Pattern Making Tutorials
If you can't find a free sewing pattern that matches an idea for a sewing project you have, learn how to Make Your Own Pattern! Sure, the idea of piecing together your own outline for a project can sound daunting, but this tutorial on how to draft a basic pattern from your existing clothing and accessories will prove invaluable to your personal skill growth and budget.
[How to Pretest Pattern Changes with "Minipats" - Threads Magazine article] by Louise Cutting - Here's how I make exploring the possibilities easy. Usually on first page of the instructions sheet, you'll find little pattern pieces known as "minipats." Enlarge them by 200% to 400% on your printer or copier, and work out your alterations or design ideas on a much smaller scale. This enables you to test-drive your pattern change with the least effort and without risk.
How to Pretest Pattern Changes with "Minipats"
Plus Size Pants Pattern: Balance A Key Step to Making Pants That Fit
I've got a front and back of a shirt I like to sew that my buddy Susan fitted for me. The sleeve fitting I did myself - in front of the mirror with a lot of guesswork. I still like the pattern as it is, but I know it could look even better. I've been reading the article that goes with this, planning to put some time in on this pattern. This worksheet looks useful. Armhole and Sleeve-Cap Seam Worksheet - Threads
How to add mock cuffs on short sleeves This little detail gives a sporty look to a short sleeve.
Pants pattern alteration « THE SEWING DIVAS sewing, design, fashion
One shoulder shirred bodice-handling darts to achieve shoulder ruching. In Spanish but easy translation if your using Google Chrome
Bodice Block / Sloper Generator - enter your measurements into the website to generate numbers for you to draft from. From: trantanphat.com/...
Drafting Women's Front Bodice Sloper
Tutorials for drafting patterns of many different things
Printing sewing patterns with the Autodesk DWF Viewer using tile feature Large collection of free sewing patterns