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.Read More
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!
adding welt pockets to the extra-sharp pencil skirt
Shelley modified the Extra-Sharp Pencil Skirt to look even sharper, by borrowing a detail from another Liesl + Co. pattern. We think this is such a clever idea. Read on to see how she did it.
add a drawstring to your everyday skirt
The waistband of the Montauk Trousers has a fun drawstring detail that adds a little something to a casual pattern. Today Liesl will show you how to add a drawstring to the Everyday Skirt. You can adapt this tutorial to fit other patterns, too!
how to add an elastic waist to the gelato dress
Would you like to add an elastic waistband to your Gelato Dress? Today we’ll show you how to add a casing that can be used for elastic or a drawstring.
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.
tutorial: how to pattern-match a patch pocket
Lori’s Montauk Trousers feature comfy patch pockets big enough to hold her cell phone. Wait, you can’t see them? Neither can we. She did an amazing job of matching the floral, and she’s here today to teach you how she did it!
two ways to add flare to a skirt
Are you interested in making a slim skirt more A-line in shape? We’ll show you how to add flare using our new Belgravia Knit Dress and Kensington Knit Skirt.
erica’s montauk shorts: a tutorial
The Montauk Trousers pattern makes a fabulous pair of summer shorts, too. Erica is here from the Advisors Circle to show you how to alter the pattern in this simple tutorial.
how to convert any pattern to a v neck
If you’ve ever hesitated to purchase or sew a particular pattern because you don’t like the neckline, you don’t need to let a simple detail like a scoop or crew neck prevent you from sewing it. In this tutorial Liesl shows you how to alter a pattern to make it into a V neck.
how to draft a turtleneck using any t-shirt pattern
Drafting a turtleneck for an existing t-shirt pattern is a simple task that doesn’t take much time. Learn how with this comprehensive photo tutorial.
how to do a narrow shoulder adjustment
Adjusting the shoulder width of a sewing pattern is a simple alteration that can drastically improve the fit of your handmade garment. Learn how to do a narrow shoulder adjustment with this photo tutorial. These instructions can also be used in reverse to do a wide shoulder adjustment.
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