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. sewing projects, old clothes, pattern tutori, pattern drafting, children clothing, babies clothes, kids clothing patterns, sewing tutorials, sewing patterns
Free Pattern Drafting Calculator for Your Measurements....and my commentary on drafting patterns for dummies;-)
PRETEST PATTERN CHANGES WITH "MINIPATS." You know when you want to make pattern changes but you're not crazy about tracing, drawing, and cutting the pattern pieces? Just enlarge the "minipats" by 200% to 400% on your computer or copier, and work out the redesign on a smaller scale. You can test your pattern changes with less effort and risk. Minipats are usually on the front page of the instruction sheet. They're scaled to each other so the changes you make are minis of the real thing. adult pattern, miniatur, design chang, patterns, pattern design, thread, pretest pattern, sew pattern, pattern chang
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 seam worksheet, pattern, sleevecap seam, free worksheet
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
Checking and measuring sewing pattern pieces to ensure that they will fit, hopefully eliminating toiles. Image is from the book 'Sew and Save' by Madeleine Hunt (published 1953 link: http://tanitisis.wordpress.com/2011/02/07/oooh-a-goodie/) madelein hunt, pattern piec, patterning measurments, measur pattern, sew pattern, hunt publish, sewing patterns
Hombro fruncido (One shoulder shirred bodice) - original link is in Spanish (use http://translate.google.co.uk/translate?sl=es=en=n=_t=en=UTF-8=2=1=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.elbauldelacosturera.com%2F2012%2F07%2Fcorpino-un-hombro-fruncido.html to translate into English) one shoulder, shoulder ruch, shoulder shir, hombro fruncido, shir bodic
One shoulder shirred bodice-handling darts to achieve shoulder ruching. In Spanish but easy translation if your using Google Chrome
How to make a pattern from clothes you already have: the wardrobe, reimagined: How to Copy Ready-to-Wear
Bodice Block / Sloper Generator - enter your measurements into the website - maybe I'll finally understand drafting a pattern! (Also, I wouldn't mind have boobs that perky again) bodice pattern, draft instruct, bodic block, front bodic, sewing sloper, sewing a bodice, pattern draft, pattern blocks, bodic sloper
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
Website with tons of free easy patterns for men, women and children. You name it and this site seems to have it! free childrens sewing patterns, free sewing patterns for women, sewing patterns free men, sewing patterns free women, print pattern, free womens sewing patterns, free sewing patterns for men, sewing patterns for women free, womens free sewing patterns
Printing sewing patterns with the Autodesk DWF Viewer using tile feature Large collection of free sewing patterns
Tutorial: Circle Skirts by `taeliac on deviantART