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Repinning this as the blog in general has lots of great pattern drafting - particularly for kids clothes. Frills and Flares: A-Line Dress Pattern Draft

Repinning this as the blog in general has lots of great pattern drafting - particularly for kids clothes. Frills and Flares: A-Line Dress Pattern Draft

How to draft a sleeve! No more need to "ease" a sleeve cap once you correctly draft the pattern acknowledging that your arm is hanging forward rather than in the middle.

How to draft a sleeve! No more need to "ease" a sleeve cap once you correctly draft the pattern acknowledging that your arm is hanging forward rather than in the middle.

Making Your Own Pattern: a tutorial ... http://sweet-verbena.blogspot.com/2011/07/making-your-own-pattern-tutorial.html#

Making Your Own Pattern: a tutorial ... http://sweet-verbena.blogspot.com/2011/07/making-your-own-pattern-tutorial.html#

A friend asked me if I had tried this method to copy a garment. At first I was pretty skeptical because I have copied garments by taking them apart and by scratching off a pattern from clothing that I did not take apart. Either way there are several steps and accuracy is easier if you have the pieces to lay flat. I was not excited about using tape on a garment I planned to wear again, but 3M's blue painter's tape is made to be less tacky so there is no residue. As it turns out this is…

A friend asked me if I had tried this method to copy a garment. At first I was pretty skeptical because I have copied garments by taking them apart and by scratching off a pattern from clothing that I did not take apart. Either way there are several steps and accuracy is easier if you have the pieces to lay flat. I was not excited about using tape on a garment I planned to wear again, but 3M's blue painter's tape is made to be less tacky so there is no residue. As it turns out this is…

This post is part of the Sewing Back-to-School series, 30 days of helpful sewing articles by guest bloggers. Feel free to check out the original Sewing Back-to-School post for schedule and previous posts! Susan from Living with Punks has an amazing blog…I’ve heard this from other bloggers, but hers was one of the first that I began following… Read More

This post is part of the Sewing Back-to-School series, 30 days of helpful sewing articles by guest bloggers. Feel free to check out the original Sewing Back-to-School post for schedule and previous posts! Susan from Living with Punks has an amazing blog…I’ve heard this from other bloggers, but hers was one of the first that I began following… Read More

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