Category Archives: ease

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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Pattern Fitting Series: Q & A’s

Hi Everyone!!  I’ve received many emails with great questions about Parts 1 and 2 in my Pattern Fitting Series.  I thought I would take the time to answer them all here in a post before Part 3 next week.  It makes … Continue reading

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Part 2: Focusing on Ease: Where~When~How

Hi Everyone!  I wanted to say Thank You again for all the nice feedback I received after Part 1: “Measuring Properly” was debuted last Monday.  If you missed it and would like to catch up with this fitting series it’s … Continue reading

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Part 1: Measuring Properly!!

Happy Memorial Day!!  I thought this would be a great day to start this pattern fitting series!! Welcome to Part 1, “My Approach to Successful Pattern Fitting”.  In this part of the series I will be showing you how to … Continue reading

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I Can’t Take It Anymore ~ My Approach to Fitting!!

OK.  Here we go.  I’ve been sitting on the sidelines for YEARS reading article after article, post after post and complaint after complaint about how to personally fit patterns.  Literally, I CAN’T TAKE IT ANYMORE!!!  Now I don’t want to … Continue reading

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