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Neckline Shifting Left
Fitting Woes
Last.Ember 2 Today at 11:41 AM by Debbie Lancaster
Sizing in Vogue 7975 Chanel jacket?
Typically between a 10 and 12 in Vogue
chrizzie21 7 Today at 11:39 AM by annem54
Front vs back (Pages 1 2)
Can a person be one size for front and another size for back?
halleyscomet 10 Today at 11:21 AM by Last.Ember
Bunka pattern book
Has anyone drafted their basic block?
Lena Merrin 8 4/17/15 6:32 PM by Lena Merrin
Setting in a curved piece in Vogue 8929
swanny 2 4/17/15 11:10 AM by kkkkaty
I'm not a pear - I'm a pyramid
:confused:
Rhodabike 9 4/17/15 5:09 AM by Rhodabike
I need help... BAD! (Pages 1 2 3)
JTink 22 4/17/15 4:57 AM by Cla56rm
Pants
Lengthening the front rise/crotch
rag doll 9 4/16/15 10:16 PM by David Coffin
Baggy pants (Pages 1 2)
Kenneth King fix
KBT Sewer 18 4/15/15 9:23 PM by santarosie
Movement restricted by armhole or back (Pages 1 2 3 4)
I need help figuring out how to make this dress comfortable!
Roxthinks 35 4/15/15 7:45 PM by halleyscomet
Mens pants fitting
Can anyone help?
rag doll 3 4/15/15 6:01 AM by DOGLOVER389
Pants fitting (Pages 1 2)
Help please
Liamsmama 14 4/13/15 1:16 PM by JTink
gaping neckline on woven wrap dress
omishev 5 4/11/15 11:20 PM by Arlene1995
Back yoke of dress makes a weird point (Pages 1 2)
Won't lie flat on body , definitely not on a flat surface
HawkeMorningStar7 19 4/10/15 7:46 PM by CruiseEnvy
What took (or will take) your sewing to the next level? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Kimbercrow 42 4/10/15 1:53 PM by canei
General sizing question - size 12 pattern wearers (Pages 1 2)
Does my size seem correct compared to RTW?
Melcalifornia 18 4/10/15 12:44 PM by EleanorSews
Neckline dart
the_caroler 4 4/9/15 8:39 PM by rhetam
How does this muslin look? And advice on fitting a big ribcage? (Pages 1 2)
chrizzie21 14 4/8/15 6:26 PM by JTink
Top fitting issue
Will now be a sleeveless top
halleyscomet 8 4/8/15 4:55 PM by TGWGWS
Lowering the back crotch curve, would this work? (Pages 1 2)
JTink 12 4/7/15 5:52 AM by cocosloft
After Lumpectomy (Pages 1 2)
Two breasts needing totally different sizing
tryingsewhard 12 4/6/15 3:08 AM by textilehappy
Improvement over the last pair, but what am I missing? (Pages 1 2 3)
Pants Fitting
StitchyMama 27 4/5/15 9:42 PM by simplystitches
If jeans "bind" when I lift my knee, what needs adjusted? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Specifically for men's jeans.
corrado33 30 4/5/15 9:01 PM by Maripat
Trouble with Jalie 2806
msschiel 9 4/5/15 7:34 AM by msschiel
FBA woes (Pages 1 2)
Calculations right but garment still too tight
paulalou 15 4/3/15 9:50 PM by SewLibra
Tissue fitting
Anything to know about the basic technique?
stirwatersblue 4 4/2/15 6:28 AM by mmcp
Figure Type 8: Group of 8 roll call (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Not an an hourglass, pear, circle, or rectangle
Sewandwrite 37 4/1/15 8:52 AM by LuceLu
Help! First pair of jeans crotch fitting. (Pages 1 2)
I am making my first pair of jeans and I'd like help with fitting the crotch area.
siaramartin 13 3/31/15 8:46 PM by mtnmama
Help with Ann Rowley's flat butt adjustment (Pages 1 2 3)
MNBarb 26 3/30/15 11:59 AM by Angie Jones
Fitting Butterick 5881
aunrea 4 3/30/15 10:36 AM by aunrea
Burda 7746 - Pants Fitting (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Please help me fine tune these pants
Immelu 33 3/29/15 10:18 PM by Immelu
Wedding Dress Sleeve/Bodice Issue (Pages 1 2)
alisonweare 15 3/29/15 8:18 PM by Catina
Acknowledgment for your generous spirit. (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Your advice to a broken hearted sewist
Cloverdove 39 3/29/15 7:53 PM by dillyduck
*After the forward shoulder adjustment* (Pages 1 2)
RedRockin 13 3/28/15 4:24 PM by tigergirl
advice for Lisette traveller fitting problem (Pages 1 2)
arm scythe all wrong
shortrowgal 11 3/27/15 3:37 PM by shortrowgal
Double Fold Bias Tape in Armhole (Pages 1 2)
Is this right?
Chococat 10 3/27/15 1:37 PM by Chococat
Please critique the fit of my pants (Pages 1 2 3)
Yoga pants
PeppermintPam 20 3/27/15 12:34 PM by BJ1400
What to do, what to do? (Pages 1 2)
Fitting Consultants in Bay Area?
Susan C 11 3/25/15 11:56 PM by Susan C
PaternMaster Tailor Made vs. Sure-Fit vs Craftsy Class (Pages 1 2 3)
BillTheSlink 23 3/25/15 2:18 PM by nothy lane
Well that explains a lot (Pages 1 2)
shoulders, argh
Plottie 16 3/22/15 6:37 PM by Sew Whatever
The idea of a wearable muslin isn't working for me (Pages 1 2 3 4)
marymary86 35 3/22/15 1:27 PM by Michele Lommasson
extended shoulder width question!
beesnbutter 4 3/21/15 10:08 AM by NC Carol
Getting in touch with Cynthia Guffey
IS there a phone number to reach her?
mattie1 8 3/20/15 10:38 PM by Immelu
Side seam length w/one hip higher
alpenrose 3 3/20/15 0:48 AM by alpenrose
Waist darts
Jalie 2560
Julia C 8 3/20/15 0:41 AM by alpenrose
How to shorten the center front when it's multiple peices? (Pages 1 2)
StitchyMama 15 3/19/15 3:04 PM by Catina
Beginner fitting Kwik Sew 4044 (Pages 1 2 3)
Where to start?
dreamgarden 26 3/19/15 2:27 PM by dreamgarden
After 5 years of failure I can't take it anymore (Pages 1 2 3 ... 20)
Sewing Is A LIE
Cloverdove 198 3/19/15 1:06 AM by CarolynGM
Narrow the neckline of a raglan sleeve top
jldrager 4 3/18/15 5:28 PM by jldrager
From an airline stewardess--you gotta read this!
alpenrose 9 3/18/15 11:35 AM by Mufffet
Help! Re-working a sleeve - Simplicity 5189
lengthening View D flutter sleeve
KolHeidi 2 3/18/15 8:33 AM by KolHeidi
A basic question (Pages 1 2)
Help with the steps here, please!
HarrietHomeowner 13 3/17/15 5:28 PM by stirwatersblue
Can you line a doubleknit dress?
JustineSewcountrychick 7 3/17/15 9:53 AM by Ann B.
Stupid question-Tracing the crotch curve from one pattern to another (Pages 1 2)
StitchyMama 10 3/16/15 6:25 PM by Catina
First Ever Muslin Fitting: McCalls 9560 Vintage Kimono Blouse (Pages 1 2)
Self taught beginner looking for fitting guidence.
Cloverdove 11 3/16/15 2:44 AM by opalanne
Issue with armscyce/sleeve in a knit (Pages 1 2)
excess fabric; what to do?
Tina Lou 13 3/15/15 4:23 PM by Tina Lou
Tops seem to slide to the back
2humans2dogs 3 3/15/15 1:13 PM by Nancy K
Next fitting trial
Mangosteen25 7 3/15/15 5:20 AM by Mangosteen25
Don't know what this fitting problem is called? (Pages 1 2 3)
tops riding up at the front when I sit
USMCMom 23 3/15/15 2:37 AM by leahboyan
Search Button
Where is it?
missush 7 3/12/15 11:12 PM by ccris
Pigeon chested, large upper chest, barrel chest?!
lauras231279 9 3/12/15 9:09 AM by Marie367
Pigeon chested, large upper chest, barrel chest?!
lauras231279 1 3/12/15 5:26 AM by annem54
Foward shoulder adjustment with 3-part sleeve
Vogue 8991
abuvia 7 3/10/15 12:57 PM by abuvia
how do I add width to a pattern when the center is on the fold? (Pages 1 2)
StitchyMama 11 3/10/15 4:27 AM by goosegreen
Marakesh Pant - cutting instructions
Some pieces have Cut 1 Pair; others, Cut 1.
Ashford 2 3/9/15 1:12 PM by Ashford
Vogue 1725 - excess fabric
saraatkin 9 3/7/15 10:11 PM by Fictionfan
Circle Skirt to Bodice (Pages 1 2)
Dress fitting woes
Sablia 10 3/6/15 2:55 PM by Utta Retch
Constructive Criticisim (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Is it posible to give critical feedback and still be supportive?
Andi 46 3/6/15 11:49 AM by Blaceyda
Problem with lining (Pages 1 2 3 4)
MrsCharisma 32 3/5/15 9:40 PM by SuzanneSewsRVA
Suzy Fuhrer's The Bodice Sloper Class: Help, Please :) (Pages 1 2)
I would love your advice and help on fit!
monicalamity 14 3/3/15 11:15 AM by Nancy K
dummies for teens
need a dressmakers form for teenage figures.
Claire Dolman 3 3/1/15 7:27 AM by Claire Dolman
Pants - fit under backside
quixoticpixels 4 2/28/15 11:10 PM by quixoticpixels
Hollow chest adjustment (Pages 1 2)
Is that causing the armscye to gap?
rieski 12 2/28/15 0:57 AM by rieski
Best Method for Erect Back or Swayback (Pages 1 2 3)
Or when there is extra fabric puddling at small of back
MNBarb 27 2/26/15 2:47 PM by Little Boots
Bust darts questions
How big?
HarrietHomeowner 4 2/25/15 12:53 PM by Kimbercrow
Jacket fitting
Please need your comments
Kaktiki 7 2/25/15 12:40 PM by CathrynR
Fitting back armscythe on Bellatrix blazer (Pages 1 2)
juliead 14 2/25/15 12:28 PM by Kathleen Fasanella
bodice/sleeve alterations
shortening bodice above the bust apex
duckies duds 6 2/24/15 4:34 PM by solosmocker
Under bust--no not that one!
alpenrose 4 2/24/15 1:45 AM by Quickie
PEARABLES (Pages 1 2 3 ... 10)
kajero 94 2/23/15 11:16 AM by kajero
Granville neckline
CycleGal 7 2/22/15 4:35 PM by Doris W. in TN
13-1/2" bust difference from pattern (Pages 1 2 3 4)
resolving fit problem
ccris 35 2/22/15 1:14 PM by sewinggeek
Maria Denmark (Pages 1 2 3)
No dart FBA
ccris 20 2/21/15 11:03 PM by ccris
Does Burda do a fitting shell?
Rhodabike 3 2/21/15 9:44 AM by marymary86
Wrinkles on back of thighs
Help read my wrinkles please
cindyann 2 2/19/15 5:33 PM by cindyann
Curving a straight wastband
StitchyMama 4 2/18/15 1:51 PM by Liamsmama
Fitting Yoga tops (Pages 1 2)
Mine are too big in front . . . .
pfaffkj 14 2/17/15 7:58 PM by tourist
Jeans Fit Question (Pages 1 2)
CitySewing 16 2/17/15 6:37 PM by swirlgurl
Fitting Granville shirt, sleeves pulling in front of arm (Pages 1 2 3)
Cannot get sleeves to fit
swirlgurl 24 2/17/15 4:41 PM by dmh1
Fitting a pant sloper
How do I get rid of the excess bagginess from my pant sloper?
source.decay 7 2/15/15 11:40 PM by source.decay
craftsy bodice sloper class (Pages 1 2)
Zaffy 11 2/15/15 11:27 PM by Laurasews
Increasing pattern size
bh5852 7 2/15/15 12:57 PM by Catina
Trying to get my head around learning fitting
Mangosteen25 7 2/14/15 6:10 PM by dillyduck
don't worry, if it doesn't fit, its now officially fashionable! (Pages 1 2 3)
rmusic1 22 2/11/15 11:44 AM by BriarRose
martha pullen tv gone too???? (Pages 1 2)
what is happening to martha pullen and her resourses?
Bethwhitch 11 2/11/15 10:25 AM by marymary86
Rotating bust darts into waist (Pages 1 2)
Compromises the fit?
pinkcatflower 15 2/11/15 6:29 AM by tailored
Pants, AAAAARGH, Riding up in inseam no matter what I do! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 12)
I need help fitting my pants, one thing leads to another to another and I feel like I am spinning...
hcrystalaz 110 2/10/15 9:42 AM by Nancy K
All Wrap Dress Waists Pull Lower due to A Cup
Sunshine12242 2 2/10/15 9:16 AM by Nancy K
Fitting a pencil skirt with Simplicity designer Andrea Schewe
follow along as she makes S1541 (Amazing Fit series)
stirwatersblue 2 2/10/15 7:19 AM by chisgran
Redoing already cut bust darts (Pages 1 2 3)
Trying to avoid a wadder ...
HarrietHomeowner 27 2/9/15 1:55 PM by kwpanthermom
Pattern size selection thrown out by large upper chest (Pages 1 2)
can't workout how to cut correct size at shoulders
lauras231279 17 2/6/15 5:27 PM by with love Heidi
Altering McCAlls 7092
lowering the bust apex
Kimbercrow 4 2/5/15 12:27 PM by Kimbercrow
Half circle wrap skirt with same front and back length (Pages 1 2)
Adding length at back for backside?
gretchenross 10 2/5/15 10:15 AM by Patti B
shoulder and sleeve adjustments (Pages 1 2)
need opinions on altering sleeve
plumfan 10 2/4/15 9:14 PM by mkhpaintsew
How can I fix this ?
Odd fold / pucker under arm
HOWsMom 6 2/2/15 6:29 PM by dillyduck
Too fat for making new stuff? (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 15 2/2/15 9:32 AM by KathySews
Copying RTW pants, alterations? (Pages 1 2)
What alteration should be done to make these fit better
HelenI 13 2/1/15 11:23 AM by Catina
Copy RTW Jeans
StitchyMama 9 1/31/15 9:58 AM by StitchyMama
Should a bust dart ever be above the bust (Pages 1 2)
Frenchfancy 16 1/30/15 6:41 AM by acmena
Ginger jeans fitting help
kellie79 9 1/29/15 3:08 PM by kellie79
shoulder seam not in center, sits to the front
Meredith1950 9 1/28/15 7:14 PM by Annette Wright
Size question (Pages 1 2)
Buckysmom 15 1/28/15 4:26 PM by Nancy K
Fitting my first knit top (Pages 1 2)
Need help fitting my scoop t shirt
lauras231279 10 1/28/15 8:14 AM by lauras231279
Jackets and collar gape in the back
Vinnems 3 1/27/15 10:16 AM by Debbie Lancaster
fitting whilst getting fitter
rmusic1 5 1/27/15 8:48 AM by rmusic1
jamie jeans muslin
calcedonia 9 1/26/15 1:53 PM by Liamsmama
Private class for making a body double
in San Diego
LiinSd 0 1/25/15 6:55 PM by LiinSd
Adjusting Princess Seam for low bust? (Pages 1 2)
Advice how to adjust bustline of Princess Seam pattern?
natkat 18 1/25/15 2:02 AM by natkat
Please help with fit; large FBA needed
Blouse for daughter doesn't fit well.
annem54 5 1/23/15 5:17 PM by annem54
McCall's 6844
Shoulder help
Beaglemama 8 1/19/15 1:07 PM by simplystitches
Kate Middleton, DoC and that bust dart (Pages 1 2 3)
RTW spares no one, LOL!
lakaribane 24 1/17/15 8:53 PM by Vintage Joan
Cup Adjustment
Where to cut/add length?
Chococat 3 1/14/15 10:06 AM by ISewISew
How do I get rid of the diagonal lines on the sleeve? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Fitting Tilly & the Buttons Coco, and a Butterick
BlossomKyle 35 1/12/15 5:19 PM by Elona
Fit2Stitch (Pages 1 2)
Fitting instruction
CrisB 13 1/11/15 7:00 AM by CrisB
I need to learn fitting (Pages 1 2 3)
Fitting
Mangosteen25 24 1/9/15 11:43 PM by Lisa30
help with arm and underbust wrinkles
trying to FBA without using a dart
plumfan 9 1/9/15 4:24 PM by Debbie Lancaster
How to adjust a jumpsuit (Pages 1 2)
LDT2011 13 1/8/15 5:12 PM by stirwatersblue
Pattern issue or narrow shoulder & fixing the sleeve
McCalls 6796
Kimbercrow 9 1/7/15 8:40 AM by tailored
Raglan Top Shoulder Fitting
Forward Shoulder Adjustment?
carrie18584 3 1/6/15 7:35 PM by carrie18584
Excess Back Fabric
Quick fix for excess back fabric
Chococat 3 1/5/15 6:13 PM by Chococat
fitting wrap dress for variable breast and abdomen size?
using pattern for crepe dress by colette patterns
gretchenross 6 1/5/15 11:23 AM by gretchenross
Piping making zipper not work
AZGreyGirl 6 1/4/15 8:01 PM by AZGreyGirl
Fitting Crotch
anniem404 5 1/4/15 12:13 PM by ccris
Sewing with ITY Knits
anniem404 0 1/4/15 11:55 AM by anniem404
Fitting shoulders with a concave slope
Am I doomed to wear shoulderpads?
cimmanon 8 1/3/15 4:03 PM by Nancy K
Fitting a child (Pages 1 2)
pattern adjustment
Klutzy 12 12/30/14 5:13 AM by Klutzy
V8151 T with darts (view B) not so easy for beginners... (Pages 1 2)
Fitting questions, sleeve cap ease
Sewandwrite 19 12/29/14 10:44 PM by Sewandwrite
Find your Fit (Pages 1 2)
RTW brands for your measurements
detroy 15 12/23/14 6:13 PM by HOWsMom
Pants fitting (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Better fit if worn backwards
Elaine Dougan 39 12/23/14 4:40 PM by lca
Shoulder seams?
Blueghostgirl 8 12/19/14 7:21 AM by marthamckeon123
Making a slack pattern from a jeans pattern
What do I need to change?
Liamsmama 8 12/18/14 10:37 AM by Liamsmama
Jeans fitting help needed (Pages 1 2)
jeans fitting help
swirlgurl 16 12/10/14 6:10 PM by JTink
Fitting simple pajama pants (Pages 1 2)
Sorry, I feel like this is a dumb question
BeckyW 18 12/10/14 11:55 AM by Nancy K
Shift Dress with Shape?
weebly 6 11/27/14 7:54 PM by Red Dragon
replacing a front bodice lining?
LizLefebvre 3 11/25/14 11:43 AM by LizLefebvre
Maxi Skirt Burda 7124 is 10", 20cm too long (Pages 1 2)
I know I'm short but not that short
Clareew 11 11/24/14 5:58 PM by Clareew
Need help with pants fitting (Pages 1 2)
VickeyJ 12 11/21/14 10:36 PM by Elona
Is there an issue here or am I over-fitting (Pages 1 2 3)
Crotch still seems off
Liamsmama 23 11/21/14 0:13 AM by Liamsmama
Pants back fitting (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
GlButterfly 47 11/20/14 9:05 PM by Ms. Monica G
adding ease to a two piece sleeve
rmusic1 3 11/20/14 4:55 PM by rmusic1
Fitting Ina Skirt to teen
Smaller hip than an XS
smutnys 6 11/19/14 3:56 PM by smutnys
Arghhh! When will this sleeve fitting nightmare end?
Large biceps
meanjean 8 11/18/14 1:13 PM by Margaret
A New Jeans Company: 400 sizes hmm . . . (Pages 1 2)
alpenrose 12 11/16/14 10:25 PM by Mmmberry
Fitting books for men (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Suggestions please
meanjean 39 11/16/14 4:21 PM by Red Dragon
Sew Liberated Schoolhouse Tunic for Hourglass Shape? (Pages 1 2)
Will the Schoolhouse Tunic be a disaster on me?
Gyount 12 11/16/14 4:14 PM by Chloep
Sleeve troubles
todayistheday 7 11/16/14 1:09 PM by todayistheday
Small waist - high tummy ?
Iris G 4 11/15/14 1:25 AM by Iris G
Need help with sleeves (Pages 1 2)
Bodice fits until I put in the sleeves
Tizmehr 12 11/14/14 2:07 PM by Tizmehr
how do you fit a corset? (Pages 1 2)
as this is my first one
rmusic1 11 11/14/14 10:21 AM by denise60s
Kwik Sew 3115 Yoga Pant - Back (Pages 1 2)
Yoga Pants Back Help
Sybariticminx 15 11/11/14 9:22 PM by Elona
Pants fitting issue...help! (Pages 1 2)
Caseyann 16 11/11/14 10:33 AM by unfinishedprojects
skirt back fitting problem
acireann 4 11/6/14 9:05 AM by acireann
Too much fabric above princess seams? (upper bust)
Armholes, bust, and shoulders are fine
DonnaH 5 11/6/14 7:27 AM by solosmocker
Simpicity 2342
Crotch length
turnerca 7 11/4/14 10:33 AM by MrsCharisma
Fitting Sorbetto- Take 2
additional photos
MDemeraldcity 2 11/2/14 5:25 PM by Merry G
Jalie 2910 - FBA & sleeve observation
marymary86 3 11/2/14 2:47 PM by tinflutterby
Simplicity 6262 (vintage shawl collar wrap dress)
ceah 5 11/1/14 9:03 PM by ceah
Fitting Sorbetto- Take 2
Now armhole and back too tight
MDemeraldcity 1 10/31/14 5:13 PM by Red Dragon
Tight across the shoulders
Lori Githens 7 10/31/14 4:14 PM by solosmocker
Broad Back Narrow Shoulders
alpenrose 2 10/29/14 6:38 AM by marymary86
KiwkSEw 3915 how to adjust shoulder width
shoulders are 1.5" too wide on XL
avatrx 8 10/28/14 8:03 PM by avatrx
Fitting Sorbetto (Pages 1 2)
Gaping above bust dart at arm seam
MDemeraldcity 12 10/28/14 3:11 PM by LauraTS
Video for a full tummy adjustment?
Beaglemama 3 10/25/14 10:01 PM by simplystitches
FBA Problems
FBA Problems
jenny3133 7 10/25/14 8:48 PM by ccris
Trouser leg hanging skewiff (Pages 1 2)
cldeans 10 10/25/14 5:46 PM by nanneke
Can anyone point me...??
..to an amazing slash and spread tutorial
duckydubz 4 10/23/14 5:33 PM by Ceefbee
Another coat sleeve fitting request
meanjean 8 10/23/14 5:27 PM by meanjean
Pregnant or recently pregnant people... (Pages 1 2 3)
I need your expertise
Karla Kizer 23 10/23/14 8:08 AM by DebJ
Coat Sleeve Fitting (Pages 1 2)
Underarm issues
j Renee Design 11 10/21/14 10:50 PM by simplystitches
Over-Thinking? Over-Fitting?
DOGLOVER389 9 10/19/14 1:55 PM by DOGLOVER389
Saggy neckline (Pages 1 2 3)
Is it possible to fix neckline gaping after cover stitching?
sosat 24 10/19/14 2:55 AM by jacqui583
Shorts gaping at thighs
LN 4 10/13/14 9:49 PM by GretchenB
Help! My fitting books are packed, & the crotch is baggy
Too much fabric in crotch
bunnykins 9 10/13/14 0:49 AM by bunnykins
fitting during pregnancy
advice please
rmusic1 7 10/12/14 2:00 PM by rmusic1
Pajama Waistband Wedge (Pages 1 2)
rimna5 11 10/12/14 11:02 AM by ccris
Help! My fitting books are packed, & the crotch is baggy
bunnykins 0 10/11/14 12:31 PM by bunnykins
neck bunching
sewing any item with a fitted back neck
camaro1952 4 10/11/14 0:54 AM by camaro1952
Small Burda armholes
Trying to understand basic armhole concept
abuelita2 7 10/10/14 10:47 PM by abuelita2
Whoops! They drooped--how to do a LBA
alpenrose 4 10/2/14 5:23 PM by alpenrose
Pivot and slide for bust
increasing cup for princess line
smutnys 2 10/1/14 9:21 PM by smutnys
Help fitting an hourglass shape (Pages 1 2 3)
Fitting problems
stonecutter17 23 9/29/14 6:36 PM by tigerlily8510
rotating darts with a one inch FBA
sandra17 6 9/29/14 4:48 PM by Sharon Rose
Please give my fitting issue a name!
Shoulder and side seam fitting problems
nikoniko 2 9/29/14 4:21 AM by Toulouse31
How should I lengthen the bodice front? (Pages 1 2)
Surplice neckline alteration
JillRN1995 11 9/28/14 10:45 AM by JillRN1995
Full bust issues
Too tight above the apex, too baggy under it
amaliej1 8 9/27/14 11:42 AM by solosmocker
Tight armholes (Pages 1 2)
only in the front!
gudrunrs 14 9/27/14 11:08 AM by simplystitches
Fba on vogue 8946
Karirose 2 9/26/14 5:19 PM by Sewandwrite
FitNice Systems
cgmemphis 7 9/25/14 8:05 PM by cgmemphis
Dress Form Shoulder Adjustment
MarinaVK 3 9/25/14 9:20 AM by judmci
Learning how clothes are suppose to fit. (Pages 1 2 3)
Book or website recommendations?
Pomegranate27 20 9/24/14 7:37 PM by OP Gal
after fba, side seams too far back?
callievel 5 9/24/14 12:54 PM by Zaffy
Heirloom by machine question
bkaitlin 6 9/23/14 8:15 PM by bkaitlin
I Finally Decided to Have a Professional Seamstress Create a Bodice Sloper for Me!!!! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 13)
kajero 129 9/23/14 7:17 PM by kajero
My common fitting problem
Trouble w/ set in sleeve top fitting me through arms/chest
CindyHa 7 9/23/14 6:38 PM by beauturbo
Adventures in sloping (Pages 1 2 3)
Using Karen Howland's Threads guide to alter a pattern using a sloper.
plumfan 28 9/23/14 9:36 AM by Quickie
Pucker at side seams (Pages 1 2)
dr. liz 12 9/22/14 2:52 PM by vicki gabriel
Mystery dimples. (Pages 1 2 3)
demoiselle 22 9/22/14 2:05 PM by PattiAnnJ
Top rotates to the left side pulling off center (Pages 1 2)
Carol Mendoza 11 9/22/14 1:39 PM by beauturbo
Gaping neck back (Pages 1 2)
Help!
jaelh 11 9/21/14 6:30 AM by jaelh
Anyone here tried fitting Joi Mahon style? (Pages 1 2)
Fitting with different techniques
VintageTempest 13 9/20/14 4:23 PM by Ann B.
Pants fitting fail. (Pages 1 2 3 4)
My first and possibly my last pair.
craft keeper 33 9/20/14 1:02 PM by VintageTempest
What is going on here? (Pages 1 2)
Rotating the sleeve head backwards seems to improve the sleev
OP Gal 12 9/17/14 6:19 PM by OP Gal
Freelance pattern maker (Pages 1 2)
Tired of fitting myself
Arlene1995 10 9/17/14 12:08 PM by GretchenB
US vs European Pants (Pages 1 2)
Fitting Pants
Shari7 13 9/16/14 11:17 AM by Shari7
colette pastille fitting problem (Pages 1 2 3 4)
fabric pooling in the mid-upper-back.. and other problems?
amaliej1 31 9/15/14 10:10 PM by amaliej1
hemming pants (Pages 1 2 3)
how do you do it?
sunnycat 20 9/15/14 11:31 AM by sewdance
Can My Body Change That Fast? (Pages 1 2 3)
demoiselle 28 9/13/14 1:07 PM by demoiselle
FBA for one F one DD? which one to fit? (Pages 1 2)
Toulouse31 11 9/13/14 7:27 AM by Toulouse31
Question about fitting sleeves
I'm reading Don McCunn's book on pattern drafting
marymary86 5 9/12/14 11:02 PM by minggiddylooloo
Looking for sewing blogs (Pages 1 2 3)
I need ones that match my aesthetic . . .
demoiselle 23 9/11/14 12:50 PM by Arted
Large quad adjustment
Help me fit my "athletic thighs"
zynx1234 6 9/10/14 12:13 PM by ToileAndTrouble
Gusset in a robe?
Green Apple 5 9/8/14 11:10 PM by Green Apple
Nancy Zieman's Right Size Measurement question (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Dustykins 34 9/8/14 12:21 PM by atymonw
Yikes. Time to get help from you guys!
Pants fitting pics!
pinkcatflower 6 9/8/14 12:20 PM by TinaLea
What's wrong with the neck of this dress? (Pages 1 2 3)
Craftsy dress kit on sale -- wrinkled at neck of model
Sewandwrite 28 9/7/14 6:15 PM by beauturbo
Sorbetto fitting problems
Faythe 8 9/4/14 3:36 PM by chelsy21
FBA on New Look 6586
Vertical Bust Darts
ClaireSky 8 9/2/14 7:59 AM by gramma b
Choosing size for a knit skirt
Negative ease? Size-for-size? Positive ease?
jacqui583 9 8/31/14 8:34 AM by HelenM01
Working on TNT's (Pages 1 2)
Deb Fox 18 8/30/14 2:07 PM by Towanda
A cup! A cup! My kingdom for a cup! (Pages 1 2 3)
Corny title for a question about the full bust measurement
fabricaddiction 28 8/30/14 1:11 PM by Debbie Lancaster
FBA on Vogue 8810
No dart?
zynx1234 4 8/29/14 11:40 AM by quixoticpixels
Incorrect bra size problems solved (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
geckokl 57 8/27/14 10:41 AM by Penny Carlson
What size
Same question, still confused
renjon7798 9 8/26/14 10:44 PM by GretchenB
Alterations for DDD bust size (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
alterations
coffeebreak 48 8/26/14 8:30 PM by Concrete Blonde
Crotch lenght vs crotch depth: What's the difference?
StitchyMama 9 8/25/14 12:32 PM by annsew65
Problem with sleeves (Pages 1 2)
Can't raise my arms
ferretmagic 17 8/24/14 9:24 AM by ferretmagic
Shallow body depth; princess side panels
pferdfarm 8 8/20/14 12:39 PM by pferdfarm
Back Seam on Blouse
Back seam on blouse is not laying flat.
MandMMom 7 8/18/14 3:36 PM by lca
Narow shoulder adjustment
For raglan sleeves?
DonnaH 6 8/15/14 4:28 PM by DonnaH
Pants fitting (Pages 1 2 3)
Baggy crotch
Liamsmama 21 8/13/14 10:44 AM by Liamsmama
sway back adjustments with two darts in pattern
how to adjust Sewaholic's Alma blouse (1204)
shiborisan 1 8/13/14 8:41 AM by geniknits
Pattern mishaps
laceyworks 4 8/11/14 9:23 PM by RMJ
Broad back/too much fabric at back armhole?
alpenrose 4 8/8/14 7:12 AM by tailored
Armscye size in the Big 4 (Pages 1 2)
Why are sleeveless armholes so big?
rieski 12 8/7/14 7:13 PM by rieski
Darts in the shoulder
to shorten shoulder width
coffeebreak 7 8/5/14 6:08 PM by tailored
Simplicity 0352 Bodice
Made previously recommended changes- still issues
VickeyJ 8 8/2/14 6:55 PM by simplystitches
Fitting commercial patterns
Fitting
sharon2013 6 8/2/14 1:28 PM by Marilly
Weird bubble by bust
What do I do to fix this?
Erin Sooit 8 8/2/14 0:11 AM by Erin Sooit
Nancy Zieman right size measurement (Pages 1 2)
For Burda and other patterns
smutnys 11 8/1/14 2:27 AM by Elona
Pattern Adjustement...which way (Pages 1 2)
renjon7798 11 7/30/14 11:54 PM by DOGLOVER389
Wide back narrow shoulders
Just thought I could get some advice
halleyscomet 8 7/30/14 11:46 PM by DOGLOVER389
how to choose correct size for maternity dress
how to chose the correct size pattern
annie47 3 7/30/14 11:37 PM by Arlene1995
loes hinse patterns
reviews in past year (2013)
carolbee 4 7/29/14 10:16 AM by ASiverson
Mastectomy Bras
getting them to fit right.
Catrinka 8 7/28/14 10:43 PM by MartiP
What is this collar called, and how do you fit it? (Pages 1 2 3)
Trying to find a tutorial or thread
stirwatersblue 20 7/28/14 8:32 PM by stirwatersblue
Multiple size pattern--which size to use for Broad Back Adjustment?
alpenrose 8 7/28/14 5:18 PM by MelissaB in WA
Full Back Adjustment?
alpenrose 4 7/28/14 3:51 PM by lca
Would You Fix This? And a Sleeve Question
blissing 5 7/28/14 12:51 PM by beauturbo
Why are the sleeves flaring out like this? (Pages 1 2)
jenniferisnice 11 7/25/14 4:56 AM by RoseFromThule
slip and slide--back?
alpenrose 5 7/24/14 11:31 PM by simplystitches
Simplicity 1716 Drape neck top with flutter sleeves
Finishing arm scythe
julsmalham 3 7/23/14 8:47 PM by Marie367
Pants Fit for Plus Size (Pages 1 2 3 ... 7)
Yikes I didn't know the back was this bad!
waikikimum 63 7/23/14 4:39 PM by GlButterfly
Just made my own dress form :) (Pages 1 2 3 4)
LovelyRita 33 7/22/14 2:49 PM by Jamiekrista
Help needed for bodice fitting
Back of bodice has wrinkles that I am not sure how to correct
VickeyJ 8 7/22/14 10:41 AM by VickeyJ
Baggy sleeve woes
Eilidh 3 7/20/14 10:13 AM by sewsally
Help with narrow shoulders, petite bodice, and set-in sleeves
Don't know where to begin
stirwatersblue 3 7/18/14 5:05 PM by Debbie Lancaster
Narrow shoulders, bull fust, wide hips? (Pages 1 2 3)
Looking for my body shape twin
thefunimalist 23 7/17/14 9:59 PM by Kim12469
horizontal creases on skirt under waistband (Pages 1 2)
skirt fitting problem
caryclone 10 7/16/14 4:19 PM by Mole Princess
Pivot-and-Slide FBA (Pages 1 2)
MilongueraThreads 19 7/16/14 4:07 PM by Andsewforth
broad back adjustments--what do you like?
alpenrose 2 7/16/14 11:08 AM by alpenrose
Small waist, wide hips (Pages 1 2)
What to do with CB seam?
LN 10 7/16/14 5:20 AM by Mel.J
First time trying darts... (Pages 1 2)
Whit308 14 7/16/14 1:00 AM by Quickie
first attempt at a corset
how's the fit?
rmusic1 6 7/16/14 0:36 AM by PurpleTurtle
which comes first?
alpenrose 2 7/15/14 3:49 PM by lca
Are Simplicity patterns true to size? (Pages 1 2 3)
Kathy in NC 24 7/11/14 10:48 PM by Kalindi1121
Double darts--double dare !
alpenrose 6 7/11/14 9:52 PM by Nancy K
Vogue pattern 2 sizes to small--now what?
alpenrose 6 7/11/14 7:56 PM by dresscode
Dress Form Dilemmas
How do you stabilize your dress form?
amybobamy 1 7/11/14 3:18 PM by denise60s
Bust Fitting for Small bust on a bustier style dress McCalls 6833
Not sure of the particular alteration
MegWight 1 7/10/14 1:09 PM by Mole Princess
Pattern Fitting Rant (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
I am ready to throw out my sewing for good
Mary Heckman 48 7/10/14 11:06 AM by alpenrose
How to widen a bodice 1"?
alpenrose 7 7/10/14 0:54 AM by alpenrose
Pants back crotch fitting (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
JuneHawk 47 7/8/14 10:05 PM by Erin Sooit
Fitting cambie's alterations
Armhole fitting,
Alexruthe 2 7/7/14 2:25 PM by simplystitches
Width of shoulders too large
ejslks 7 7/6/14 11:19 PM by simplystitches
McCall's 6399, instructions lost,help! (Pages 1 2)
Kimbercrow 11 7/4/14 9:58 AM by Kimbercrow
Leggings Alteration (Pages 1 2 3)
Front Crotch Length
dazdesigns 20 7/4/14 1:15 AM by Quickie
Narrow Shoulders, A Cup, Wide Hips Pattern Revision
Sunshine12242 3 7/2/14 6:34 PM by diane s
Half-Size Patterns: Can They Be Found Any More?
Pattern Purchasing Question
amybobamy 9 7/2/14 5:35 AM by Quickie
FBA on dress with no darts (Pages 1 2)
I'm lost on this one!!!
halleyscomet 14 7/1/14 8:43 AM by meleliza
anatomical armhole (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
has anyone actually tried it?
SVN 48 6/25/14 8:00 PM by tailored
Need help - saggy area under bust in muslin
somewherenorth 4 6/25/14 3:54 PM by Catina
AGHHHH Pivot and Slide (Pages 1 2)
What am I doing wrong adjusting this sleeve?
lrstanfill 12 6/24/14 4:02 PM by smutnys
Bubbling at neck (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
AngelaSews 55 6/23/14 3:11 PM by lca
Curved center seam or darts for sway back ?
Asking advice on how to make bodices fit for my body shape
CharlieVoid 6 6/23/14 11:47 AM by CharlieVoid
How to increase leg diameter for panties
Jalie 2568
zynx1234 3 6/23/14 9:06 AM by schmammy
Pants alteration (Pages 1 2 3)
Do we try to do too much?
Elaine Dougan 23 6/22/14 11:57 PM by Lexus888
Leggings
dazdesigns 2 6/21/14 9:25 AM by Quickie
? Would alterations be same on man's pattern?
coffeebreak 1 6/19/14 4:03 PM by PattiAnnJ
Altering RTW pants
Pants are curvy in hips, but I am not
oracledba 5 6/19/14 0:32 AM by oracledba
Whats the difference in these two bust alteration tactics (Pages 1 2 3 4)
coffeebreak 32 6/18/14 0:59 AM by Hauteaway
broad back yes, broad shoulders no! (Pages 1 2)
alpenrose 14 6/17/14 12:06 PM by GlButterfly
Fitting the armhole & sleeve (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Looks good until I move my arms......
Sarsez 49 6/11/14 10:46 AM by kushami
Uneven shoulders
To adjust or not?
pinkcatflower 7 6/11/14 5:04 AM by arianamaniacs
Is front darting really necessary in this case...?
Pattern alterations
flowerplace 3 6/9/14 5:40 PM by SandiMacD
Armsyce pulls despite everything I've tried (Pages 1 2)
How do I find an expert?
PureJoy 16 6/9/14 8:27 AM by Marie367
vogue 8859 (Pages 1 2)
no finished measurements on the pattern and no measurements on the pattern tisue
sunnycat 12 6/7/14 6:25 PM by Nancy K
picking pattern size - waist vs. hip
Knitneph 7 6/4/14 11:07 AM by Knitneph
Vogue 2634
alpenrose 5 6/3/14 12:44 PM by alpenrose
Pants back dart vs using elastic in back waist band
kajero 5 6/2/14 11:40 AM by caren751
Pants don't stay up
Liamsmama 3 6/2/14 9:57 AM by Silknmore
Adjustments and Ease (Pages 1 2 3)
DOGLOVER389 20 5/30/14 9:59 PM by ccris
Would it be wise to fit a shorts pattern before trying for pants? (Pages 1 2)
bicrafty 10 5/30/14 0:02 AM by MNBarb
Embroidery Design Format Arrrgh!
Tiny problem wrecks design loading
sewdoggie22 2 5/27/14 8:53 AM by sewdoggie22
taking up the shoulders on a dress (Pages 1 2)
hollyt 19 5/26/14 8:03 PM by sings2high
Colette Mabel skirt
Sizing and wearing with tights
QuiltSewSewSue 7 5/26/14 3:29 AM by QuiltSewSewSue
Ease in classic fit vs. slim fit in men's ready-to-wear?
Trying to figure out how much to alter men's suit sleeve
JenCA 2 5/24/14 10:40 AM by JenCA
Zipper problem and creases in bias bodice dress
Asking for help with this bias bodice dress
Roxthinks 4 5/23/14 8:24 PM by Elona
McCalls 6436 -- too snug around (Pages 1 2)
The pattern says "loose fitting," so why isn't it loose fitting on me?
ElsieLC 17 5/21/14 4:13 PM by Karla Kizer
Narrow Back Quick Fix
Will it work?!
Chococat 4 5/20/14 11:18 AM by K_sew
FBA, hollow chest and gaping (Pages 1 2 3)
Celticstitcher 21 5/18/14 12:04 PM by Alpine Queen
Neck Gap Question (Pages 1 2 3)
can I fix it this way?
demoiselle 20 5/18/14 9:35 AM by jmosew
Question about lowering a waistband on pants.
darts
sunnycat 3 5/17/14 6:24 AM by sunnycat
shortening pants
what to do?
sunnycat 5 5/17/14 3:23 AM by SandiMacD
vintage pattern alterations
a little nervous!
rmusic1 6 5/13/14 6:49 PM by rmusic1
The V-neck and the flat chested me!
kajero 6 5/12/14 3:32 AM by goosegreen
waist measurement - pattern vs person (Pages 1 2 3 4)
which measurement do you use?
avatrx 30 5/3/14 8:17 AM by avatrx
Best fix for gaping neck on toddler dress. (Pages 1 2)
ziursrm 10 5/2/14 9:49 AM by Doris W. in TN
Bodice front length (Pages 1 2)
How to determine if too short or long?
smutnys 14 4/30/14 3:44 PM by lca
Bust all wrong on new blouse I'm sewing (Pages 1 2 3)
......seems to be for BIG, older, woman....
Handshake 26 4/30/14 3:24 PM by zora
Winter Street Dress (Pages 1 2)
Fitting Bust cup size B
kkoswalt 10 4/29/14 2:39 PM by NhiHuynh
Vogue 1223 - FBA
Immelu 3 4/27/14 4:37 PM by Bernadette W
Bathing suit pattern sizing (Pages 1 2)
jacqui583 11 4/26/14 9:56 PM by a7yrstitch
adjusting for gapping at center back on t-shirt (Pages 1 2 3)
how to eliminate gapping
avatrx 27 4/24/14 4:16 AM by waikikimum
New Look 6401Brides dress
Bride dress pattern too small
spolsen 3 4/22/14 7:38 PM by spolsen
OH NO my beautiful topstitching!!
stretch bengaline pants
betty bushwacker 8 4/22/14 4:07 PM by SheBear0320
How do you alter a wrap around skirt to make it hang correctly? (Pages 1 2)
kajero 13 4/20/14 7:18 PM by helenkosings
Is It the Print, Photoshop or ?????
jannw 6 4/19/14 5:35 PM by beauturbo
Upper chest/shoulder/sleeve fitting issues
katski 3 4/19/14 1:16 PM by Nancy K
I need help increasing the bust a little for my contest dress (Pages 1 2)
FBA maybe?
dawn so cal 10 4/19/14 1:14 PM by dawn so cal
Narrow upper chest and neck (Pages 1 2)
Without changing armscye length
smutnys 13 4/18/14 5:46 PM by smutnys
Tight sleeves/bodices on a knit top (sewaholic renfrew) - Adjustments? (Pages 1 2)
draglines + sleeves are too tight on upper arms
cathytxtwfr 14 4/18/14 1:32 PM by aserrentino
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