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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
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