape a Fitted Bodice

How to Drape a Fitted Bodice

Here is a method for fitting the top half of the female body that is so simple and intuitive it is perfect for beginners.

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Padding a Dress Form

Padding a Dress Form

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Use fusible interfacing and cotton batting reshape a form to match your figure.

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