In Fitting Fashion
Apr 28, 2016
I've made a video for you! I demonstrate two possibly new to you ways of making a full bust adjustment without adding waist girth. Check it out and let me know what you think!
Mar 28, 2016
Do you remember a time when you could take any sewing pattern right out of the envelope and it would fit? I do! It was glorious! No measuring, no adjustments…not a thing to do but cut and sew… …or… perhaps I didn’t really know any better. Maybe I wasn’t as fussy, maybe the styles of the time were more forgiving, maybe my 8 years as a fit technician make me see things a lot differently now. Whatever the case, those times have disappeared. I am fussy about fit. Weird pulls, pooling fabric and draglines make me crazy! Even when I...
Jul 08, 2015
French binding is a versatile bias binding technique that is used to enclose the raw edges of light weight and sheer fabrics. The finish is quite beautiful around necklines and armholes when neatly and meticulously done in either matching or contrast colours or fabrics.
The recently released Chelsea blouse neckline is finished using this technique so I wanted to pass along some tips and techniques for achieving a really beautiful ready to wear finish using this pattern.
Jul 02, 2015
Apr 30, 2015
A Method You Probably Haven't Seen Before