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How much elastic for waist?
Making shorts for kids who aren't here
kristincarroll 8 Today at 2:17 AM by Sewshable1
Armscye vs. sleeve--take a look please
alpenrose 6 5/23/16 11:15 PM by alpenrose
Cynthia Guffey vs. Joi Mahon - Fitting Methods
Are they both the same?
Deb Thompson 0 5/23/16 5:29 PM by Deb Thompson
Adding a Lining to a Pleated Skirt
Do I need to pleat the lining too?
shoes15 9 5/23/16 12:16 PM by dalachin
Pants - Thurlow vs Marrakesh
Crotch curve differences
jillnjosh 2 5/23/16 7:44 AM by Tarrbaby
t shirt pulls to back (Pages 1 2)
fitting
Janegirl 11 5/22/16 10:54 PM by Twinset
waist to hip measurement comparison request (Pages 1 2)
rmusic1 17 5/21/16 9:59 PM by with love Heidi
T shirt neckline slides to the right shoulder
lca 6 5/21/16 6:45 PM by lca
Seeking fitting expert in Connecticut area - Jalie 3461 woes (Pages 1 2)
Jalie 3461 Fitting woes
klrochette 16 5/21/16 3:51 PM by klrochette
Altering the Coldax Dress (Pages 1 2)
Need help fitting
Guitargerle 16 5/21/16 7:16 AM by Guitargerle
Tank Top Fitting Rabbit Hole
sway back adjustment needed???
Guitargerle 6 5/21/16 7:03 AM by Guitargerle
skirt waistband grabs my ribcage (Pages 1 2)
why won't the waistband stay at my waist?
Tiger B 13 5/20/16 9:31 PM by SheBear0320
Can't draft a good fitting top in PM Knits (Pages 1 2 3 4)
bodice keeps riding up, sleeves bind
purplebouquet 36 5/20/16 1:02 PM by Sewcoastal
Pencil Skirt-Excess Fabric (Pages 1 2)
Skirt excess fabric in front
Lapin87 13 5/20/16 10:58 AM by Lapin87
Pointy darts--Do I need a SBA?
Pattern nearly fits but darts are pointy in the bust area, not sure if I need to do a SBA?
Gmitt 3 5/19/16 4:00 AM by QuiltSewSewSue
Narrowing an overly wide neckline? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
scoop neck knit tunic
stirwatersblue 33 5/17/16 8:20 PM by stirwatersblue
Easiest Way to Adjust COLETTE TRUFFLE Flounce??
ToasterStrudel 9 5/17/16 3:48 PM by Nancy K
Pants fitting recs (Pages 1 2)
akbeuk 14 5/17/16 8:10 AM by gramma b
Curved back
How to get enough lenth
Elaine Dougan 4 5/17/16 7:09 AM by tailored
Creating high waisted shorts
How to do this
Guitargerle 6 5/16/16 5:05 PM by Guitargerle
Missing pattern piece in newlook pattern
Orugantysaila 3 5/16/16 8:23 AM by EleanorSews
Fitting Buddies (Pages 1 2)
Help find fitting buddies
aunti Dede 13 5/16/16 7:49 AM by EleanorSews
Problem with simplicity pattern 1606
Orugantysaila 2 5/16/16 3:53 AM by Victoria Line
Adjusting crotch length
marmact 6 5/15/16 10:26 PM by meanjean
Help fitting cross-over top New Look 6345
Gapping in back and gaposis in front
Passion4Sewing 4 5/15/16 5:11 PM by Nancy K
Removing from the shoulder seam? (Pages 1 2)
Redrafting the top of bodices?
alexandrap529 15 5/14/16 11:14 PM by jl2d1b
Making a fisheye dart curvier, less diamond-shaped?
Working on Sewaholic's Alma
Becca S 3 5/14/16 9:42 PM by AtiyaAfi
Jersey knit dress not flattering (Pages 1 2)
How do I alter the dress to fit better?
Soleil20008 16 5/14/16 10:07 AM by simplystitches
Button down shirt (Pages 1 2)
adjustment at the arm pit area
BlueSkysAhead 12 5/12/16 3:11 PM by BlueSkysAhead
fat sleeve--
alpenrose 2 5/11/16 0:40 AM by kayl
FBA or lower the bust dart which goes first? (Pages 1 2)
Trying to figure out which to do first
Guitargerle 13 5/10/16 9:17 AM by Nancy Rhodes
Help with Men's waistcoat (Vest)
How doI adjust a baggy armhole i a man;s waistcoat
Cophall 4 5/8/16 10:58 PM by tailored
When you alter the front and back of a pattern piece do you have to increase the sleeve the same amount?
Armsyce problems
SewSlow 3 5/8/16 1:46 PM by olga1
Raising the neckline on a wrap dress (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
daiyzei 41 5/5/16 12:29 PM by Deepika
Strange sleeve/back bulges (Pages 1 2)
Looks tight and loose at the same time.
rieski 17 5/3/16 5:28 PM by kayl
Diagnose this wrinkle? (Pages 1 2 3)
Excess fabric at armscye above bust on KS tops
stirwatersblue 21 5/3/16 11:32 AM by ContourClone
Armhole depth for blouse (Pages 1 2)
How far below your armpit should the arm hole be?
waikikimum 17 5/3/16 7:30 AM by waikikimum
Help me please - Pants (Pages 1 2)
Help with sewing pants/shorts
Nyelhsa 14 5/2/16 10:06 PM by Nyelhsa
Seeking Better Pattern or Alts to Simplicity 1361
Princess seam Jacket - NON KNIT
BexiBeans 5 5/1/16 12:36 PM by HelenM01
Extending collar band length?
TNT dress shirt pattern
Annie- oh 4 4/30/16 11:10 AM by Annie- oh
Any tips for sewing for tall and underweight female?
Fourdaughters 6 4/29/16 9:14 PM by Catina
Seeking Knit Top Fit Feedback (with photos!) (Pages 1 2)
Please share what isn't fitting and thoughts on fixing :-)
MaryGreyFox 16 4/28/16 4:02 PM by Catina
Changing a zipper to elastic waist
Delores9 6 4/28/16 1:10 PM by GlButterfly
how do I make the sleeves wider
jorgel 4 4/27/16 12:13 PM by kayl
Adjusting the back seam
Will tis throw off the grain
rieski 3 4/26/16 11:35 AM by rieski
Where should I take away blouse length?
Pattern doesn't have lengthening/shortening lines!
Becca S 8 4/26/16 8:49 AM by SPOOKIETOO
Doing a FBA on a garment without bust darts (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Feeling stumped
Becca S 56 4/25/16 9:38 AM by alpenrose
Need ideas for solving a workout wear fit problem - Kwik Sew 690
Sandi S 8 4/23/16 10:09 PM by Amy-may
Heavily uneven shoulders and fitting (Pages 1 2)
mrsmurph 12 4/22/16 9:57 PM by ttn
Full Bust Adjustment made the bust point too high
fitting plus size
RedMommaLynne 8 4/22/16 7:33 PM by grey ann
Fitting Help for Upper Back Area
How best to remove LOTS of excess fabric?
cmcnamara 6 4/22/16 10:42 AM by Kaktiki
How to shorten a lantern skirt (Pages 1 2)
Can I shorten a lantern skirt without changing design?
Mary B. 17 4/22/16 5:03 AM by wenznz
Can you offer suggestion to modify dart in wedding dress bodice? (Pages 1 2)
Huge dart; small bust.
annem54 17 4/21/16 4:01 AM by annem54
Which sway back adjustment do you prefer, and why? (Pages 1 2)
I want to understand this better...
MaryGreyFox 14 4/20/16 11:43 AM by solosmocker
Jalie 2682 (Pages 1 2)
What do these drag lines mean??
knitstitcher 12 4/18/16 10:56 AM by knitstitcher
Butterick 6244 sleeve problem
sleeve doesn't fit
USMCMom 7 4/18/16 1:38 AM by kayl
martha pullen tv gone too???? (Pages 1 2)
what is happening to martha pullen and her resourses?
Bethwhitch 17 4/15/16 3:23 PM by solosmocker
Let's talk about the back neck. (Pages 1 2)
alpenrose 18 4/12/16 3:14 PM by Nancy K
What do these back drag lines mean? (Pages 1 2 3)
Can't find it mentioned in any of my fitting books...
MaryGreyFox 24 4/12/16 12:50 PM by SPOOKIETOO
Alabama Chanin sizing
Is the fitted top/tunic/dress too tight in bust?
PeppermintPam 7 4/12/16 11:24 AM by Needlededee
How do I make this collar not so high?
Jalie mens polo
kristincarroll 5 4/9/16 10:52 PM by kristincarroll
Taking accurate body measurements
jmziegler 8 4/8/16 8:55 PM by CM_Sews
Help me measure shoulder length, please (w/ photos) (Pages 1 2)
2.5" shoulder length seems small...
MaryGreyFox 12 4/8/16 4:25 PM by solosmocker
slipping bra straps--can I fix? (Pages 1 2)
alpenrose 15 4/7/16 8:02 AM by SPOOKIETOO
Twisted Sleeve help needed
Sleeve cap too short or sloping shoulders? Photos
paulalou 2 4/5/16 8:59 PM by Annette Wright
Bodice and Sleeve Muslin (Pages 1 2 3)
How does this look?
Tizmehr 22 4/5/16 7:28 AM by TailorsDen
Sorry, just can't see it !
alpenrose 9 4/4/16 8:34 AM by JTink
Help fitting a men's jacket
Is the back too big or are the armholes too high, or both?
shoes15 6 4/3/16 9:47 PM by kayl
neckline after forward shoulders adjustment (Pages 1 2)
RobA. 19 3/30/16 9:36 AM by JTink
Slashing and Spreading Help
Tessie J 8 3/29/16 10:57 PM by kayl
Help with jeans (Pages 1 2 3)
Fitting jeans question
Summer0810 20 3/29/16 7:22 PM by PattiAnnJ
Back neck sticks out (Pages 1 2)
And I haven't found this gaping in any of my fitting books
blueviola 15 3/28/16 8:15 AM by blueviola
Granville Fitting (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Any help appreciated
ameliahicks 34 3/25/16 4:37 PM by ContourClone
Elastic casing in dress - bodice/skirt sewn together
How to reduce the bulk??
idontsew 8 3/24/16 1:34 PM by aqn
Sewing Men's Briefs (For Flat Derrieres)
SuziG 3 3/24/16 8:02 AM by CSM--Carla
does anyone else have an "indented" waist
learning more about fit
rmusic1 4 3/23/16 10:57 PM by JeannieBug
Fitting a straight skirt w/ wide hips and large thigh tops (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Seeking strategies for eliminating drag lines and bulges
MaryGreyFox 53 3/19/16 2:21 PM by kcurtis
What to do (Pages 1 2)
Bust fitting
carolynw 11 3/17/16 4:10 PM by with love Heidi
Making a bodice muslin for Elisalex Dress
Deepika 4 3/17/16 1:57 PM by Deepika
Lengthening a shirt pattern into a dress (Pages 1 2)
How do I do this? How to determing fullness of skirt?
blueviola 15 3/16/16 6:16 PM by kayl
Shortening Sleeve Length on Butterick 6287
Please help1
kajero 7 3/16/16 11:42 AM by solosmocker
Grading shoulders and back to bust
Going from size 14 at back to a size 12 at bust
yttri 0 3/15/16 6:32 PM by yttri
PEARABLES (Pages 1 2 3 ... 13)
kajero 126 3/13/16 11:53 PM by kajero
What to do with a Loser Garment (Pages 1 2 3)
Throw it Away or Donate It?
almost 23 3/13/16 11:14 PM by Mjorymer
Sew yet? What do you think?
alpenrose 4 3/13/16 9:31 PM by acmena
Address for Palmer Pletsch training in Portland?
Considering classes and would like to know general location
Deb Thompson 5 3/12/16 9:26 AM by kcurtis
Help! I've messed these pants up twice...what am I doing wrong???
grahamfam2001 9 3/12/16 8:27 AM by HelenM01
how to chose pattern size for Burda patterns (Pages 1 2)
Burda patterns , how do I chose the size ?
sideseams 14 3/8/16 12:33 PM by Learn To Sew
How to keep my pants on! (Pages 1 2)
Elastic waist does not hold pants at waist
Karine 13 3/6/16 9:24 PM by ccris
Have you attended Palmer Pletsch tissue fit course and was it worth the money? (Pages 1 2)
Have you attended the Palmer Pletsch FIT class and was it worth the $$?
Deb Thompson 11 3/5/16 6:06 PM by beginagain
hmm--those girls aren't where
alpenrose 5 3/2/16 7:27 PM by alpenrose
Fitting pants help! (Pages 1 2)
Fitting thurlow trousers need help!
ehashley 19 3/1/16 6:42 PM by Elona
Jalie 2682 (Pages 1 2)
Calling all DDDs and DDDDs
RedRockin 12 2/29/16 1:02 PM by RedRockin
BurdaStyle Magazine Digital vs hardcopy
Patterns
kedek 8 2/28/16 7:23 AM by nothy lane
Darts or Center back seam?
JTink 5 2/21/16 4:46 PM by JTink
Adjusting underarm gussets?
shellib64 4 2/21/16 2:21 AM by shellib64
Sleeve edges flip outward (Pages 1 2 3)
What causes this?
SouthernStitch 21 2/19/16 10:30 AM by solosmocker
Do you add length to the bottom hem after a sway back adjustment to a dress? (Pages 1 2)
Adding back the length to the bottom hem of shift dress after sway back adjustment
Deb Thompson 19 2/19/16 10:28 AM by solosmocker
sewing knit pants
knees seem tight
cdc122 1 2/15/16 3:22 PM by Mole Princess
Gaping armscye in sleeved garments (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
FBA done but still problems
rieski 42 2/15/16 12:55 PM by JTink
alteration techniques - best approach
rmusic1 2 2/14/16 2:30 PM by kayl
Adjusting the sleeve on a winter coat
Sammie201 9 2/12/16 1:07 PM by julietruly
gaping neckline
omishev 3 2/11/16 11:27 AM by PetitePear
simplicity 1426 - bubble in center of bra-top (Pages 1 2)
is there an easy fix, complicated fix, or do I call it a learning experience and move on?
kalniete 10 2/10/16 10:38 PM by 2mulie
nursing = bust measurement fluctuations
omishev 1 2/10/16 2:54 PM by jjosiejo
duck tails--how to get rid of
alpenrose 2 2/10/16 2:41 PM by kayl
FFRP vs Nancy Zieman
What's your thoughts on slash bs pivot and slide fitting??
Deb Thompson 8 2/9/16 6:33 AM by solosmocker
Raglan sleeve coat - fitting uncertainty (Pages 1 2)
How low should the seam be under my arm?
Anemone79 15 2/8/16 11:40 AM by purplebouquet
Hemming a sleeveless lined bias dress
Hemming a sleeveless lined bias dress
Heavenly Design 3 2/8/16 10:03 AM by olga1
Kwik Sew 4044
FBA added width and princess seam puckering
dreamgarden 6 2/7/16 7:34 PM by with love Heidi
Fitting a Prominent Bust Using the Seam Method
How to fit a basic T shirt with no darts
veshka 8 2/7/16 1:39 AM by kayl
How can I fix this cardigan to stay on my shoulders? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
McCalls pattern 5241
GayleMI 30 2/5/16 10:36 PM by BeeJ
Pesky sleeves and armholes (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Making progress
HarrietHomeowner 43 2/5/16 12:02 PM by kayl
Please help diagnose my fit issue (Pages 1 2 3)
fitting problem with shirts
leighann777 20 2/2/16 6:33 PM by Maripat
Elastic rolling over on panty
Skittl1321 5 2/1/16 8:30 AM by Grandmomof7boys
how to redraft crotch curve/width measurements (Pages 1 2 3)
rmusic1 23 1/31/16 2:33 PM by rmusic1
How much bigger than the front can the back armscye be?
alpenrose 6 1/30/16 9:28 PM by kayl
A glitch, A hiccup, A ??? (Pages 1 2)
alpenrose 17 1/30/16 8:29 PM by simplystitches
does my back collar make my shoulders ride forward or
alpenrose 3 1/30/16 5:33 PM by with love Heidi
Negative ease in stretch shorts crotch curve
How much?
with love Heidi 2 1/28/16 8:56 PM by with love Heidi
FBA on wrap top with shawl collar?
Think I have the bodice figured out; what about the collar?
stirwatersblue 4 1/26/16 6:47 PM by Elona
Bodice adjustments
Simplicity 3878
Chococat 6 1/26/16 12:25 PM by Chococat
Need help either enlarging a pattern or making one please (Pages 1 2)
Bought a dog harness, and to make more in larger size
cheshire cat 13 1/22/16 9:19 AM by cheshire cat
Armscyes too tight on lining
Janice Lynne 9 1/21/16 0:12 AM by alpenrose
Working out how to fit someone embarassed of their body (Pages 1 2 3 4)
A method I worked out but need help with
Splithoof 35 1/20/16 5:42 PM by marymary86
Narrow hips and bubble butt adjustment (Pages 1 2)
Pattern adjustment
Kainn93 17 1/18/16 10:15 PM by banzaibrittany
Shoulder/Upper Bust Issues (Pages 1 2 3 4)
duudettes 31 1/18/16 10:13 AM by Tizmehr
Crotch fixed on RTW pants, leg bottom too wide
Sunshine12242 3 1/16/16 1:37 PM by kayl
Can Anyone explain this? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Pant Sloper formulas
julliams 31 1/14/16 7:33 PM by Holly Hobby
Waist oh waist--where art thou? (Pages 1 2)
High hip/low hip, etc.
alpenrose 13 1/13/16 8:42 PM by KolHeidi
Kenneth King Moulage Help!!
Fridayschild 5 1/13/16 8:22 AM by Doris W. in TN
how to rescue an "epic fail"
I have been extremely silly
rmusic1 9 1/12/16 7:36 PM by idontsew
Pants too tight at back, too loose at front and Choosing a pattern size group
julliams 7 1/12/16 0:22 AM by julliams
Fitting Solo (Pages 1 2)
Linda Lee class on Craftsy
G_l_e_n_d_a 18 1/11/16 12:05 PM by pointpatou
Pant fitting issue
Back of waist dips down
Lori Githens 7 1/10/16 3:45 PM by kayl
Skirt Sloper (Pages 1 2)
tunibell 19 1/10/16 3:33 PM by kayl
would using Lekala patterns help improve trouser fit?
is there any way I can save myself a whole load of fitting amendments?
rmusic1 5 1/9/16 8:03 PM by kayl
Crotch too low on RTW Jersey Pants
Sunshine12242 9 1/7/16 6:10 PM by Mole Princess
Looking for a fitting buddy Little Rock Arkansas
Fitting difficult by myself
Vnshophouse 7 1/7/16 6:01 PM by purplebouquet
Guidelines for negative ease
Ease charts just don't seem to cover it
Tiger B 9 1/7/16 2:28 PM by Elephun
Changing shoulder width on RTW
Alteration
Sancin 3 1/6/16 11:31 PM by kayl
Waistbands --- seperate for denim elastic pants (Pages 1 2 3 4)
self drafted pattern
Learn To Sew 32 1/6/16 12:07 PM by HelenM01
Frankenpattern--how to? what are the rules?
alpenrose 5 1/5/16 6:47 PM by Tbomb
Fitting the bust in garments with two vertical seams/darts (Pages 1 2)
E.g. a princess seam + a vertical dart
kauka1 16 1/5/16 9:43 AM by tailored
how does narrowing shoulder affect sleeve (Pages 1 2)
Leslie01 12 1/4/16 9:28 PM by Leslie01
Can you help fit my mom (Pages 1 2 3)
...from a couple of mediocre photos?
stirwatersblue 28 1/4/16 3:19 PM by Mole Princess
First coat - shoulders too wide and excess fabric under arm?
chuichoy 9 1/4/16 12:24 PM by Bethwhitch
adding to and taking away from shoulder seams (Pages 1 2)
which one to add to and why
mssewcrazy 16 1/3/16 5:20 PM by labsrule
Making 1st pair of jeans fit
math and the holidays do not mix
Kimbercrow 6 1/1/16 11:45 AM by ryan's mom
Help! Attempting first properly fitted dress (Pages 1 2)
Petite, hourglass figure woes
MissSpooky 13 12/31/15 8:23 PM by Irina Grace
Best "education" to learn to fit knits? (Pages 1 2 3)
Craftsy class, books, other?
stirwatersblue 29 12/31/15 11:15 AM by sewgirl
Posture and fitting -- learning to read wrinkles (Pages 1 2)
kayl 10 12/31/15 4:37 AM by Utta Retch
I JUST MET MY SISTER FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 14 YEARS
Now I want to fit her!
Splithoof 5 12/30/15 11:29 PM by a7yrstitch
Pants Fitting Woas
Flat tummy, curvy hips, small waist..
1SushiDiva 5 12/30/15 3:01 PM by SPOOKIETOO
Vogue 8346 - What Size??
No finished measurements anywhere!
Georgia 9 12/30/15 2:36 PM by Utta Retch
Your Such An Armhole
There is othing wrong with my armhole, thank you.
Cloverdove 3 12/27/15 12:35 PM by MaryDB
Question about pants fitting (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Something I have never understood
HarrietHomeowner 42 12/21/15 0:32 AM by HarrietHomeowner
Fabric stretching out hopelessly (Pages 1 2)
Loose weave fabric stretching out when sewing
julliams 12 12/21/15 0:01 AM by kayl
I need help with grading this vintage dress up 2 sizes
Vintage Butterick 2966
Sew it seams 8 12/18/15 11:32 PM by Sew it seams
What did I do wrong? (Pages 1 2 3)
Learn To Sew 26 12/14/15 4:37 PM by Learn To Sew
solo fitting class
fitting class
shana707 2 12/13/15 8:40 AM by stirwatersblue
Kimono Sleeves
Pattern drafting query
acapitalgirl 2 12/13/15 7:32 AM by acapitalgirl
Final fitting for pants muslin (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Help with pants muslin please
Xchristin 38 12/10/15 5:38 PM by kayl
shoulder seam too far forward (Pages 1 2)
dontknow 13 12/9/15 11:38 PM by Sewcoastal
How should a pencil skirt fit? (Pages 1 2 3)
LifeofJanine 27 12/8/15 5:20 PM by gmagina
Gaping square neckline
slyandfoxy 7 12/8/15 4:02 PM by TC Connie
Can you fix this? :-) (Pages 1 2)
alpenrose 10 12/8/15 11:32 AM by alpenrose
this is why I hate making trousers!
its better, but this still needs work
rmusic1 3 12/6/15 6:11 PM by kayl
Finally found RTW cowl neck sweater, Large, but could use XL
Sunshine12242 1 12/6/15 1:51 PM by JeanM
Pinched/Bunched Fabric at Side of Skirt (Pages 1 2)
auroravioletta 10 12/5/15 7:31 PM by Marie367
Arm/bust fitting for Colette's Moneta and Wren
juliead 8 12/4/15 0:45 AM by SewLibra
order of alterations (Pages 1 2)
dontknow 19 12/3/15 8:07 PM by Sew WYO
Linda Lee's Craftsy Fitting (Pages 1 2)
Which alteration method is used?
sewme47 14 12/3/15 12:18 PM by Learn To Sew
Vogue 9155 Pants pattern (Pages 1 2 3 4)
dollydolittle 31 11/28/15 9:44 PM by Nancy K
McCall's 6964 (Pages 1 2 3)
Determination to get over my fear of knit fabrics
Cocoyorkie 26 11/28/15 2:50 PM by NevadaGrace
What fitting error is responsible for creating a widthwise wrinkle above the bust? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Need to add width across the bust?
snipsnip 50 11/24/15 4:08 PM by PattiAnnJ
Curves and Vogue 8909
Hips..and pockets
1SushiDiva 7 11/24/15 8:59 AM by caren751
Wrap front top sliding? (Pages 1 2 3)
Sabotaged by lone big boob
banzaibrittany 20 11/24/15 6:45 AM by banzaibrittany
apex too too peaky!
alpenrose 5 11/24/15 1:59 AM by Kiwirose
Sleeve and Armcye issues (Pages 1 2)
Tizmehr 13 11/23/15 11:21 AM by Tizmehr
Simple adjustment till I reach the last step! Help!! (Pages 1 2)
Expand a tight back by pivoting the armhole
nightowlgal 15 11/21/15 9:10 PM by simplystitches
Plus size on bottom, not on top (Pages 1 2)
How to alter patterns for plus size bottom but not top
sewitfitsyou 12 11/21/15 6:19 PM by landstromd
Petite alteration help (Pages 1 2)
mmollett 12 11/21/15 11:26 AM by anae
Slightly rounded back. Armscye gap
Slash from armscye?
smutnys 4 11/18/15 9:16 AM by smutnys
Knit tops and the very large bust (Pages 1 2 3)
Sizing? FBA? Help!
westmoon 28 11/17/15 10:16 PM by Nancy K
Need critique (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Muslin
ccris 41 11/17/15 10:34 AM by Kaktiki
Shortening a lined sleeveless dress at the shoulders
Looking for some help....
Heavenly Design 3 11/16/15 9:46 AM by Heavenly Design
Fitting pants at the calf
MNBarb 9 11/16/15 7:55 AM by MNBarb
Fitting knits (Pages 1 2 3 ... 8)
Sew Confused 72 11/15/15 4:38 AM by Scrnme007
Fit difference between princess seam styles? (Pages 1 2 3)
abbyNormal 26 11/14/15 12:28 PM by solosmocker
Forward thrust shoulders & broad back (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Forward thrust shoulder and broad back -- makes fitting all kinds of fun!
nightowlgal 30 11/11/15 11:08 PM by nightowlgal
Side seams too big
teewills 8 11/7/15 10:10 PM by teewills
Shoulder Seam-- B 6070 or any shirt? (Pages 1 2)
alpenrose 15 11/5/15 3:20 PM by simplystitches
Measuring shoulders for narrow-shoulder adjustment? (Pages 1 2)
stirwatersblue 14 11/3/15 4:15 PM by with love Heidi
Gaping back neckline on tight-fitting woven garments (Pages 1 2 3)
YasmeenS 25 11/1/15 2:35 PM by YasmeenS
Commercial Patterns (Pages 1 2)
Burda vs the big 4
ccris 15 10/28/15 5:08 PM by RunForIt
Remove excess fabric at thigh without affecting crotch seam?
Vinnems 6 10/27/15 3:25 PM by SewLibra
Round shoulder / protruding shoulder blade alteration
kushami 5 10/25/15 4:42 AM by kushami
Need help making pants for husky boys
Fabrics? best Patterns? Techniques?
kristincarroll 6 10/24/15 2:52 AM by with love Heidi
Buying fringe
Need a source
dsharp 2 10/21/15 12:52 PM by GretchenB
Narrow Shoulder Adjustment (Pages 1 2)
How to do
charliegirl127 18 10/20/15 1:07 PM by Arted
Knit underskirt is moving up my thights (Pages 1 2 3)
Knit on knit fabric skirt with stockings on
Akino 24 10/19/15 6:07 PM by pointpatou
Increasing hip width/ease in a knit top (Pages 1 2 3)
Best/favorite method?
stirwatersblue 27 10/18/15 4:54 PM by labsrule
Great blog post on full bicep adjustment (would this work for knits?)
marymary86 5 10/18/15 0:20 AM by silversewist
Washington Post Article on Women's Sizes (Pages 1 2)
How they've changed over the years.
tateelliott 15 10/14/15 11:42 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
If princess seams and shoulder pads didn't exist,
how would you go about altering a loose blouse to fit?
ccris 6 10/14/15 8:44 PM by ccris
Neckline-Presto Popover Top
Fitting issue
Danvillegirl 4 10/11/15 4:53 PM by Danvillegirl
How to alter an angle dart on a dress? (Pages 1 2)
Help needed on doing an FBA on an angle dart
material excess 11 10/11/15 3:42 PM by material excess
Drooping side seams on a chiffon dress -help! (Pages 1 2)
sarah.mckee85 16 10/10/15 6:39 AM by Maripat
Crotch fitting issue
kjcaron 9 10/9/15 7:23 PM by SewLibra
how to add rise to back and remove from front on RTW pants? (Pages 1 2)
MondoVox 16 10/9/15 7:07 PM by Nancy K
Tutorial on fitting princess seams?
RobA. 5 10/7/15 6:17 PM by Candy2
Sleeves too tight - help ! (Pages 1 2)
HOWsMom 14 10/5/15 3:12 PM by MrsCharisma
You may enjoy reading about this fit model (Pages 1 2)
marymary86 13 10/4/15 7:55 PM by marymary86
raising the underarm (Pages 1 2 3)
SVN 20 10/3/15 6:09 AM by julsmalham
Fit Check (Pages 1 2)
Help with a self-drafted shirt pattern
PriorPatterns 10 9/29/15 11:02 PM by simplystitches
Butterick 6148
JTink 1 9/29/15 2:28 PM by JTink
selecting knit fabric for Jalie t-shirt
pattern calls for stretch lengthwise and across grain
Mantidfly 4 9/28/15 7:16 AM by cocosloft
Calling to an angle of an expert (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Long term fitting woes still unresovled
Cloverdove 45 9/27/15 11:13 AM by Debbie Lancaster
please help fitting two piece sleeve
armcye ok, but want to narrow throughout length
hoyhoy 1 9/26/15 9:46 AM by fryman
Copying RTW pants, alterations? (Pages 1 2)
What alteration should be done to make these fit better
HelenI 19 9/19/15 6:43 AM by nanneke
Silhouette sunny pattern...how to make it work? (Pages 1 2)
Tunic issues and guidance please
chrisquilts_2 11 9/18/15 9:36 PM by snipsnip
Pattern sizing (Pages 1 2)
How do I work out what size pattern I need
Notesbysal 15 9/14/15 11:23 PM by Pyrose
Multiple sizing (Pages 1 2)
sharon2013 12 9/13/15 6:49 PM by rmusic1
Curved Dart
LBH2010 9 9/10/15 6:15 PM by LBH2010
Trousers/pants crotch alteration (Pages 1 2)
dollydolittle 13 9/9/15 1:17 PM by sewdance
Calling all experienced Bra Makers!
Boob squish...
geniknits 5 9/9/15 7:49 AM by Lillug
Please help with FBA (Pages 1 2)
B6026 has pintucks
Changma 15 9/7/15 9:12 PM by Changma
Corset fitting - general questions
meanjean 4 9/7/15 3:46 AM by UrbanSeamstress
Fitting a tall, thin young girl
dress fitting by measurements only
luvfabric 7 9/5/15 6:57 PM by luvfabric
No waist, alter?
jenna m 2 9/4/15 1:11 PM by jenna m
Too Much Room from FBA (Pages 1 2 3)
LBH2010 24 9/4/15 8:43 AM by Nancy K
I need advice making stretch jeans! (Pages 1 2)
dianelwilson 14 9/2/15 8:02 PM by simplystitches
Low back gaping issue
mistyty84 9 9/2/15 11:14 AM by mistyty84
front/back armscye--big difference--what to do? (Pages 1 2)
alpenrose 12 9/1/15 12:53 PM by GlButterfly
Argggghhh! How can I avoid the dreaded Plumber's bum??
Very swaybacked and needing help with my Thurlow pants..
Jennifer shaw 2 8/31/15 9:48 AM by Bethwhitch
pj bottoms (Pages 1 2)
Looking for the best? pattern for flannel pajama pants
bdizzine 13 8/31/15 7:59 AM by knitstitcher
Need to shorten bodice (Pages 1 2 3)
Just to be sure
MacTay 21 8/30/15 4:16 AM by Utta Retch
Front inseam too long
can this error be corrected after pants already cut?
barbarahf 5 8/29/15 4:33 AM by katherinclowers
Moving Darts for FBA
LBH2010 8 8/25/15 6:08 PM by Alpine Queen
Back crotch of pants (Pages 1 2 3 ... 7)
Cannot get it to reach waist
Elaine Dougan 68 8/25/15 9:05 AM by SueC56
Intensive classes London/Suffolk/Cambs or dressmaker? (Pages 1 2)
Help finding a tutor/dressmaker who can help.
Toulouse31 10 8/25/15 4:51 AM by Toulouse31
fitting feedback requested (Pages 1 2)
two bodice toils
rmusic1 10 8/24/15 1:26 PM by rmusic1
Jalie 3461 Elenore - back fitting help
What do these wrinkles under butt and on thighs mean?
jldrager 4 8/24/15 1:22 AM by carmenrita
Fitting Under-bust pleats
By Hand London Anna Dress
LizJ58 0 8/18/15 2:07 PM by LizJ58
patterns with modifications for a-b-c-d-dd bust... what size to choose?
fredly0317 5 8/17/15 12:13 PM by fredly0317
Want to add 2" to ease of boxers: McCall's 8934
BillTheSlink 3 8/16/15 10:52 PM by denise60s
Yes, or, YES? (Pages 1 2)
alpenrose 12 8/16/15 9:02 AM by alpenrose
Please help read wrinkles in pants back (Pages 1 2)
Yoga pants feel great, extra fabric in rear
Maripat 19 8/13/15 8:06 AM by BJ1400
Swimsuit legs a little loose
How do I fix it after I made it....
mandeedee 3 8/12/15 3:36 PM by Quickie
Pants bagging under butt (Pages 1 2)
Pants fitting issues
nikoniko 11 8/10/15 10:34 AM by silversewist
Forward shoulder adjustment
Moving the sleeve cap's high point
rieski 6 8/9/15 5:01 PM by lyndle
Muslin first or tinker w/pattern first (Pages 1 2)
pattern alteration
sbarron01 17 8/8/15 12:02 PM by Alpine Queen
Large pones? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 11)
New-to-me term...
goodworks1 109 8/7/15 4:49 AM by Utta Retch
Determining How Much to Add in an FBA (Pages 1 2)
LBH2010 18 8/6/15 6:20 AM by sharon2013
Possibly doing alterations for acquaintance (Pages 1 2 3)
Help please?
Beaglemama 22 8/5/15 5:15 PM by Kiwirose
Which Craftsy class for fitting to take (Pages 1 2)
Sewncooknmom 15 8/4/15 3:54 PM by tytbody
Fitting a loose sleepshirt
Fitting a small bust with broad shoulders
MDemeraldcity 4 8/4/15 3:47 PM by simplystitches
After-the-fact narrow shoulder fix?
Jacket sleeves keep slipping off shoulders
stirwatersblue 9 8/4/15 9:54 AM by Doris W. in TN
Sleeveless Top Finished--Bust Dart Isn't Fitting Right & Need Facing Advice (Pages 1 2)
Can This Be Fixed Without Taking It All Apart?
abcameo 17 8/3/15 11:12 AM by abcameo
CROTCH SEAM (Pages 1 2)
To serge each side first, then stitch or stich, then serge as one
idontsew 10 8/2/15 7:58 PM by EleanorSews
What should I do with these Darts?? (Pages 1 2 3)
Immelu 22 8/2/15 2:18 PM by Nancy K
Help with fitting man's shirt sloper (Pages 1 2)
childoferna 18 8/1/15 11:33 PM by childoferna
Determining How Much to Add in an FBA
LBH2010 2 7/31/15 11:11 PM by LBH2010
Determinin How Much to Add in an FBA
LBH2010 0 7/30/15 11:57 AM by LBH2010
How to choose correct pattern size? (Pages 1 2)
Yobtaf 15 7/29/15 5:13 PM by tytbody
Adding back ease to a jumpsuit for bending over
pandapuffs 3 7/28/15 11:00 AM by aqn
Style Arc Barb pants (Pages 1 2 3)
has anyone made them without elastic?
USMCMom 27 7/27/15 8:55 PM by USMCMom
Adjusting sleeve for smaller armscye (Pages 1 2)
Sleeve alteration
sewnotwork 12 7/27/15 12:23 PM by sewnotwork
Mia Dress by Tina Givens
Problem with sleeves
CMMac 0 7/23/15 9:33 PM by CMMac
Mia Dress by Tina Givens
Problem with sleeves
CMMac 0 7/23/15 9:31 PM by CMMac
should this dress look like this? (Pages 1 2 3)
shift dress
rmusic1 25 7/22/15 6:49 PM by rmusic1
Massive armholes (Pages 1 2)
Eternal fight to cover my bra in a sleeveless top
banzaibrittany 17 7/22/15 5:22 PM by rivergum
Bra alteration
BJB01 4 7/19/15 2:17 PM by carolhope
Fit2Stitch (Pages 1 2)
Fitting instruction
CrisB 16 7/18/15 8:17 PM by frame
Shortening crotch -- how do alter the pockets. (Pages 1 2)
kajero 10 7/18/15 5:48 PM by Nancy K
FBA on a bandeau style bodice? (Pages 1 2)
FBA on Simplicity 4577
Markie1 11 7/17/15 7:27 AM by dianelwilson
FBA, forward shoulder/rounded back, smaller size or all the above? (Pages 1 2)
Need help choosing the proper alteration for t-shirt pattern
snipsnip 15 7/13/15 8:14 AM by Kaktiki
Ginger jeans fitting help (Pages 1 2)
kellie79 13 7/12/15 5:53 PM by simplystitches
measuring over ruffles
how much to remove
procraftinate 2 7/10/15 12:55 PM by procraftinate
A little extra reach please--adding to armscye? (Pages 1 2)
alpenrose 14 7/9/15 11:15 PM by alpenrose
New to FBA. What to do with arm scye and neckline?
Fitting questions
snipsnip 0 7/8/15 3:47 PM by snipsnip
Fitting sleeve (Pages 1 2 3)
Best method
quana577 21 7/2/15 11:38 PM by a7yrstitch
Princess seams and FBA (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Where should the princess sit on the bust?
quana577 36 7/2/15 10:21 PM by Sewcoastal
I have a new compulsion (Pages 1 2 3)
Over fitting
quana577 26 7/2/15 8:01 AM by quana577
Loes Hinse Pattern 5209, Princess Dress
Difficulty Fitting Armholes
Deady 5 6/30/15 7:25 PM by Pamela R
shoulder seam too long--how to correct?
alpenrose 6 6/30/15 5:00 AM by Kaktiki
Why can't I fit myself? (Pages 1 2 3)
peanut74 21 6/29/15 7:57 PM by pointdepatou
Forward head, forward shoulder, round back, please help! (Pages 1 2 3)
Too many combinations, I can't work out what I need
whirrclunk 24 6/29/15 4:12 PM by pointdepatou
I thought getting fitter was supposed to make clothes fit better! (Pages 1 2 3)
rmusic1 28 6/29/15 11:36 AM by pocketmonkey
Full bust adjustment
Measurements confuse me
QuiltSewSewSue 5 6/27/15 3:18 AM by QuiltSewSewSue
Fitting for scoliosis (Pages 1 2)
Anyone have tips for related fitting problems?
BriarRose 12 6/26/15 9:59 AM by Susan Brecht
Jacket fitting (Pages 1 2)
Fabric pooling under the arms
Kaktiki 12 6/25/15 7:51 PM by Lena Merrin
Trying to fit a strapless princess seam bodice (Pages 1 2)
Fitting woes
Nola Chi 17 6/25/15 12:42 PM by Nola Chi
Armhole problem? (Pages 1 2)
RobA. 10 6/22/15 2:32 PM by purplebouquet
Support for a tummy "apron" (Pages 1 2 3)
what to do with extra tummy skin
Mariposa315 20 6/21/15 1:27 AM by SheBear0320
My Wife's Measurements don't line up with pattern (Pages 1 2)
Budp 15 6/19/15 6:00 PM by denise60s
Professional to take measurements?
julliams 9 6/19/15 1:57 PM by Vinnems
Problem with fitting Butterick 5951
I need to lengthen front but not side front and there is a dart in the way!
annem54 4 6/15/15 10:52 AM by SewForMichele
Rise measurement in pants (Pages 1 2)
Body to pattern?
pjrsews 10 6/14/15 4:29 PM by Elona
Pull on shorts for a man with a beer belly
Need to shorten the crotch--by how much?
Sheri 7 6/14/15 11:38 AM by Sheri
Where is a princess seam supposed to fall? (Pages 1 2)
Where is a princess seam supposed to fall?
Mariposa315 12 6/13/15 1:42 PM by a7yrstitch
Bunching sleeves
Trouble fitting sleeves
Mickle 6 6/13/15 10:58 AM by Maripat
Wrap dress epiphany?
adjusting for long-waisted
Math Lord 6 6/13/15 10:19 AM by mmcp
What's the best way to insert a fly zipper? (Pages 1 2)
So many choices, so little time
idontsew 11 6/11/15 11:49 AM by Vinnems
Tissue fitting tapered, close fitting pants (Pages 1 2)
Pretty much a nightmare!
LizJ58 17 6/10/15 3:15 PM by marymary86
THE Shelf! Too little, too much?
alpenrose 6 6/9/15 11:21 PM by alpenrose
Fitting an apple shaped body (Pages 1 2)
any ideas on which pattern line will work best?
Yolanda2012 17 6/9/15 8:08 PM by OP Gal
Pamela's Patterns Magic pencil skirt
need to keep waist but reduce width from mid-hip on down
allorache 4 6/9/15 4:08 PM by plumfan
Vogue pattern mag. June/ July
Great pants fitting info
GretchenB 5 6/9/15 10:58 AM by Maripat
Fitting a strapless wedding gown- to a well endowed bride.
Well endowed bride wearing strapless gown without a bra- fitting help!?
textilegram 8 6/7/15 5:36 PM by Elona
How to tailor fit mens' jeans for men with spare tires?
Baggy butts, baggy fronts, dropped waistline, etc.
snipsnip 9 6/6/15 10:29 AM by alpenrose
Adjustments to center back
B6204 dress
MrsCharisma 4 6/5/15 11:49 PM by MrsCharisma
Butterick 6167 fitting woes
MadelineL 6 6/5/15 11:41 AM by dianelwilson
FBA on a dress - McCalls 6886
Question about the side length
rieski 9 6/4/15 3:10 PM by lca
Removing wrinkles below back crotch
Kenneth King method from Crafty class
Elaine Dougan 9 6/2/15 11:15 PM by Elaine Dougan
Pants fitting (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Better fit if worn backwards
Elaine Dougan 40 6/2/15 7:43 PM by mmcp
What is a 'sway back adjustment' (Pages 1 2)
kristincarroll 17 6/2/15 1:37 PM by MrsCharisma
Crooked Waistline on McCalls 5969
Need help troubleshooting a much loved pattern
glasshurricane 3 6/1/15 4:36 PM by lca
Sleeve cap height
Figuring adjustment
RobA. 3 6/1/15 4:32 PM by lca
Narrow Bust Alteration
Tizmehr 2 6/1/15 6:54 AM by tailored
Right on the border
split sizes
RobA. 7 5/31/15 9:56 AM by sew4grands
Bustline/apex on NL6735
...where is it?
stirwatersblue 3 5/29/15 5:29 PM by stirwatersblue
Dolman sleeves (Pages 1 2 3)
JTink 26 5/29/15 3:49 PM by Sewcoastal
Improvement over the last pair, but what am I missing? (Pages 1 2 3)
Pants Fitting
StitchyMama 28 5/29/15 2:27 PM by Maripat
Fitting muslin for a self-drafted dress (Pages 1 2)
Towhee 11 5/26/15 1:52 AM by Sewcoastal
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