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.
the fitting room: jennifer’s easton cowl-neck tee
Jennifer is talking about her process in fitting the Easton Cowl-Neck Tee, including a crucial size-chart detail you shouldn’t overlook. It’s the latest post in our series, The Fitting Room.
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.
sew + tell: maritime top for spring
Nothing says spring like a stripey Maritime Top. Masha sewed this one in French terry, perfect for fluctuating temperatures.
how to do a dartless pivot-and-slide full bust adjustment
Sometimes you don’t want to add a dart to a pattern. The pivot-and-slide adjustments adds room for your bust without a dart. Learn how with our photo tutorial.
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!
the fitting room: meg’s classic shirts
Sometimes fitting is an evolution. Meg made four Classic Shirts, tweaking the pattern along the way until she arrived at her perfect fit.
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