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Whoops! They drooped--how to do a LBA
alpenrose 2 Today at 2:43 AM by misschris
Pivot and slide for bust
increasing cup for princess line
smutnys 2 10/1/14 9:21 PM by smutnys
PEARABLES (Pages 1 2 3 4)
kajero 35 10/1/14 3:11 PM by Jane S
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
V8151 T with darts (view B) not so easy for beginners... (Pages 1 2)
Fitting questions, sleeve cap ease
Sewandwrite 10 9/27/14 10:29 AM by TalyQ
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
Can anyone point me...??
..to an amazing slash and spread tutorial
duckydubz 3 9/18/14 3:58 PM by lca
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
Pants fitting (Pages 1 2 3)
Better fit if worn backwards
Elaine Dougan 21 8/23/14 9:59 AM by GretchenB
Simpicity 2342
Crotch length
turnerca 3 8/21/14 5:50 PM by Campbell
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
A Fitting Woe? (Pages 1 2)
or overdoing it?
bunnypn 15 4/17/14 9:54 AM by autumnnn
Alteration for lowering back curve on pants (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Wrinkles under back curve gone
woggy 47 4/16/14 4:52 PM by JTink
Pants muslin...what do you think?
need help diagnosing issues
Jenniel73 4 4/16/14 4:19 PM by Nancy K
What's Wrong With This Sleeve?
Fitting a Jacket Muslin
blissing 8 4/13/14 7:37 PM by Lena Merrin
Vogue 1366 "wearable" muslin - diagonal lines in back
fisheggs 9 4/13/14 2:00 PM by fisheggs
Simplicity 2146 excess fabric tummy area (Pages 1 2)
saraatkin 12 4/13/14 9:51 AM by Quickie
Stretch & Sew 1536 New Princess Dress (Pages 1 2)
Armhole too big
shelleyjr 16 4/12/14 6:41 AM by Karla Kizer
Baggy Butt (Pages 1 2)
StitchyMama 14 4/10/14 4:58 PM by Maripat
Shirtdress bodice fitting issue
Can this bodice be salvaged or should I cut out a larger size?
petitesewist 3 4/9/14 7:31 AM by tailored
When to do that FBA (Pages 1 2)
Order of fitting
RedRockin 11 4/8/14 3:53 PM by AllNewtoMe
Fitting a kimono-sleeve jacket help, please (Pages 1 2)
Need some advice on my muslin for B5824
lalalauren 10 4/7/14 7:34 PM by lalalauren
When is a pattern just too small?
alpenrose 4 4/7/14 5:52 PM by Nancy K
dress zippers at neck line (Pages 1 2)
carole J 12 4/2/14 10:43 PM by Nancy K
Sleeve pulling out when arms raised (Pages 1 2 3)
squirrellypoo 21 4/2/14 6:51 AM by clt3
Vogue 8919
excess fabric under arms
Chopinzee 9 4/2/14 6:03 AM by m/m
Large bust, tiny hips and waist - help
Full Bust Adjustment Preserving Small Waist and Hips
lizzieblatt 5 4/2/14 0:16 AM by tinflutterby
Need a second opinion-Crooked pants hem (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Knock knee ajustment or horizontal dart taken from side seam
StitchyMama 44 3/29/14 3:07 PM by sewsally
What to do with these capris...
chisgran 5 3/28/14 11:00 AM by chisgran
McCalls 6324 fitting woes 2nd edition (Pages 1 2)
shoulders and neckline
zenn 15 3/26/14 4:40 PM by JTink
Where do I alter for bust on shirt with drop shoulder?
Old McCalls pattern from 1979, not-so-vintage
lindawantstosew 2 3/26/14 4:27 PM by lindawantstosew
Baby clothes that fit? (Pages 1 2)
I can't find a baby clothes pattern that fits like ready made
Kaymer 10 3/25/14 11:33 PM by Deepika
Can you help me "read" my muslin?
V8766
JennaF 7 3/24/14 9:35 PM by JennaF
Broad Shoulder Adj to also fix tight armscye?
MrsCharisma 5 3/24/14 5:25 PM by dmh1
Vogue 1250 adjusting for bigger hips
brissmith 5 3/24/14 10:46 AM by knitsewmuch
Flare at bottom of shirt McCall's M6076 6076
but my hips don't curve out that much
Sewandwrite 2 3/24/14 0:39 AM by EleanorSews
Bernina 640 embroidery module
can't get it to move
qtip 1 3/23/14 10:56 PM by Barbara R
Solutions for gapping back armhole in sleeveless dress
Are there other solutions to this problem than shoulder darts?
Roxthinks 8 3/23/14 8:17 PM by QuiltSewSewSue
Baby clothes that fit?
I can't find a baby clothes pattern that fits like ready made
Kaymer 0 3/23/14 1:07 AM by Kaymer
Another bonafide wadder, but it fits (Pages 1 2)
kajero 14 3/22/14 10:04 AM by Speech girl
The Pear Shape Person (Pages 1 2 3 4)
With a distance of more than 6" between waist and hips
kajero 37 3/21/14 3:12 PM by Campbell
Those dang darts!
alpenrose 3 3/20/14 6:21 PM by bunnypn
Ponte pant from V8859
Can't get crotch right
sewwhatif 4 3/20/14 11:46 AM by sewwhatif
help! quik sew cami alteration
confused beginner who thought this project would be simple
Chopinzee 7 3/19/14 3:46 PM by Chopinzee
Pastille Dress (Colette)
wrinkles/pooling in the back
mary bobbins 6 3/18/14 9:00 PM by dragonzflame
Renfrew shoulder and arm fitting
LN 6 3/18/14 8:54 PM by dragonzflame
Thinking about FBAs (Pages 1 2 3)
Now that I've finally tried one...
MrsCharisma 23 3/18/14 4:23 PM by autumnnn
First Ever Muslin Fitting: McCalls 9560 Vintage Kimono Blouse (Pages 1 2)
Self taught beginner looking for fitting guidence.
Cloverdove 10 3/17/14 4:14 PM by lca
Vogue V1044 vintage reissue dress muslin
My bodice is not flattering at all...
cathytxtwfr 9 3/17/14 12:19 PM by HelenM01
Pant fitting Burda 7170 (Pages 1 2)
Plus pattern - rear view!
snuzal 17 3/16/14 9:55 PM by MrsCharisma
Fitting problems with front of Simplicity 2151
Do I need a bigger bust size?
annem54 2 3/16/14 5:15 PM by TGWGWS
Fitting Simplicity 3823
renjon7798 5 3/15/14 9:26 PM by renjon7798
Petite sloper - can't fit bodice (Pages 1 2)
Petite fitting
sewer859 10 3/14/14 4:38 PM by bunnypn
Copying pants that fit (Pages 1 2)
better to grade up or grade down?
Barbara R 10 3/12/14 1:26 AM by DJWa
Liesl 'Getaway blouse' (Pages 1 2)
Will it wont it?
Blondey 16 3/11/14 7:37 PM by meleliza
Lengthening bodice - please help!
Dolman sleeve bodice adjustments
jjosiejo 4 3/11/14 4:41 AM by jjosiejo
Princess seam / hollow chest
am I transferring this dart right?
Leu 5 3/9/14 6:59 PM by DJWa
Sloper Size?
size advice for a sloper pattern
diamond1 5 3/9/14 4:01 PM by Elona
fitting dress
not sure what to do about shoulder
alexisart 5 3/2/14 10:17 AM by schmammy
Vogue 8686
I need help
Essdeeell 6 3/1/14 11:27 AM by mmcp
Burda 6909
Princess Seamed, Extended Collar Blouse
Immelu 2 2/27/14 6:59 PM by Immelu
First Time Dart Manipulation Question
CallMeSu 3 2/27/14 10:27 AM by CallMeSu
Butterick 5678 (Pages 1 2)
shirt fitting
MrsCharisma 17 2/24/14 3:58 PM by MrsCharisma
Desperate - Ill-Fitted Bodice (Pages 1 2)
Jupiter, FL 13 2/23/14 1:16 PM by JTink
How much ease do I need in the hips (Pages 1 2)
StitchyMama 13 2/22/14 7:21 PM by ryan's mom
Fitting BurdaStyle top (Pages 1 2 3)
perhaps this shape just isn't for me
MrsCharisma 21 2/21/14 7:06 PM by MrsCharisma
Navy t-shirt .... fitting advice appreciated (Pages 1 2)
I can't believe it but could I possibly have it too big?
Datcat23 13 2/21/14 5:13 PM by Datcat23
Huge Hip Help (Pages 1 2)
Defined waist with large hips; what pattern size?
bbrashear 12 2/20/14 2:02 PM by Nancy K
Fitting Buddy (Pages 1 2)
Craftsy Class "Sew the Perfect Fit"
kajero 14 2/17/14 9:57 PM by MrsCharisma
FBA on dress with mid front dart
Burda 8-2009-124
hoyhoy 2 2/16/14 9:04 PM by Nancy K
Fitting the Abbey Coat
I have wide shoulders and flabby arms
cathytxtwfr 9 2/14/14 5:17 PM by cathytxtwfr
Tight armholes
New look 6735
zynx1234 5 2/14/14 2:07 PM by Nancy K
Kwiksew 4015
Is this fit good enough?
Clareew 7 2/13/14 4:51 PM by Judy Kski
Pain in the neck
Would appreciate some help please
Caramac 9 2/13/14 6:59 AM by Doris W. in TN
Fitting a Shirt Dress (Pages 1 2)
Help, I am a very big pear shape!
kajero 14 2/12/14 1:20 PM by kajero
Back Waist Darts (Pages 1 2)
IsaboeR 15 2/10/14 9:19 PM by AYE TEE
Making a hat bigger
where to make pattern adjustments
MrsCharisma 3 2/10/14 3:12 PM by TGWGWS
Knits (Pages 1 2)
How do I size?
Sheseams 11 2/10/14 6:25 AM by SandiMacD
Altering a pattern for princess seamed jacket
Jacket size 10 fits well, except too roomy around ribcage
Idosew 2 2/6/14 12:32 PM by Idosew
Do the raglan twist! (Pages 1 2 3)
Or..sleeve twist issue with KS 2874
Marilly 21 2/5/14 11:43 AM by Elaine Dougan
Need advice on Pants Fit
How do I alter the back?
kajero 8 2/3/14 7:06 AM by gramma b
eliminating drag lines
rmusic1 5 2/3/14 1:20 AM by DJWa
ARRG!! VENT!! Anger. Frustration. (Pages 1 2 3)
Silhouette Patterns Trench Coat
Leu 23 2/1/14 8:23 PM by Mole Princess
Short front crotch length
and it's affects on skirts
MrsCharisma 6 1/31/14 11:16 PM by PattiAnnJ
Vintage Coach coat
should I try and alter it
SewJill 4 1/31/14 5:50 PM by SewJill
Weight loss & self-sewing
Ahh, i don't know what to do
duckydubz 6 1/31/14 2:41 PM by Bongoramsey
Fitting a basic darted bodice
with many pictures!
pinkcatflower 4 1/30/14 6:59 PM by Lori Githens
Fabulous Fit lower body dress form
How to reduce the thigh size
rieski 5 1/30/14 5:44 PM by beauturbo
Sleeve cap ease (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Ugh.
MrsCharisma 36 1/30/14 12:57 PM by MrsCharisma
Coping with a multitude of pattern adjustments (Pages 1 2)
Share your stories
Sewandwrite 11 1/28/14 10:04 PM by waikikimum
Cut on sleeves
Is this wrinkle inherent to cut on sleeves?
plumfan 6 1/27/14 1:41 AM by SewLibra
Mind the Gap (Pages 1 2)
Neck gape and armpit frowns
redfoxhobby 16 1/26/14 7:44 PM by Miss Fairchild
DH's drawers are drooping!
alpenrose 6 1/26/14 1:25 AM by alpenrose
Diagonal shoulder seam on jackets
Koushite 0 1/23/14 9:06 AM by Koushite
bulky quads and a busting fly
Jedediah Pants Fitting Issues
thisismoonlight 7 1/23/14 7:38 AM by thisismoonlight
twisting pant leg (Pages 1 2)
SVN 16 1/21/14 5:49 PM by PattiAnnJ
Study on female shapes (Pages 1 2)
Fitting different shapes
woggy 19 1/21/14 8:20 AM by caren751
"Woes" does not even begin to describe the misery! :cry: (Pages 1 2 3)
fitting for huge hips and rear
Klutzy 27 1/19/14 6:14 PM by PattyE
changing tucks to dart/tucks
new Butterick #B6026
CathrynR 5 1/16/14 10:20 AM by grey ann
Excessive Ease in the Big 4
Deb Fox 4 1/15/14 12:46 PM by diane s
pattern selection
sharon2013 2 1/15/14 12:42 PM by AnneM
I need some construstive criticism-Pants fitting (Pages 1 2 3 ... 21)
Pants Fitting
StitchyMama 204 1/15/14 12:24 PM by a7yrstitch
Back pant length vs. front length
where should the back hem be?
alpenrose 2 1/14/14 1:44 AM by tigergirl
Narrow upper chest alteration on raglan sleeve
with princess seams
ThreadsofFaith 2 1/13/14 7:59 PM by ThreadsofFaith
What's this drag line from? (Pages 1 2)
Help me fit this top (Alma)
LeanneK 14 1/12/14 7:06 PM by ryan's mom
RTW Big 4 Sizing Conversions?
Pattern sizing question
cristina mary 7 1/10/14 8:47 PM by Nancy K
Wouldn't it be nice (Pages 1 2)
pattern envelopes
Sethskid 12 1/10/14 3:24 PM by CM_Sews
Same pattern, different result. (Pages 1 2)
Has this ever happened to you?
Kiawe 11 1/9/14 9:05 PM by Kiawe
Arms too small (Pages 1 2)
Which method is best to enlarge?
heathergwo 14 1/9/14 6:51 PM by bunnypn
Remember, there is no such thing (Pages 1 2 3)
bust measurment for pattern
cherry314 23 1/8/14 0:09 AM by waikikimum
NYDJ or your mother's either! (Pages 1 2)
Pant length proportions
alpenrose 11 1/7/14 12:41 PM by PattiAnnJ
Fitting Kimono/cut on sleeves
Eliminating folds that emanate from the armpit in a kimono sleeve
paolag 9 1/5/14 5:54 PM by Nancy K
Sleeve Problems (Pages 1 2)
todayistheday 10 1/5/14 5:28 PM by Nancy K
New look pattern sizing
2humans2dogs 3 1/5/14 12:29 PM by 2humans2dogs
Adjusting a blouse neckline
UrbanFool 5 1/4/14 10:01 AM by UrbanFool
My Swing Set Pants (Cutting Line )too low in back
Sunshine12242 4 1/2/14 9:57 AM by grey ann
size grading and tuck alignment
rmusic1 2 1/1/14 9:27 AM by rmusic1
Bubble of fabric in the middle of back?
itsmhuang 6 12/31/13 6:37 PM by Nancy K
Portly Bellies
UrbanFool 7 12/29/13 9:12 AM by JTink
How do I fix this? (Pages 1 2)
Completed garment too small
Jenniel73 11 12/29/13 2:45 AM by tigergirl
Breasts on a Mannequin (Pages 1 2 3 4)
UrbanFool 34 12/26/13 12:53 PM by JUNIPERJUNE
Help with Simplicity 1717 (Pages 1 2)
Ready to throw in the towel and just buy my clothes!
Ineedaname 10 12/26/13 6:56 AM by JUNIPERJUNE
I added a velvet collar cover to coat, but now points don't lie down (Pages 1 2)
Sunshine12242 10 12/21/13 8:16 AM by Sunshine12242
Pant Back Problems
Strange goings on at the back of the knee
new2sewing89 7 12/19/13 6:24 PM by simplystitches
Pleats are driving me nuts!
Not sure if I'm doing it right
halleyscomet 4 12/16/13 12:15 PM by halleyscomet
pajama pants too low in back but okay in front
rimna5 9 12/16/13 12:07 PM by wendyrb
Pinch Up Shoulder Seam and BANG! It Fits (Pages 1 2)
Shoulder Adjustment
Tonya P 18 12/15/13 6:36 PM by Tonya P
Neck is enormous :( (Pages 1 2)
Need a fix for the neck
SouthrnFrydPugs 11 12/15/13 6:58 AM by Maripat
Men's pajama pants
Fitting concerns for the crotch
jacqui583 6 12/15/13 6:47 AM by jacqui583
Need help with coat muslin (Pages 1 2)
Low armholes?
Izybel18 13 12/14/13 9:18 AM by skae
Fitting for scoliosis (Pages 1 2)
Anyone have tips for related fitting problems?
BriarRose 11 12/13/13 2:02 PM by woggy
Skirt Muslin from hell! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Help my butt please! :)
pinkcatflower 45 12/11/13 10:31 AM by MrsCharisma
Simplicity 4076 (Pages 1 2)
Almost got it, why the lines under the bust?
plumfan 13 12/8/13 7:01 PM by plumfan
Pants for Real People
Best book for fitting?
alpenrose 9 12/8/13 3:58 PM by Nancy K
Update to my dress for brother's wedding-more help please? (Pages 1 2)
KamiSue2 12 12/8/13 1:12 PM by UrbanFool
crotch question
pinkrhody 9 12/7/13 7:13 AM by sewdoggie22
Diagnosing my young daughter's pants fitting issues (Pages 1 2 3)
Cannot get my pattern adjustments right for crotch fit
Jenniel73 26 12/6/13 1:18 AM by Marilly
Crop, Bermuda, clam diggers, pedal pushers.... (Pages 1 2)
Crop pants length
JaxOz 12 12/6/13 0:44 AM by JaxOz
Commercial patterns not true-to-size? (Pages 1 2)
An ongoing problem
jacqui583 11 12/3/13 6:54 PM by esseesee
Simplicity 9811 (Vintage) Muslin-A2
demoiselle 7 12/3/13 4:08 AM by HDWen
Best Ever Fitting Technique or What To Do With That Old Duct-tape Manikin (Pages 1 2)
make a flap pattern from a duct-tape double
autumnnn 18 12/1/13 2:50 PM by busybee1952
Preemie Niece...pattern adjusting advice? (Pages 1 2)
HanPanda 10 12/1/13 2:45 AM by a7yrstitch
Critique my muslin please (Pages 1 2)
Simplicity 1699 jacket
MrsCharisma 18 11/29/13 3:41 AM by HDWen
Having a hard time altering patterns to fit my shape (Pages 1 2 3)
Fitting issues
Tiffy5t 25 11/28/13 11:41 AM by marec
Adding length to a ready to wear sweater dress
Sweater Dress Hem Alteration
Heavenly Design 7 11/28/13 9:34 AM by Heavenly Design
Darts for knits
canei 5 11/26/13 10:25 AM by Rhoda K
Simplicity 9811 (Vintage) Muslin (Pages 1 2 3)
demoiselle 23 11/25/13 4:32 PM by demoiselle
Beginner's fit question (Pages 1 2)
Not sure exactly what to adjust
GoGayleGo 10 11/23/13 7:51 PM by GoGayleGo
Pants Back Horizontal Drag Lines Help (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Too Much or Too Little Fabric?
Runrover 40 11/22/13 4:36 PM by Elaine Dougan
Correct a gaping front armscye on a princess seam bodice?
VolcanoMouse 3 11/22/13 11:35 AM by Nancy K
Full bust vs high bust vs bra band (Pages 1 2)
Bust sizing is more complicated than this...
BlueSailorNik 13 11/21/13 3:03 PM by tigergirl
Kenneth King Moulage fitting help (Pages 1 2)
Need critique & suggestions for improving moulage muslin
piakdy 14 11/21/13 0:56 AM by Kimbercrow
Adjusting sleeve size
Mathmaticaly or or pin in place & adjust
kayakpeak 8 11/20/13 5:22 PM by frame
surgery and ideal bust size for sewing (Pages 1 2)
gneebee 16 11/20/13 8:33 AM by ItsSewLinda
Kimono sleeve fitting (Pages 1 2)
Shoulder seam slides behind shoulders
annie11 10 11/18/13 8:18 PM by simplystitches
Add bodice length
to Simplicity 1733
plumfan 4 11/18/13 1:09 AM by Rosalaya
burda videos
sunnycat 2 11/15/13 12:34 PM by Adaire
What to do with this muslin?
Help with very different right and left fronts
busybee1952 5 11/14/13 5:49 AM by busybee1952
Butterick 5857: larger bust
Am I on the right path here?
LizJ58 1 11/13/13 9:14 PM by sacjeanie
Simplicity 4025 or Butterick 5525
Fitting Issue in the center back Collar
4u2cme 5 11/12/13 5:15 PM by 4u2cme
Coat muslin (Pages 1 2)
Critique my fit
simplystitches 19 11/11/13 8:43 PM by simplystitches
Jalie 2680 Women's City Coat - finished garment measurements?
No ease listed or garment measurements, so how do I know what size to make?
CathyWeeks 2 11/10/13 9:16 PM by CathyWeeks
"Bubbling" on an applique on fleece.
HanPanda 7 11/10/13 5:27 PM by Doris W. in TN
Armhole Princess Seam (Pages 1 2)
Just a theoretical question
maeve100 18 11/8/13 5:19 PM by Nancy K
Grainline after a sway-back alteration?
piakdy 6 11/7/13 8:36 PM by Rosalaya
Help! I only have a week till my brother's wedding!
New Look 6000
KamiSue2 8 11/6/13 11:44 PM by DJWa
How do you get the elastic right? (Pages 1 2)
JTink 14 11/5/13 7:25 PM by nitsel
Vogue 8322 fitting
Should have done a muslin
halleyscomet 5 11/4/13 9:00 AM by Marie367
Pattern Alterations - am I on the right track?
Specific pattern alterations for my "odd" measurements
cjwdobermom 5 11/3/13 9:45 AM by Quickie
My pants are growing :( (Pages 1 2)
What can I do
MrsCharisma 19 11/2/13 10:22 AM by tourist
Sorbetto (Pages 1 2)
just can't figure out fit for tops
demoiselle 16 11/1/13 10:45 PM by demoiselle
Vogue 8906 - Fitting Issues
LizJ58 4 11/1/13 5:26 PM by LauraTS
Cleaning a linen body form
How do I clean a linen body form
voet 6 11/1/13 9:14 AM by gramma b
Pattern sizes are crazy! (Pages 1 2)
Handshake 10 10/31/13 10:06 AM by Vintage Joan
New Look 6859
not a woe, just advice to make the next ones better
demoiselle 2 10/29/13 11:10 AM by demoiselle
fitting new look top 6808
mare1234 4 10/28/13 12:02 PM by mare1234
Pants Fitting Questions
peaceandquiet 0 10/28/13 10:25 AM by peaceandquiet
how much can you take out of a CB seam?
demoiselle 5 10/28/13 9:34 AM by Nancy K
1965 textbook on altering clothing
andye 7 10/27/13 9:07 PM by Courtney Ostaff
Too much fabric above the bust
Is there a reason this wouldn't work?
plumfan 8 10/27/13 8:58 PM by plumfan
Help with fixing pants
Cut the wrong size
heathergwo 8 10/27/13 7:31 PM by beauturbo
Fitting Shell Skirt Feedback for a Beginner
White Rabbit 4 10/27/13 4:42 PM by Nancy K
How much ease for stretch jeans?
KateS 6 10/25/13 7:57 PM by KateS
Pants fitting (again) (Pages 1 2 3 4)
flat/low bum with deep body, I think....
LornaJay 38 10/25/13 1:35 AM by LornaJay
McCalls 6324 Neckline (Pages 1 2)
shoulders fall and neckline bulges
zenn 10 10/24/13 6:16 PM by zenn
May I request a bodice muslin proof-read? (Pages 1 2)
I know it's close, but I'm not sure what needs alteration
Czedwards 10 10/24/13 11:23 AM by HappyGene
Fitting shorts (Pages 1 2)
I made a muslin...so why don't these fit?
ElsieLC 13 10/23/13 3:02 PM by Irene
New to fitting, please help!
Bodice fitting issues.
KrisisOD 6 10/22/13 5:10 AM by rag doll
Sizing issue
choosing a size for New Look 6048
SheSews71 6 10/22/13 1:04 AM by goosegreen
Sewaholic Minoru Fit help, please?
Tight arm opening, upper back
AmWoo 6 10/21/13 12:29 PM by marec
sloping shoulder adjustment for raglan sleeves
Sandra T 4 10/21/13 11:49 AM by AmWoo
Tweaking pants fit (Pages 1 2)
Question re: taking in hip only
MrsCharisma 12 10/20/13 5:36 PM by Nancy K
The scary blue dress (Pages 1 2 3)
fitting issue with the back neck
Datcat23 27 10/19/13 12:26 PM by SewLibra
Underwires
dannygirl 3 10/18/13 0:54 AM by Marilly
Blending sizes on shoulder princess seam bodice
Pear-shape, size 12 shoulders, generous FBA, 16 waist
Czedwards 3 10/13/13 11:13 PM by Czedwards
Sewaholic Minoru Fit help, please?
Tight arm opening, upper back
AmWoo 0 10/13/13 5:02 PM by AmWoo
converting collar type from one pattern to another
Silhouette vs Butterick
avatrx 2 10/13/13 1:30 PM by avatrx
Choosing the right size when only L & XL are the choices (Pages 1 2 3 4)
avatrx 32 10/13/13 7:12 AM by avatrx
Swayback / Large Butt
svd1502 8 10/4/13 4:24 PM by lca
Craftsy fitting classes (Pages 1 2)
Cheetham's Adjust the Bust Vs. Maynard Sew the Perfect Fit
plumfan 11 10/2/13 4:53 PM by Arted
Pants fitting question
Horizontal lines across crotch
jenniferisnice 6 10/2/13 1:06 PM by SewLibra
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