SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
PR Weekend Los Angeles

Tips & Techniques > Easier pattern tracing

Viewed 5377 times
Posted by: Brine
photo
Friend of PR

 
 
About Brine star
Member since: 11/21/04
Reviews written: 25
Sewing skills:Intermediate
Favored by: 1 people
tips added: 20
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 12/6/07 1:44 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 6 people   Very Helpful by 16 people   
Featured in the PR book!
I always trace my patterns and many times have found myself veering onto the wrong size on multi-sized patterns. I found that if I first place dots on the correct line at strategic points such as corners, crotch points (in pants), hemlines, etc. I am able to trace the proper lines using a styling curve to connect the dots. This may be what many of you already have done, but it just occurred to me.

<< Previous    Next >>

Add Tip/Technique    Read All Tip/Techniques


9 Comments
Login to Add a Comment
JackieMiller said... (3/7/14 11:11 PM) Reply
Thank you! All of your tips are so good!
SewTwin said... (1/15/08 3:27 AM) Reply
Right up my alley, kids play..Especially if you are in a hurry, as is always in my case when tracing..Thanks!
eileenj said... (12/31/07 8:10 PM) Reply
Brilliant. Just why haven't I thought of doing this. bah!
FloraNature said... (12/13/07 7:29 AM) Reply
Good tip!
aunt saidee said... (12/7/07 6:04 PM) Reply
I just started doing this and sometimes using a short line drawn by hand, then connected with a straight edge, because I'm not so good at long, straight lines. I like the connect-the-dots idea. Thanks.
Grammy Gin said... (12/7/07 10:32 AM) Reply
Great idea! Thanks ;-)
vasallese said... (12/7/07 7:00 AM) Reply
Thanks!
Peggy L said... (12/7/07 6:44 AM) Reply
Good idea!
Josephine said... (12/7/07 0:39 AM) Reply
Excellent idea! I never thought of doing this.
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Fun with Fitting - PANTS

Class Details

Online Class
Fit the Tee to a T
Fit the Tee to a T

Class Details

Favorite Things The Wrap Dress Pattern

Favorite Things The Wrap Dress Pattern

Pattern Details
Sewing Workshop Chicago Jacket

Sewing Workshop Chicago Jacket

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.