Category Archives: pattern fitting

Part 5: Seam Allowances!!

Welcome back to Part 5 in my Pattern Fitting Series, “My Approach to Successful Pattern Fitting”.  If you’ve just found my blog and are interested in reading what motivated me to write and produce my own pattern fitting series it’s here, “I Can’t … 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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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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