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how to do a broad shoulder adjustment

Do you have broad shoulders? If your tops feel tight across the shoulders, you may need a broad shoulder adjustment. A garment that is too narrow in the shoulders can pull at the armhole seams. The sleeves may look distorted, …

fitting resources from liesl + co.

Interested in fitting? We’ve built a fitting resource library here on the blog. This post highlights all the posts and tutorials we have to help you achieve a perfect fit on your next garment.

4 tips for fitting a sewing pattern

Fitting can seem scary, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re a beginner, we’ve got some tips to help break down the process. If you’re a seasoned sewist, take a look at this post and let us know your top tips for fitting a sewing pattern!

the fitting room: sharon’s cappuccino dress

Fitting is a journey and based completely on personal preference. It can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Our Fitting Room blog series aims to demystify the process. In the series’ latest installment, Sharon shares the fitting adjustments she made to her denim Cappuccino Dress.

the fitting room: lauren’s classic shirt

In our latest installment of The Fitting Room, Lauren will be talking about the adjustments she did while fitting the Classic Shirt. If you’re interested in shirt fitting, you won’t want to miss this one!

the fitting room: camelia’s saint-germain wrap dress

Camelia has honed her fitting ability through years of sewing for herself. Here she walks us through her muslin process to show how she achieved a stunning fit on her Saint-Germain Wrap Dress. Fitting really doesn’t take that much time, and the results speak for themselves.

the fitting room: claire’s recital shirt

Claire used a couple of adjustments that are common for her, and made two muslins, to obtain an outstanding fit on her Recital Shirt. She illustrates her fit issues and shows how she solved them in this post.

masha’s saint-germain dress

The Saint-Germain Dress practically screams “Spring!” Masha sewed this one in a light orange rayon twill. It’s a great Easter dress!