Naturally, once you’ve discovered how a sloper (a set of basic patterns customized to an individual size and shape) helps you fit patterns, you would want to know how to…
This 1930s floor-length evening gown exudes elegance. The star-studded midnight crepe fabric hugs the body starting at the fitted empire midriff, then flares at the bias-cut skirt’s hem. Sprinkled with…
With a few easy adjustments, patterns work better for real bodies.
Learn how to replace an armscye seam with a hand-sewn pearl-and-chiffon-braid insertion.
Salvage a crucial curve after altering the pattern.
Print out this handy worksheet to record armscye and sleeve-cap dimensions.
Learn how to successfully fit an armhole by using a muslin. Adjust the bust, back, and shoulder—and your armhole almost takes care of itself.
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