Category Archives: body measurements

Fitting Series Q & A Part 2!!

Hi Everyone!  I’m so happy that even though my 8 week pattern fitting series, “My Approach to Successful Pattern Fitting” ended weeks ago, so many of you are still discovering it and finding it helpful!!  I continue to receive emails with … Continue reading

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Part 7: Fine Tuning the Sample~Making Corrections

Welcome back to Part 7:  Fine Tuning the Sample~Making Corrections, in my pattern fitting series.  It’s taken time, but if you’ve hung in there with me this far you should be happy about your progress.  Once again, pattern fitting isn’t an easy … Continue reading

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Picture Tutorial: Drafting a Flared Skirt!!

Hi Everyone!!  It’s been a while since I’ve shared a Picture Tutorial.  I’ve been very busy with the pattern fitting series but I thought I would show you how to draft a simple skirt using your own body measurements.  Now I know what … Continue reading

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Part 4B: Pattern Adjustments!!

Welcome to Part 4B!!  Thanks for all the GREAT emails about Part 4A!!  I’m glad I decided to split Part 4 into 2 segments because I have a great deal of information to share.  So let’s get going!! Now it’s time to … Continue reading

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Part 4A: Measurements: Where Do I Apply Them??

Once again I’d like to Thank You ALL for being so kind.  I’ve received so many nice comments and emails that I just want you all to know how much I appreciate your continued support!! Welcome back to Part 4A:  Measurements:  Where … Continue reading

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Part 3: Selecting the Right Size Pattern.

Hi Everyone!!  Once Again Thank You All So Much!!  I’m completely overwhelmed by the amount of kind remarks, support and questions I’ve received about Part 1 and 2 in my Pattern Fitting Series. It gives me such a wonderful feeling to know … Continue reading

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