In Fitting Fashion / fitting
Apr 05, 2022
Today I have prepared step by step instructions for making a Small Bust Adjustment specifically for the In-House Patterns Kimono Tee. Since the Kimono Tee pattern has been developed specifically for a D-Bust cup size, a smaller cup size will require a pattern adjustment to reduce some of the volume that will be present over the bust area. Don't fret, the fix is so easy! Step One: Draw in the slash lines to prepare for the pattern adjustment. Step Two: Cut along the slash lines leaving a hinge at the side seam. Step Three: Overlap the pattern sections as...
Oct 16, 2017
Fitting is a challenge and even more so when you are fitting yourself. I think I've heard the phrase "I don't have a fitting buddy" more often than I can count. Believe me, I understand. Fitting yourself often means you need to be as flexible as a gymnast and have eyes on the back of your head. Sometimes mirrors and cameras and the help of your husband or partner just won't cut it so I created a new workshop that I think will help you out immensely. It's The Fitting Fun Workshop on November 17, 18, and 19, 2017. Click the image below for all...
Apr 18, 2017
In the third instalment of this month's series on Fitting Fundamentals I'm showing you how to prepare yourself and your garment for the first fitting.
Apr 11, 2017
Here is the second instalment of this month's series on Fitting Fundamentals. Today's video discusses the three fitting methods that will help you assess the fit of your garment.
Apr 04, 2017
Throughout the month of April, I'll be presenting some of the essential information you need to improve your fitting skills in a series I'm calling Fitting Fundamentals. Today's video discusses the four reasons fitting is difficult and gives you some strategies that will make it easier for you.