Effective measurements are a crucial element in any sewing project. Watch these videos to brush up on your skills, and learn a few handy tricks along the way.
When it comes to garment construction, sewing sleeves can be one of the most intimidating parts. Jill Case shows you how to achieve a better fit and get a smoother sleeve cap when sewing sleeves by removing some of the excess ease built into patterns. Different Types of Sleeves Whether you are making a shirt… Read more »Watch Now >>
No matter what size you wear, sewing gives you the power to create flattering, well-fitting clothes that fit your body and extenuate your best features. Beth Bradley provides helpful tips and easy techniques for plus size sewing. Find out about design details and fabrics that look good on plus size bodies. Utilize these awesome tips… Read more »Watch Now >>
Jill Case takes you through the process of making a small bust adjustment. Learn how to measure your bust size properly with two critical measurements. See what tools and/or materials you will need to make a small bust adjustment. Also, find out the importance of marking your bust apex point! Fit more comfortably in your… Read more »Watch Now >>
Stephanie Ohnmacht provides specific tips and techniques for making a slant pocket in this video. You’ll learn how to spice up standard patterns with the added convenience and flair of a side seam pocket. Stephanie also shows you some examples of how you can add a pop of color to your slant pockets. Related Article:… Read more »Watch Now >>
Nicole LaFoille demonstrates how to best alter a pattern for fit or style. Learn what the necessary tools you need to make alterations as well as the best papers to use. Find out the different techniques of alteration and use these tips to alter your own patterns at home. Related Article: How to Alter a… Read more »Watch Now >>
Beth Bradley teaches you how to successfully make bust adjustments. Learn how to make full bust adjustments as well as how to correctly make alterations for specific materials. Find out how to identify what pattern sizes you need when making bust adjustments. Use these tips to make your clothes be the perfect fit.Watch Now >>