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How to Blend Pattern Sizes

Learn how to combine separate patterns into one that fits you.

Sep 24, 2018

In Threads Sewing Tips video series, we share clever tricks to help improve your sewing. Watch to learn how to make a wide seam allowance guide, how to color-code pleat markings, and other helpful tips. What makes this series special is that many of these easy-to-follow techniques have been submitted by Threads readers like you.

Do your measurements indicate you are different pattern sizes for different areas of the body? Using a multisized pattern, you can blend sizes. But if your measurements put you in sizes that come in different pattern envelopes, you’ll want to find out how to combine separate patterns into one that’s customized to your fitting needs.

Use this tip from Threads #193 (Oct./Nov. 2017) to adapt the pattern to match your body for better-fitting garments.

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In Threads Sewing Tips video series, we share clever tricks to help improve your sewing. Watch to learn how to make a wide seam allowance guide, how to color-code pleat markings, and other helpful tips. What makes this series special is that many of these easy-to-follow techniques have been submitted by Threads readers like you.

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  1. User avater KarlaB September 25th

    What is the clear measuring/drawing tool used in this video for blending the lines?

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