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Sewing, fashion design, and pattern making tips, tricks, and inspiration. Plus pattern drafting, sewing, and tailoring.
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All About Sleeves | Sleeve designs can be a little bit intimidating. Drafting them is kind of a science on its own, and it’s hard to imagine what shape you need to start with if you have no prior experience with patterning them yourself; trial and error is usually inevitable, and if you don’t have the time to commit to it, it’ll probably never get done. That’s why we’re bringing this All About Sleeves post to you!

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Pattern Making Fundamentals: Blending and Trueing

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Pattern Making Fundamentals: Adding Seam Allowance

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The construction of a jacket: how to apply horse braid to get just the right form and firmness.

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Bra pattern making and putting it together how to... nice to know how to make the important things in life

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How To Be All Trued Up: Truing Darts, Seams And Then Some

REPIN then CLICK to Learn Pattern Making Skills - How to True Your Patterns and Make Your Own Clothes

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my FAVORITE sewing supplies

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How to take accurate measurements for pattern making

Learn how to easily and accurately record your own bodies measurements for sewing and pattern making. Click thru for the free printable guide!

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Pattern Drafting: Basic Tools and their function

Shares A comprehensive look at pattern drafting tools and how they function in the studio. Kraft Paper Paper for drafting patterns in a home studio is essential. Without it, it would be close to impossible. In the basic tools and supplies article, I review a few different types of paper and the benefits of each. So, the …

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How to Adjust the Bust Apex on a Pattern

Bust Apex Adjustment Tutorial - Find Your Bust Point and Alter Sewing Patterns to Fit - Melly Sews

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