Lyndsey from the Advisors Circle discusses how to add contouring by adding a vertical dart. Even better, you can use this technique on shirts that are already sewn and even ready-to-wear. If your shirt is too boxy, this is a great way to make it more flattering.
the fitting room: lyndsey’s fira dress
Even simple silhouettes like the Fira Dress can benefit from a bit of custom fitting. Lyndsey walks us through the adjustments she made to create a special dress In this installment of our Fitting Room blog series.
the fitting room: asmita’s cinema dress
If at first you don’t succeed, make a muslin. That’s what Asmita did, and she ended up with a Cinema Dress that fits her exactly the way she wants. It’s the latest installment of The Fitting Room blog series.
the fitting room: mire’s classic and recital shirts
Mire made some patterns adjustments to tweak the fit of the Classic and Recital Shirt patterns. Now she’s got three new shirts that fit her perfectly. The details are in this installment of our series, The Fitting Room.
the fitting room: lyndsey’s fitzroy blouses
Lyndsey talks about how she fit the Fitzroy Blouse to her shape and showcases the pattern in two different fabrics, one drapey and one crisp. It’s the latest installment of The Fitting Room.
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.
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.
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.
the fitting room: masha’s gelato blouse
Pattern adjustments can feel daunting, but the more you do them, the easier it gets. Masha shares her fitting adjustments, and how long it took her to make them, for a Gelato Blouse she sewed for herself.
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