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Pinned Topic Reality check on the sway back adjustments (Pages 1 2 3 ... 9)
Oh, really?
tourist 83 4/1/12 7:33 PM by a7yrstitch
Pinned Topic Full Bust Alteration (FBA)
The *Definitive* List of PatternReview.com and Other WWW Resources
Debbie Cook 3 9/16/05 10:47 AM by seKimberlyso
Using thin fleece for pattern requiring woven
how do I adjust the sizing
avatrx 3 Today at 3:12 AM by sewtofit
Inserting gussets into a fitted coat underarm
resources? tutorials?
kellyhogaboom 1 Today at 1:25 AM by Tommy1969
pattern suggestion?
easy pockets
avatrx 2 12/21/14 6:30 PM by avatrx
Lutterloh (Pages 1 2 3 ... 246)
ALFALFA 2456 12/21/14 1:49 PM by Mufffet
Shortening Metal Zippers (Pages 1 2)
Less than ten minutes, no zipper tape damage
kayakpeak 10 12/21/14 9:49 AM by mariajw
Altering (re-sizing/downsizing) double breasted wool coat? (Pages 1 2)
ShantiSeamstressing 11 12/20/14 8:25 PM by Arlene1995
Copying RTW Pants
jmziegler 6 12/19/14 6:01 PM by arianamaniacs
tacky or tasteful? (Pages 1 2 3)
design idea
rmusic1 23 12/18/14 0:15 AM by sings2high
FBA on Empire Waist
AnnieL 3 12/17/14 1:19 PM by Nancy K
Estimating Yardage?
How to determine how much fabric I need...
tbot 4 12/16/14 9:04 AM by frame
Coat Lining
Replace or repair?
Liamsmama 5 12/16/14 8:06 AM by KyleQC
pdf pattern drafting: to tape or tape less? (Pages 1 2 3)
overlap pattern pieces to reduce the amount of printing and taping?
lekan 23 12/16/14 5:46 AM by lekan
Simplicity 2146 in ponte knit?
Do I need to make any alterations?
TalyQ 6 12/14/14 10:05 AM by HelenM01
Boys Boxers
Help with pattern size
Kelkubi 3 12/14/14 8:46 AM by Bethwhitch
Adjust a smaller size at bust/belly/hips -OR- adjust shoulders & armholes of size that fits bust/belly/hips (Pages 1 2)
Which would fit an apple better?
CityChik 13 12/13/14 8:23 PM by CityChik
Forward shoulder adjustment on raglan sleeve with cowl neck
KBT Sewer 2 12/12/14 8:33 AM by KBT Sewer
Need help with bulky hem
stirwatersblue 8 12/11/14 1:30 AM by stirwatersblue
Pattern Vogue 1332
Altering pattern to fit more like the designers original
jinxbrown 3 12/10/14 3:24 PM by CityChik
Skirt with three outstitched diagonal darts (Pages 1 2)
How to swing the front dart to make these!
CarolynD 12 12/10/14 11:40 AM by Nancy K
How to lengthen front rise on men's jutlands? (Pages 1 2)
How to lengthen front rise without changing back rise?
swirlgurl 14 12/9/14 10:47 PM by swirlgurl
The Valentina Project
Open Source PC/Mac/Linux Pattern Drafting Software
LizJ58 5 12/9/14 2:11 PM by detroy
Skirt Lining with Fly front
Any tutorials?
Kimmysue 2 12/8/14 5:57 PM by SuzanneSewsRVA
How to join the front and front band? (Pages 1 2)
Joining front and band as one piece.
auntiepati 14 12/8/14 4:39 PM by auntiepati
Adding length to sloper center back
blend with a straight line or curve?
pandaseal 4 12/6/14 11:25 PM by pandaseal
Burda Mavens
Sleeve size for jacket
woggy 4 12/5/14 5:01 PM by woggy
Cowl neck variation
How would you draft this?
mary in FL 8 12/5/14 12:01 PM by studiofaro
Swimwear Pattern Grading
grading
kiannajh 1 12/4/14 3:40 PM by LeilaH
Best bodice drafting method for full bust/hourglass?
fullerenedream 5 12/3/14 11:43 AM by petro
Ladies, which way do you overlap your waistbands? (Pages 1 2)
men's vs. women's
SpitfireGal 15 12/2/14 5:42 PM by lauraborealis
Bias binding a dress bodice, instead of turning
Any considerations?
stirwatersblue 7 12/1/14 9:50 PM by Debbie Lancaster
Sloper Class from Burda
Kristal 7 12/1/14 6:14 PM by ASiverson
How to learn patternmaking and sewing (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Looking for resources
cascadia 32 12/1/14 4:58 AM by petro
Altering for a man's beer belly
Am I thinking this right?
Beaglemama 6 11/30/14 11:06 PM by CM_Sews
RTW Jacket difficult to put on..Should I add Gusset, if so How?
Sunshine12242 0 11/30/14 4:32 PM by Sunshine12242
Grading up a pattern
sharon2013 3 11/30/14 7:53 AM by sharon2013
patternreview winter street dress
Celticstitcher 1 11/26/14 1:49 PM by JEF
Knit skirt waistband "grain" orientation?
Same pattern, two views, pattern laid out differently. Explain?
stirwatersblue 4 11/24/14 2:25 PM by stirwatersblue
Am I doing the right thing?
Self lining a burnout
carolynw 4 11/23/14 11:39 AM by carolynw
Hidden pocket in pants ??
Where to put a pocket in knit or form-fitting pants
cgmemphis 6 11/22/14 7:10 PM by mmcp
Lekala (Pages 1 2 3 ... 29)
Let's share tips, successes and challenges with these patterns
Baja Susana 284 11/22/14 9:44 AM by esseesee
Altering Adult Pattern to Child
Georgian/Victorian Jacket
mcnaughty 1 11/20/14 3:10 AM by jacquiJB
Thread tracing (Pages 1 2 3 4)
How do you do it?
drsue 32 11/19/14 8:35 AM by Seemane aka Claire
new V1422 calls for mesh bodice lining - why? (Pages 1 2)
meleliza 11 11/18/14 10:48 PM by meleliza
Outerwear - Question of ease (Pages 1 2 3)
MrsCharisma 25 11/17/14 3:28 PM by MrsCharisma
Sandra Betzina's power sewing
How to fix over stretched necklines
GretchenB 0 11/14/14 11:18 PM by GretchenB
Dart Manipulation on Hip Length Block
How, just how?
cestlavie 6 11/14/14 1:45 PM by cestlavie
MC CALLS 6844 DOWNSIZING
Sunshine12242 5 11/12/14 11:55 AM by sharon2013
Stretchrite Sport Elastic: how to sew
How to sewSport Elastic
TexasPat 3 11/10/14 9:01 PM by TexasPat
Turning Butterick 5257 into coat
ceah 1 11/10/14 4:46 PM by solosmocker
Older French Sizing Standards? (Pages 1 2)
andye 10 11/7/14 10:26 PM by Vintage Joan
Looking for a bra pattern
need bra pattern for US 32DD
Nancywin 3 11/7/14 4:51 PM by lca
Clothing from unusual materials
Clareew 9 11/7/14 11:00 AM by frame
Regular blouse to sleeveless?
Armscye
Carol Wisman 4 11/6/14 6:32 PM by Carol Wisman
project runway question
pattern making
Jane Misslich 5 11/6/14 1:10 PM by BriarRose
Stabilizing cuts on the crosswise grain
HanPanda 7 11/5/14 1:17 PM by Doris W. in TN
tuck tuck--whose got the tuck?
alpenrose 2 11/4/14 2:37 PM by alpenrose
Help With Digital Pattern Drafting & Grading
How to grade from one pattern size, or make pattern in two sizes identical
katskinner 5 11/4/14 1:07 PM by kcurtis
Altering sleeve cap? (Pages 1 2)
How to di this
knitstitcher 12 11/3/14 5:46 PM by Nancy K
adding a lining to a faux wrap top
please help
hoyhoy 3 11/3/14 2:44 PM by hoyhoy
Natalie Bray inner and outer shaped seams
andye 1 11/3/14 7:31 AM by tailored
armscye bottom edge--how far from underarm?
alpenrose 1 11/2/14 8:35 PM by Vireya
Matching stripe on darted sleeve
Sleeve length is different
Elaine Dougan 1 11/2/14 5:39 PM by Irina Grace
Change pattern from pleated front to plain
Simplicity pattern 1887
HelenHB 4 10/31/14 10:20 PM by HelenM01
Wiksten Tova pattern
lgrande 4 10/28/14 7:00 PM by shellysortasews
Drafting a jacket lining
There's one thing I don't get
meanjean 3 10/27/14 5:33 PM by tailored
Logic behind 2-piece tailored sleeves? (Pages 1 2)
Good option for large bicep?
meanjean 12 10/22/14 9:44 PM by meanjean
From Muslin to paper--armhole dart?
alpenrose 8 10/19/14 8:08 PM by marthamckeon123
Waistbands and interfacing
Vinnems 5 10/18/14 7:07 PM by solosmocker
Creating a proper undercollar pattern?
Vogue 8940
jjosiejo 8 10/18/14 6:56 AM by tailored
Drafting a Shirtdress with shaped CB Seam
cestlavie 3 10/17/14 11:59 AM by cestlavie
blending sizes for princess seam dress (KS 3760)
stringfigures 3 10/16/14 9:51 PM by diane s
What do you do with old projects after you learn better fit? (Pages 1 2 3)
HanPanda 22 10/16/14 4:44 PM by allycovey
Sleeve cap height compared to armhole height
Should they be the same?
Elaine Dougan 8 10/16/14 10:58 AM by woggy
Yet another FBA question... (Pages 1 2)
How to add a bust dart on Raglan Sleeve Top...
Steffie 13 10/14/14 11:53 PM by misschris
Raising armhole that had a pleat
ceah 2 10/13/14 7:56 AM by ceah
Transferring Pattern sizes (Pages 1 2)
I want to transfer patterns so i don't cut them up :/
duckydubz 18 10/12/14 9:22 PM by Karla Kizer
Sewing Silk Fabrics
Trouble finding the link
Marcia R 1 10/11/14 5:33 PM by grey ann
Turning Buttons into Zipper
Mccall's 5661 back buttons, want zipper instead
ceah 4 10/11/14 3:26 PM by ceah
Pleated knit dress?
Is a pleated knit dress a nightmare waiting to happen?
fabricaddiction 7 10/11/14 2:29 PM by beauturbo
Claire Shaeffer on grading in Threads (Pages 1 2)
where to buy a single issue?
Mole Princess 12 10/11/14 9:30 AM by sacjeanie
scooping the crotch vs darted wedge (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
avatrx 59 10/9/14 10:07 PM by tailormaid
What to do with freezer paper / parchment paper after use? (Pages 1 2)
Being responsible with tools that you can easily throw away
fabricaddiction 13 10/8/14 5:48 PM by fabricaddiction
Elastic Waists
sharon2013 5 10/7/14 1:22 PM by marec
FBA on Empire Waist
... not sure about the darts
Canadian Jane 4 10/6/14 7:12 PM by Canadian Jane
Blazer with trim
How to add trim with a notched collar?
CynthiaSue 4 10/6/14 6:00 PM by beauturbo
Pattern fitting or pattern making - which to learn first? (Pages 1 2 3)
cgmemphis 23 10/6/14 8:15 AM by sharon2013
facing fabric choice
rmusic1 1 10/2/14 1:13 AM by jacquiJB
fasanella nameless tutorial
jump hem?
Marie Norway 3 10/1/14 2:47 AM by Marie Norway
Hi/low hem - inside
How to make the inside of the skirt pretty
cathydavison 6 9/29/14 8:48 PM by cathydavison
Check points to use when comparing pants patterns (Pages 1 2 3 4)
xtreme1 32 9/29/14 8:51 AM by detroy
My pattern printed off at 1/8" less than 4" (Pages 1 2)
It printed wrong, so now I have to compensate
ghijsmom 10 9/21/14 5:31 PM by Maia B
Very large Bust Darts to dartless block?
Flat Pattern Books show this as possible, but I don't know.
shajarataddurr 6 9/21/14 3:23 PM by Leslie01
Using Striped Fabric for maxi skirt
How to place stripes for flattering fit with stripes
Paulakenn53 4 9/21/14 8:48 AM by biochemistress
oliver+s Cinema Dress (Pages 1 2 3)
grading up one size
Aless 25 9/17/14 10:25 PM by mistyknits
Will be making an "evening over-jacket" from chiffon - oy!
Want to change straight sleeves to bell sleeves
Arline 8 9/17/14 3:37 PM by HelenM01
drafting a shirt back yoke
sewgirl 4 9/16/14 8:10 AM by sewgirl
1950s style dress pattern
looking
spadesneverfade 3 9/15/14 8:50 PM by Speech girl
Sizing up
I need to size up a pattern
kathi s 3 9/15/14 7:33 PM by kathi s
Looking for a pattern that suits this design
Need help looking/drafting this pattern
duckydubz 1 9/14/14 11:54 PM by Speech girl
Question on Drafting Long Skirt
LizSabo 4 9/14/14 8:09 PM by LizSabo
How to fold vintage sewing pattern
Astrox 5 9/14/14 3:45 PM by a7yrstitch
Shortening RTW Jacket Sleeve
jean jacket
schmammy 6 9/13/14 11:02 AM by a7yrstitch
Knife-pleated skirt (on a dress)
Which way should the pleats face?
stirwatersblue 2 9/12/14 8:33 AM by stirwatersblue
Printing Designs
Using Printer or Copy Machine
HawaiianEi 3 9/11/14 5:01 PM by HawaiianEi
How to draft a stand up collar
MisfitToy 2 9/11/14 9:29 AM by MisfitToy
Sleeve cap shape and decreasing ease (Pages 1 2)
pferdfarm 17 9/9/14 9:23 AM by sew2006
Question about pattern in Sept 2014 Issue
For a Burda Subscriber
ChristinePDX 4 9/5/14 9:20 PM by ChristinePDX
Tutorial for drafting front facing on Jacket (Pages 1 2)
MrsCharisma 19 9/3/14 8:18 PM by MrsCharisma
Fitting top of M6503
Chymaera 3 9/2/14 11:16 AM by Chymaera
Pattern making software (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Can anyone help me decide?
gmagina 33 8/31/14 11:04 PM by cgmemphis
Sleeve Fitting - Elbow Rotation
I think something is wrong.
Elaine Dougan 2 8/31/14 9:12 PM by simplystitches
Body depth
used crotch curve
Julia C 2 8/28/14 5:27 PM by Julia C
Draft a collar like this?
AmandaRenea 9 8/28/14 1:01 PM by GretchenB
Making a Muslin: How similiar to the desired/final garment should it be?
FARQUHAR 8 8/27/14 9:57 PM by Nancy K
Will my skirt hold up with just waist facing? (Pages 1 2 3)
Fabric is heavy and feels like its going to slip off
Shamin01 26 8/26/14 7:28 PM by Michele Lommasson
Full Belly Adjustment on dartless skirt with waistband
pandaseal 8 8/26/14 1:03 PM by pandaseal
How to use simple top pattern for cardigan
Sunshine12242 8 8/25/14 8:38 AM by Pamela R
skipped stitches on ITY knit (Pages 1 2)
ldwillborn 10 8/23/14 10:17 AM by ldwillborn
one inch square?? (Pages 1 2 3)
Printing an e-pattern
Annie- oh 22 8/21/14 10:48 AM by Annie- oh
need help with simplicity pattern hem (Pages 1 2)
what is the standard hem width for Simplicity pattern?
hoyhoy 10 8/21/14 2:19 AM by hoyhoy
Help with tracing patterns (Pages 1 2)
lgrande 10 8/19/14 9:32 PM by atymonw
half vampire half pirate
very early Halloween prep.
procraftinate 9 8/19/14 2:47 PM by procraftinate
Patterns for big men don't seem to exist (Pages 1 2)
Skratchie 11 8/18/14 9:31 PM by TGWGWS
Manipulating Bias Edges
I think I stretched it
schmammy 6 8/16/14 10:53 PM by a7yrstitch
Can we discuss how to make basics more flattering? (Pages 1 2 3)
big tummy in this example
marymary86 28 8/16/14 7:07 AM by Quickie
Underlining needed? (Pages 1 2)
Underlining for medium soft linen
DebJ 13 8/15/14 11:26 PM by SewABQ
How much fabric do I need for a shirt? (Pages 1 2)
Self-drafting / copying a full-sleeve knit t-shirt - how much material needed?
fabricaddiction 12 8/14/14 4:08 PM by TGWGWS
Altering low/mid rise pants patterns to make them high waisted
Is it possible?
Yobtaf 5 8/12/14 11:09 PM by DOGLOVER389
Turning pants pattern into jeans?
Lori9999 5 8/11/14 7:47 PM by SusanRosalie
Slopers vs. purchased patterns? (Pages 1 2)
A sloper is custom to you - but how to incorporate details from a pattern you may love?
fabricaddiction 10 8/10/14 2:30 PM by fabricaddiction
Pattern drafting book (Pages 1 2 3)
Does a compendium of patterns exist?
AngelaSews 20 8/10/14 1:50 PM by AngelaSews
I Need A Young Boy Tux!
It will also need to be altered
BlueRoze 8 8/9/14 11:46 PM by Mel.J
Stabilizing a botton (Pages 1 2)
JTink 11 8/9/14 2:27 PM by PattiAnnJ
How to reduce a size 14 pattern to a size 10?
sosat 7 8/7/14 0:28 AM by beauturbo
Adding Extended Shoulders to a woven dress
IS there anything I would know?
lakaribane 3 8/4/14 12:12 PM by lakaribane
Help me find center-front on my shirt!
Collette Negroni, mens' long-sleeved dress-style shirt
kellyhogaboom 7 8/3/14 11:37 PM by kellyhogaboom
How to make HP 1101 work - AKA Hot Patterns' dread Slouchy Fly front skirt
Love the look, but hated the reviews - how to prepare myself for the bumpy road ahead
fabricaddiction 0 8/3/14 1:27 AM by fabricaddiction
Would this work for a...... er... curvier figure?
fabricaddiction 9 8/2/14 7:15 PM by fabricaddiction
Scout Woven Tee (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
a couple of fitting issues
schmammy 47 8/1/14 4:39 PM by lgrande
Closely fitted muslin . . .
should I widen back a tad to accommodate bulk of zipper?
Mole Princess 3 8/1/14 2:48 PM by Catina
Shortening shorts
How to get a neat hem
smutnys 6 7/29/14 9:40 PM by smutnys
vintage patterns
iamawahm 6 7/26/14 2:02 PM by beauturbo
Fleece...what kind of fleece? (Pages 1 2)
JTink 11 7/26/14 1:37 PM by JTink
Butterick 5846
Making it sleeveless
Liamsmama 2 7/26/14 5:18 AM by cocosloft
Converting a shoulder princess seam to an armscye one
Yobtaf 5 7/25/14 2:50 AM by Yobtaf
Bat wings
JTink 4 7/24/14 1:28 PM by JTink
Jalie 2449 - question about the sleeves
marymary86 3 7/23/14 11:33 PM by LauraTS
Altering the StyleArc Eliizabeth top
This is waay more complicated than I thought
OP Gal 4 7/23/14 9:57 AM by OP Gal
Question on Bodice Sloper a professional is making for me
Concerns sleeve cap
kajero 7 7/23/14 4:39 AM by Doris W. in TN
Grainline archer shirt sleeve
Loreen 1 7/20/14 9:37 PM by mistyknits
Patternmaking Book Recommendation? (Pages 1 2)
Do I even need one?
ejslks 11 7/20/14 2:31 PM by frame
Adding a cowl to an existing top? (Pages 1 2)
need advice please
sewpelican 16 7/15/14 4:44 PM by sewpelican
Adding width to front pant inner legs (Pages 1 2 3)
kajero 22 7/14/14 4:36 PM by Laurie Lou
Help on a FBA on Vogue 8880
Cocoyorkie 6 7/11/14 7:28 PM by Cocoyorkie
ISO: Loose Leaf Insert for Pattern Drafting Vol. II
juniev 3 7/11/14 7:15 PM by audsews
Please post your favorite notched collar tute (Pages 1 2)
MrsCharisma 12 7/10/14 3:24 PM by Skaapie
Help with dress remake
Eilidh 2 7/10/14 3:10 AM by Eilidh
How to adjust a pattern for large upper arms
Heavenly Design 9 7/8/14 8:26 AM by geniknits
Burda...6/2014...103...directions...Wait...WHAT ?
anae 4 7/8/14 7:24 AM by HanPanda
Patterns for tall pears (Pages 1 2)
CKsewist 10 7/7/14 9:07 PM by CKsewist
Very full upper arms (Pages 1 2)
kiwi 19 7/7/14 9:04 PM by a7yrstitch
Burda Tutorial for drafting your own pants (Pages 1 2)
marymary86 12 7/6/14 2:37 PM by Brine
changing bias to straight grain
rmusic1 4 7/5/14 5:40 AM by rmusic1
Altering RTW jeans jacket (Pages 1 2 3)
to pretty it up a bit?
Handshake 22 6/30/14 1:48 PM by Handshake
Please help me approximate waist measurement in inches for different rtw sizes
Guessing approx. waist size for surpirise jersey maxis for bridesmaids based on rtw size
sewing in the city 9 6/30/14 12:38 PM by JeanM
change a boat neck to something else
MariaDenmark Kirsten Kimono tee
shiborisan 4 6/29/14 8:57 PM by shiborisan
Convert button front shirt to popover
need help in general on how to accomplish this
rachella 5 6/29/14 4:39 PM by dianals
How to alter girl's skirt pattern
How many sections in a circular skirt?
MartiP 3 6/29/14 8:45 AM by MartiP
Altering pattern from woven fabric to stretch knit
Changing ease
cgmemphis 5 6/28/14 11:51 AM by PattiAnnJ
Reviewing your own pattern?
Is it valuable to post "reviews" that are really tutorials?
SpitfireGal 3 6/28/14 3:08 AM by Marie-Claude
Capri side slit pant hem
How do you draft and sew a curved hem with a side slit?
Ashford 2 6/27/14 7:55 PM by Ashford
Raglan Sleeve without shoulder seam
jsbach 5 6/27/14 10:41 AM by AllNewtoMe
Altering a pattern to make a bigger, not included size
pattern modification
Amandaig 3 6/26/14 10:20 PM by Lynnelle
Antique kit for fitting/drafting patterns? (Pages 1 2)
unusual ebay item
Elona 10 6/26/14 3:04 PM by beauturbo
Using knit shorts to make a pattern for woven shorts
Could use some advice
AGDinCA 4 6/26/14 11:02 AM by AGDinCA
Source for pants fitting, rise, crotch information
I am altering RTW, not a pattern but understanding this may help me.
Maripat 8 6/26/14 7:21 AM by Maripat
Using border fabric on curved hem pattern piece
Ellarose 1 6/25/14 9:26 AM by a7yrstitch
Converting Pencil Skirt Pattern from woven to stretch woven
pinkcatflower 6 6/23/14 10:25 PM by pinkcatflower
adding a lining to a corset
where to start......
rmusic1 5 6/22/14 1:04 PM by rmusic1
How do I make shorts from a long pants pattern?
Tricks for shaping the hem line?
m/m 9 6/21/14 4:16 PM by frame
Where to buy muslin for pattern drafting? (Pages 1 2 3)
SecondHandRogue 26 6/21/14 10:33 AM by lgrande
missing pattern piece Simplicity 2463
hoping someone with this pattern can suggest a fix
kraezday 1 6/19/14 3:46 AM by Hauteaway
Tracing patterns (Pages 1 2 3 ... 7)
What type of paper do you use?
Farouche 65 6/15/14 5:33 PM by Catina
sooo--is there a law?
alpenrose 5 6/13/14 9:05 PM by alpenrose
Raising the neck line with a bias band
JTink 2 6/13/14 6:50 PM by JTink
How would you make this headband?
lauraborealis 1 6/13/14 4:54 PM by lauraborealis
Bigger is smaller? I look, but cannot see!
alpenrose 6 6/12/14 2:01 PM by ccris
long waist adjustment--what to do with lower
alpenrose 5 6/12/14 11:51 AM by AllNewtoMe
An FBA on this top
suggestions?
LizJ58 8 6/11/14 12:23 PM by a7yrstitch
How do I calculate yardage?
LDT2011 4 6/11/14 11:16 AM by LDT2011
Best sleeve alteration for really large arm? (Pages 1 2 3)
maybe I haven't tried them all?
Tiger B 26 6/10/14 4:38 PM by a7yrstitch
Madeleine Vionnet book (Pages 1 2)
Has anyone sewn a pattern?
NhiHuynh 17 6/10/14 3:43 AM by denise60s
Threads #145 - Lapped zipper CB finish
Has anyone made this successfully?
lakaribane 5 6/9/14 2:28 PM by marymary86
muscular pear
Calendria 7 6/9/14 3:20 AM by Calendria
Stretch pants sloper (Pages 1 2)
drafting
PattiMcW 13 6/8/14 4:10 PM by a7yrstitch
Drafting a binding for neckline or armhole
pinkcatflower 3 6/8/14 1:48 PM by a7yrstitch
How hard could it be? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
hahaha
MrsCharisma 38 6/7/14 8:26 AM by MrsCharisma
Altering halter to traditional straps (Pages 1 2)
Bombshell swimsuit
JennaF 15 6/6/14 3:43 PM by JennaF
Narrowing shoulders on a t shirt - a question (Pages 1 2 3)
marymary86 20 6/5/14 1:22 PM by JTink
A few rambles on making muslins (Pages 1 2)
marymary86 13 6/4/14 1:20 PM by lca
how do you eliminate a center back seam on a knit top
what about the seam allowances?
sunnycat 6 6/4/14 1:15 PM by sunnycat
20s prom dress (Pages 1 2)
How would I draft this?
TalyQ 13 6/3/14 2:35 PM by TalyQ
Help with pattern instructions/layout
lgrande 3 6/3/14 2:16 PM by lgrande
NEED OPINIONS (Pages 1 2)
Sewing a Man's Knit Shirt
carolynw 11 6/2/14 3:29 PM by Elona
Shortening Crotch and Fly Zipper Alteration
kajero 8 5/30/14 2:45 PM by MrsCharisma
Burda Pants Sloper from BurdaStyle.com
Has anyone bought and used this?
marymary86 9 5/29/14 5:48 PM by PatternNotches
Vogue Sloper (#1004)
Wheres the hipe?
alpenrose 7 5/29/14 1:48 AM by acmena
Wide elastic comfort waist on woven capris
avatrx 9 5/28/14 6:52 PM by Annette Wright
jersey
inside out?
SVN 4 5/28/14 9:58 AM by cocosloft
Why are upper collars so ginormous?
lauraborealis 4 5/28/14 6:51 AM by acmena
Eliminate a waist seam in a dress?
Can I eliminate the waist seam and cut the bodice and skirt as a single piece?
croixmom 6 5/26/14 8:02 AM by EleanorSews
Underlining a pattern that calls for lining
HanPanda 5 5/25/14 3:28 PM by LauraTS
Pattern question (Pages 1 2)
laceyworks 10 5/24/14 11:37 AM by ccris
Changing the neckline on a knit shirt
Need to alter a crew neck to a v-neck
madssews 6 5/23/14 10:13 AM by madssews
Flat pattern alteration
sharon2013 6 5/22/14 12:49 PM by sharon2013
Should I underline this?
meleliza 7 5/22/14 12:10 PM by Doris W. in TN
Grading up a pencil skirt? (Pages 1 2)
tbot 11 5/21/14 0:22 AM by tbot
Slopers (Pages 1 2)
sharon2013 11 5/20/14 11:56 PM by MrsCharisma
Assembly instructions (Pages 1 2)
Resource for how to assemble garments flat
TamNearPDX 10 5/20/14 4:37 PM by Catina
Neckline
How to reduce bulk?
halleyscomet 4 5/17/14 8:58 PM by Catina
How do I copy this shirt?
Sort of a X-over blouse and wrap and rouched....
AllNewtoMe 6 5/16/14 11:42 AM by AllNewtoMe
Kandel Knits Patterns
Armhole overlays for sleeves instructions?
vntgseamstress 5 5/13/14 6:01 PM by beginagain
Hawaii Rip Skirt
lgrande 9 5/13/14 10:19 AM by Baja Susana
Scale down Patterm
How to change pattern size
almost 1 5/11/14 4:11 PM by frame
Adding Neck Darts
How long are theseusually drafted
carolyn101 2 5/11/14 3:20 AM by carolyn101
making a reversible dress
fastening problems
rmusic1 3 5/10/14 4:37 PM by rmusic1
pattern drafting supplies
Pattern drafting supplies
sharon2013 2 5/9/14 2:59 PM by sharon2013
From double-breasted to single breasted?
Need to alter a pattern to achieve the look I want
Marie-Claude 7 5/9/14 10:52 AM by LDT2011
Sarah Veblen Quick Reference Fitting Guides
book supplement
schmammy 9 5/7/14 7:48 AM by KathySews
self facing cowl FBA..how to?
autumnnn 8 5/6/14 7:25 PM by autumnnn
Pants sloper or adjust pattern for better TNT? (Pages 1 2)
Which would you spend your money on?
plumfan 10 5/6/14 4:06 PM by Nancy K
sleeve cap problems in a reconstructed heirloom
I'm really having problems here
meleliza 2 5/6/14 8:54 AM by meleliza
Drafting Pants and pockets
vflinn 3 5/4/14 5:12 PM by Sewandwrite
My tops all slide backward! (Pages 1 2 3)
ldwillborn 21 5/2/14 8:38 PM by Mobycat
Square Armholes / Armscyes
HelenM01 8 4/30/14 11:44 AM by HelenM01
FBA and apex adjustment Woes Help!! (Pages 1 2)
Vyci 12 4/29/14 8:30 PM by tailored
McCalls 6787
Cutting the Pattern
Greenchic3 2 4/27/14 9:45 PM by HanPanda
Flutter Sleeve , Flutter Sleeves , Circular Sleeves
Draft your own.
a7yrstitch 1 4/27/14 5:36 PM by Blaceyda
Most minimal hem on knit dress? (Pages 1 2 3)
forgot to add hem allowance
detroy 21 4/26/14 9:44 PM by Maripat
Sewaholic Belcara (Pages 1 2 3)
For the full busted??
MrsCharisma 22 4/24/14 10:04 PM by MrsCharisma
Vogue 8957
procraftinate 3 4/24/14 3:12 PM by Nancy K
How do I lower an armhole for a raglan?
Can't find information
AllNewtoMe 2 4/23/14 6:53 PM by Nancy K
Shoulder/armsyce fitting woes
PureJoy 6 4/22/14 6:30 PM by Lena Merrin
2 layer skirt
using chiffon
VickiF 7 4/21/14 6:12 PM by Maripat
crotch curve pattern correction (Pages 1 2)
got my crotch curve template how do i apply to pattern?
Jenniel73 13 4/20/14 12:50 PM by shana707
what to do here? changes to a pattern?
help me figure out where to add...
Jenniel73 6 4/18/14 11:06 AM by BrendaR
De-Puff a Puff Sleeve? Simplicity 1693
mare1234 4 4/18/14 10:25 AM by mare1234
pattern fitting/measurement disasters - 5'10 even proportions (Pages 1 2)
I measure myself, flat pattern, existing clothes and still every thing I make is too big!
Jenniel73 10 4/17/14 10:59 AM by 2mulie
How to add lining to a sleeved top? (Pages 1 2)
Shamin01 14 4/13/14 8:10 PM by Sheseams
inside pant seam hangs lower then the outer seam
is it the grain line?
violetrays 3 4/13/14 7:34 PM by Lena Merrin
Ding/Dong Bust/Waist Darts!!
Which comes first the side bust or the waist bust dart?
alpenrose 3 4/13/14 6:26 PM by alpenrose
adjusting pattern pieces to add a zipper
invisible zipper in place of hook/loop closure
divabeadz 2 4/12/14 11:45 PM by divabeadz
Measuring for pocket sizes?
Vinnems 0 4/10/14 0:31 AM by Vinnems
Style Arc Emelia Jacket (Pages 1 2)
anyone made it?
schmammy 14 4/8/14 5:10 PM by schmammy
BurdaStyle Tee with Pleat - add a bottom band?
I want to control future stretch
detroy 6 4/7/14 7:52 PM by detroy
best bust shaping: tucks or gathers?
rmusic1 5 4/7/14 6:20 PM by Nancy K
How to use a french curve ruler (designer's curve)? (Pages 1 2)
alpenrose 10 4/7/14 1:31 PM by stirwatersblue
Need Help With Drafting Shawl Collar
MaryDB 7 4/6/14 1:04 PM by Quickie
Bringing in back crotch seam?
Vinnems 9 4/5/14 3:40 AM by Vinnems
collar for a V-neck top
This is a pattern contruction for a V-neck top
Quickie 4 4/3/14 1:17 PM by SouthernStitch
How hard will it be... (Pages 1 2)
hahaha
MrsCharisma 16 4/2/14 3:40 AM by Geejay
Pencil skirt with no front darts (Pages 1 2)
Is there a normal/standard way to do this?
VolcanoMouse 15 3/31/14 7:10 PM by kcurtis
Making a vest for someone else
..can see fitting issues....
Handshake 8 3/31/14 12:32 PM by Handshake
Help=my godet skirt does not have enough flare
danceandsing33 1 3/31/14 8:58 AM by petro
Forward and sloping shoulder adjustment - order of execution
Annette Wright 9 3/30/14 1:33 PM by frame
changing top to tunic/dress (from Burda 04/2013 106)
nzach 9 3/29/14 4:58 PM by danniiangel
Before I do another FBA (Pages 1 2)
I want a better method.
SewLibra 12 3/28/14 12:41 PM by MrsCharisma
Raising armscye on Emery dress...now what to do with the sleeve?! (Pages 1 2 3)
Raising armscye or armhole
twointhehand 21 3/28/14 8:56 AM by twointhehand
Salwar Kameez Patterns & Links
BrennaAK 6 3/28/14 7:29 AM by Melinda_B
Menswear/Men's Tuxedo Jacket (Pages 1 2)
Need help with tux jacket's shawl collar
sbarry 11 3/28/14 0:08 AM by sbarry
Lutterloh or Sure-Fit? (Pages 1 2 3)
Which?
ReRe1 23 3/27/14 11:58 PM by tailormaid
McCall 6920
JTink 5 3/26/14 4:48 PM by a7yrstitch
Turn Gathers into Darts
How to?
vntgseamstress 1 3/26/14 8:43 AM by HelenM01
ISO Pattern for Teen Boy's Performance Pants
These are the silky track pants the young boys like to wear
SewWrite 4 3/24/14 1:35 AM by BeckyNoSleep
Skirt plus top of slip (Pages 1 2)
grandma 11 3/23/14 7:21 PM by Tailypo
Pre-tied Bow
How do you make a pre-tied bow with a sash?
MartiP 6 3/23/14 11:58 AM by MartiP
Grading down a size
How hard would it be?
BluestRose 5 3/19/14 9:44 PM by SandiMacD
Need help with New Look Pattern 6749
LaurieHeeren 9 3/12/14 11:15 PM by nitsel
Burda downloadable #122
I thought it was for knits!
Leu 4 3/12/14 10:56 PM by Leu
Simplicity 2337 with sheer 3/4 sleeves
I am making a dressy version of Sim 2337 and want to dress up with runched 3/4 sheer sleeves
shazam410 1 3/10/14 8:52 PM by Mole Princess
Re-positioning buttonholes
3-button jacket that has been lengthened
Idosew 9 3/10/14 7:57 PM by Idosew
blending Vogue V1094 and V1102
should I add a band between skirt and bodice?
Sews4tmc 2 3/10/14 7:50 AM by biochemistress
Looking for a Similar Pattern to this Dress
knitandso 8 3/9/14 11:30 PM by DJWa
When to alter when to find a new pattern (Pages 1 2)
Shorts fitting
MrsCharisma 15 3/9/14 12:56 PM by MrsCharisma
I need to flat line wth Thinsulate (Pages 1 2)
whats the best way
Dana Cetz 12 3/8/14 9:45 PM by bunnypn
Cut skirt on bias or not?
When is it helpful to cut the a princess dress bottom on the bias.
yolanda carlson 5 3/8/14 1:04 PM by HelenM01
Dressing a mans trouser
AYE TEE 9 3/7/14 1:08 AM by BriarRose
How do you make an A-line dress fuller at the center seam over the tummy?
Adjusting an Existing Pattern to Make the Skirt Fuller
yolanda carlson 4 3/6/14 6:17 AM by mmcp
McCalls 6844 Peplum Cardigan: make it close-able
detroy 8 3/2/14 6:52 PM by KathySews
Can I make this dress nursing-friendly? (Pages 1 2)
I need clothes that allow me to breastfeed my baby
shakantala 12 3/2/14 4:32 PM by CM_Sews
Lekala Patterns (Pages 1 2)
Do they need to be 'petited'
Julkane 15 2/28/14 5:30 PM by michellep74
Four year old designs paper dresses (Pages 1 2)
Dresses
woggy 10 2/28/14 1:49 PM by allycovey
Butterick 6028 Katherine Tilton pants, intruction error fixed
Clareew 1 2/26/14 5:26 PM by Guelphgurl
Fitting consideration when adding lining to bodice
Jupiter, FL 4 2/26/14 12:13 PM by Jupiter, FL
How did they make this sleeve? (Pages 1 2)
bell with large godet
diane s 10 2/24/14 7:58 AM by Mole Princess
When TNT becomes TN...oh, not another one! (Pages 1 2)
Too much of a good thing?
tourist 17 2/23/14 10:35 PM by Annie- oh
Detachable shawl collar
Must it attach to existing shawl collar on garment?
stirwatersblue 2 2/22/14 5:21 PM by sew2006
Pattern Drafting Method/Book... (Pages 1 2)
...for individual figures?
aliann1 15 2/21/14 12:05 PM by Aafke
Trying again -- how to RAISE armhole
on a princess seam bodice
Sewandwrite 4 2/18/14 5:36 PM by swilliams
how to finish shoulder pads on sleeveless top
looking for a tutorial
hoyhoy 0 2/18/14 2:32 PM by hoyhoy
Small Bust Adjustment and Multi-Sized Patterns
Okay to "cheat"?
vntgseamstress 2 2/15/14 8:13 PM by GlButterfly
Alter Pattern Bodice McCalls 5974
Help needed in altering bodice of "The Perfect Knit Dress"
kajero 7 2/15/14 6:01 PM by Marie367
McCall's 6842 Skirt
Adding a lining
julsmalham 4 2/14/14 6:11 PM by julsmalham
Changing the waistband (Pages 1 2)
StitchyMama 11 2/14/14 3:25 PM by lca
Drafting front yoke for shirt
Drafting yoke
MelonieLee 3 2/13/14 7:03 PM by DonnaH
Searching for a similar bodice pattern
Kalensa 1 2/13/14 11:13 AM by Pinkytoo
Men's pants (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Tips for measuring crotch depth/length?
alicia 50 2/11/14 7:04 PM by AYE TEE
Converting a two-piece sleeve to a single piece
Edges are straight lines so just overlap seamlines?
Sewandwrite 2 2/11/14 3:11 PM by Brine
have you ever seen....
Celticstitcher 5 2/10/14 10:28 PM by Vinnems
Drafting a Lining to a Faux-Wrap Top
bicrafty 1 2/10/14 3:32 PM by TGWGWS
Where "You can totally sew that!" meets "Yeah, but it's not worth it." (Pages 1 2 3)
HanPanda 28 2/10/14 3:10 PM by meleliza
Shirt dress in a knit fabric
JessB 3 2/8/14 8:45 AM by jacqui583
Mens long sleeve shirt
Too big at the cuff
kayakpeak 4 2/8/14 0:37 AM by kayakpeak
Removing Gathers From Waistband...
Would a dart suffice?
CallMeSu 6 2/5/14 6:55 PM by Sheseams
Little Girl's Size 4 Tall
UrbanFool 9 2/4/14 8:23 AM by meleliza
Altering Pants Pattern
A course in Physics
woggy 7 2/3/14 9:10 AM by simplystitches
New Look 6013
Sizing question
legalsecty 5 2/2/14 10:37 PM by GlButterfly
Armhole Darts in Knit Fabric? (Pages 1 2 3)
Pattern adjustments
shelleyjr 23 2/1/14 6:56 PM by m/m
One more question on Vogue 8379. Modify into faux wrap?
Sunshine12242 1 2/1/14 10:28 AM by Doris W. in TN
Parsing Sewing Patterns into 3D Garments (Pages 1 2)
andye 11 1/31/14 9:10 PM by andye
Adding seam allowance to princess seamline
rmomontreal 6 1/31/14 5:09 PM by rmomontreal
How to lower the armhole?
on an armhole princess bodice
Sewandwrite 3 1/31/14 3:24 PM by Sewandwrite
Drafting and draping - books?
sleeves and collars
LDT2011 5 1/31/14 10:37 AM by LDT2011
Bleach Costumes--get more interesting
Aivener 3 1/30/14 9:34 PM by KiwiWendy
vest without collar adjustment
Do I need to reduce the neckline if I don't do the collar?
croixmom 3 1/30/14 6:38 PM by croixmom
best neckline design option
burda 7178
rmusic1 4 1/30/14 3:34 AM by rmusic1
Appreciation....
......nice....
Handshake 9 1/29/14 10:58 AM by Handshake
How do sleeves work?
Completely confused
Jenniel73 7 1/29/14 1:30 AM by Mole Princess
Dart dramas (Pages 1 2)
Confused about how to shape darts over a full bust
lalalauren 11 1/28/14 11:43 AM by Mole Princess
Baton Twirling Solo Costume (Pages 1 2)
modifying a leotard pattern
Birdie757 12 1/26/14 7:12 PM by Birdie757
Convert Petite Pattern to Misses
Alter a McCall's petite dress pattern to fit 5'-6"
Suzy Sews 3 1/26/14 5:05 PM by Suzy Sews
Tilted waistband? Lower in front? (Pages 1 2)
Jenniel73 17 1/25/14 2:46 PM by Jenniel73
An unusual set-back (Pages 1 2)
....not enough fabric.....
Handshake 13 1/24/14 3:19 PM by beauturbo
Sloping shoulder adjustment
Do I need to do anything to the sleeve?
waikikimum 5 1/23/14 7:14 PM by waikikimum
M6698: Shifting the fullness/opening of a flounced skirt
How will this affect drape, etc?
stirwatersblue 7 1/23/14 1:45 PM by MeSewPretty2
Drafting a lining
to attach to skirt facing?
JennaF 3 1/23/14 10:17 AM by Mary Hayes
Plus size mens patterns to make boxers or pj shorts
men's patterns
Txcrafty1908 2 1/20/14 7:55 PM by SandiMacD
Finishing edges on curved seams
Not french or felled, no serger
Handshake 4 1/20/14 5:21 PM by beauturbo
Possible to grade just the front of a pattern?
Pattern grading
vntgseamstress 2 1/20/14 0:17 AM by Rosalaya
adjusting pattern for single layer of fabric (Pages 1 2)
When do you do it?
Elaine Dougan 10 1/19/14 7:17 PM by Elaine Dougan
Lenghtening jacket's two-piece sleeve above elbow
RoseFromThule 2 1/19/14 10:04 AM by RoseFromThule
Modifying Men's Jacket shoulder Pads
How to remove 80's NFL shoulder pads
yogarit 2 1/19/14 9:38 AM by jmosew
Lengthening A Pattern
"Super simple adjustment" ... but running into problem. Please help me.
vntgseamstress 6 1/19/14 1:07 AM by vntgseamstress
Sewing a jacket suitable for chemo
Chemo Jacket
LynneH 4 1/17/14 4:49 PM by LynneH
Vogue 8379 Reduce Skirt Circumference
Sunshine12242 2 1/17/14 3:51 PM by Sunshine12242
girl's sleeve design
wildwinowoman 2 1/13/14 10:09 AM by Adaire
Deleting a Collar Stand
Jalie Polo Shirt
rag doll 5 1/11/14 11:51 AM by Pamela R
anyone using patternmaster boutique 4 software? (Pages 1 2)
msingels 13 1/10/14 12:37 PM by Kmsonline8
FBA to Simplicity 3833
Dart part of the empire waist construction
Julie-Ann 6 1/10/14 10:51 AM by rosiewednesday
Understanding bust darts
Wondering if I really understand how bust darts work
plumfan 8 1/8/14 8:34 PM by Nancy K
Amazing sale price on an awesome fitting book (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Fitting and Pattern Alteration: A Multi-Method Approach to the Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and Alteration
emm0119 33 1/8/14 8:18 PM by Nancy K
My Robe slides to the back
Do I adjust the shoulder and how?
Ginger S. 3 1/6/14 9:02 AM by m/m
Converting short sleeve pattern to sleeveless
Lanie Wrap Dress
donnagirl 2 1/4/14 11:24 PM by donnagirl
Cutting interfacing (Pages 1 2)
seems wasteful to me, and illogical
Handshake 13 1/2/14 11:38 AM by Nancy K
Slitting patterns and understanding grain line?
gramma b 5 1/2/14 1:08 AM by jenleeC
Remove seam allowances before altering?
JennaF 4 1/1/14 2:38 PM by SJ Kurtz
Constructing a zip-up jacket with standing collar
rmomontreal 4 1/1/14 11:09 AM by rmomontreal
Oops
Cut the back fold of a Robe
yogarit 5 12/31/13 0:12 AM by SewLibra
Modifications for rounded back and forward shoulder (Pages 1 2 3)
Methods for t-shirt
Elaine Dougan 26 12/30/13 11:45 PM by Elaine Dougan
Maternity Sewers....
How do you modify your regular patterns?
gramma b 0 12/30/13 8:44 AM by gramma b
princess skirt alteration
widening the skirt on a princess dress
Chase 0 12/26/13 10:08 AM by Chase
Can ladies Kwik Sew generic pants be used to sew Men's PJs (Pages 1 2)
Opinions?
JDpenelope 13 12/25/13 11:58 AM by Miss Fairchild
how to make lined pants for cold weather (Pages 1 2 3)
avatrx 21 12/23/13 8:17 PM by Miss Fairchild
Metrics to Inches (Pages 1 2)
I feel SO stupid.
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lion costumre for a 12 year old boy
theater costume for a 12 year old
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