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melanie’s rush hour pop-on peplum

When you spend so much time working on a handmade garment, you want to maximize how you can wear it. Melanie from the Advisor’s Circle is sharing how she adapted the Rush Hour dress to be convertible. With this modification, she can wear the dress two ways!

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  • the fitting room: lyndsey’s lisboa walking shorts

    Lyndsey shares how she applied a new pants fitting method to the Lisboa Walking Shorts pattern. While several methods are available for fitting pants, stitchers still find the task challenging. The new method that Lyndsey is trying in this post gets results faster, taking the fear and frustration out of the process.

    belgravia knit dress + bento tee mash-up

    Melanie, a member of the Advisors’ Circle, is sharing a mash-up of two of her favorite patterns. We love how she created a casual version of the Belgravia by using the Bento Tee for the bodice.

    lyndsey’s enmore dress

    We love the drama Lyndsey added to the Enmore Halter Dress with a simple pattern alteration. She is sharing the steps she used to create the look.

    tutorial: classic shirt to tiered dress

    We love the tired shirtdress that Mire made from the Classic Shirt pattern. She has provided a tutorial on how she altered the pattern to meet her vision. Check out this easy pattern hack. She liked it so much she sewed two!

    the fitting room: enmore full bust adjustment

    Lyndsey demonstrates how to use a full bust adjustment and dart manipulation to add fullness to the Enmore Top without adding a dart. The result is a fantastic fit and great look for this pattern.

    the fitting room: lyndsey’s camp shirt

    Hello, everyone! I am Lyndsey Stanfill, and I am sharing how I adjusted the Camp Shirt sleeve pattern to add cap-height. Assessing cap-height fit When sewing the muslin for my Camp Shirt, I had a great fit in the bodice …

    tribeca teen swimwear

    Erica used the Tribeca Knit Cami pattern to make a swimwear top for her teen daughter by using swimwear fabric and adding cups for modesty.

    tutorial: how to add bra cups to a shelf bra

    Lyndsey has joined us to share a tutorial for adding bra cups to a shelf bra. See how she made the change for shaping and modesty to wear her Tribeca Knit Cami with confidence!

    how to do a small bust adjustment

    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.