Neha from the Advisors Circle wrote up a simple, clear tutorial for a small bust adjustment. If you typically find that sewing patterns are too large in the bust, this easy but effective technique will help you attain your best fit.
tutorial: how to sew a double-welt pocket with button loop
A double-welt pocket is an eye-catching detail to add to your handmade garments. A button-loop adds even more flair. Shelley’s showing you how to do it in this post.
three reasons to split your sleeve into two pieces
Liesl has three possible reasons you might want to divide your sleeve pattern into two pieces, with a video tutorial to show you how!
how to narrow or widen a trouser leg
Ever wanted to narrow or widen the legs on your favorite trouser pattern? In this video tutorial, Liesl shows you how to do it.
tutorial: convert a knit top pattern to maternity
Looking to sew maternity clothing for yourself or a loved one? You don’t need a special pattern! This tutorial by Nicole walks you through adjusting almost any knit top for maternity wear.
pattern mash-up tutorial: verdun woven t-shirt and classic shirt
Mel’s clever combination of the Verdun Woven T-Shirt and Classic Shirt patterns makes the perfect summer top. She’s written up instructions so that you can make your own.
11 ways to hack a t-shirt pattern
T-shirts are quirk and simple to sew, as well as being easy to customize once you know how. We’ve rounded up 11 pattern-hacking tutorials to help you get the most out of your favorite t-shirt pattern.
9 pattern-hacking tutorials for pants and skirts
Stretch your pattern stash by learning to customize patterns with thoughtful details. We’ve rounded up nine pattern-hacking tutorials for skirts and pants today on the blog.
16 ways to hack a pattern
Learning to alter pattern details for your taste helps you get the most out of your pattern stash, and allows you to truly become the designer of your own clothes. We’ve rounded up 16 pattern hacking tutorials from our archives. Take a look and see what you can do to jazz up your favorite tried-and-true pattern.
how to do a square shoulder adjustment
Mire from the Advisors Circle wrote up a tutorial for the way she makes a square shoulder adjustment on the Classic Shirt pattern. If you’re interested in fitting, you’ll want to take a look.
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, …
how to insert an invisible zipper without fear: a tutorial
This tutorial shows you how to insert an invisible zipper. If you follow this method to install your invisible zipper, you will get perfect results every time!
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