Category Archives: fitting

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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DIY ~ The “Possibilities” are ENDLESS!!

Hi Everyone!!  Thanks for all the nice comments on my latest blog.  I’ve received quite a few emails asking questions about the series on Pattern Fitting that I’m currently writing and producing.  If you missed it and are interested in … Continue reading

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Update!! Pattern Fitting Series!!

Hi Everyone!  I was a happy to hear that so many of you are interested and looking forward to my series, “My Approach to Successful Pattern Fitting”.  I’ve completed Part 1, “Proper Measuring”, and will be posting very soon.  I will be completing … 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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