The first step to creative draping is to customize your dress form so it looks just like you.
Reorient a garment's side bust dart for a more flattering look.
With a few easy adjustments, patterns work better for real bodies.
Fitting expert Sarah Veblen focuses on resolving one of the most common fitting problems in pants—the back crotch curve.
When you begin the pants-fitting process, select the best size for the muslin test garment.
This full fitting is on a model with a fuller seat and thighs than the standard commercial pattern.
In Threads #197, Contributing Editor Judith Neukam reveals a few of Kenneth D. King's tips and secrets from his new fitting book, "Smart Fitting Solutions: Foolproof Techniques to Fit Any Figure."
Episode 2: Sewing and serger expert Pamela Leggett and the Threads editors shed light on unrealistic pattern sizing for modern women.
Here's an on-the-body fitting method that is odd to execute but is uniquely helpful in showing you exactly what fitting adjustment is needed at the back-crotch seam.
In this video, Threads contributing editor Judith Neukam walks you through two important pattern alterations that can simplify the fitting process.
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