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Message Board > Fitting Woes ( Moderated by CarolynGM, Deepika)

Topic Started By Replies Last Post
A Fitting Woe? (Pages 1 2)
or overdoing it?
bunnypn 14 4/16/14 8:15 AM by JTink
Narrow upper chest and neck (Pages 1 2)
Without changing armscye length
smutnys 12 4/15/14 1:01 PM by lca
I need help increasing the bust a little for my contest dress
FBA maybe?
dawn so cal 9 4/15/14 8:50 AM by dawn so cal
adjusting for gapping at center back on t-shirt (Pages 1 2)
how to eliminate gapping
avatrx 18 4/14/14 7:02 PM by avatrx
I Finally Decided to Have a Professional Seamstress Create a Bodice Sloper for Me!!!! (Pages 1 2 3 4)
kajero 31 4/14/14 12:30 PM by lca
OH NO my beautiful topstitching!!
stretch bengaline pants
betty bushwacker 3 4/14/14 11:42 AM by ASiverson
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
Armsyce pulls despite everything I've tried
How do I find an expert?
PureJoy 2 4/12/14 8:49 AM by JTink
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
Just made my own dress form :) (Pages 1 2 3 4)
LovelyRita 31 4/7/14 12:08 PM by MrsCharisma
FBA, hollow chest and gaping
Celticstitcher 9 4/4/14 7:04 PM by JTink
Winter Street Dress
Fitting Bust cup size B
kkoswalt 6 4/3/14 5:19 PM by NhiHuynh
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
FBA on dress with no darts (Pages 1 2)
I'm lost on this one!!!
halleyscomet 10 3/25/14 4:31 PM by caren751
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
First time trying darts... (Pages 1 2)
Whit308 10 3/22/14 2:55 PM by Whit308
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
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