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Fitting Tips That Will Change the Way You Look At Garment Construction

A Whiteboard Sewing Tutorial by Chris White demonstrates three tips for garment fitting, sewing and pattern making.

“Let me know what questions you have about Pattern Making and maybe I’ll make a video answering your questions! You can also get my free PDF, The Handy Patternmaker’s EBook with updated links, showing you exactly what tools you need to get started making patterns and where to get them.” – Chris White

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“Ellie uses her clips to make darts that taper the body of the shirt & she clips up her hem too.” – Paul Gallo

Sewing and Fitting Tutorials at SWN:

  1. Video: Secrets for Ladies Jacket Fitting

  2. Video: How to Tailor and Fit Dress Shirts

  3. Video: Make Your Own Form-Fitting Halter Dress

  4. Topic: Pants Fitting & Pattern Making with Sure-Fit Designs

  5. Topic: Marking for Do-It-Yourself Fittings Video

  6. Video: Tricia Waddell & Katrina Loving Re-cut Existing Garments on It’s Sew Easy

  7. Video: Barbara Deckert & Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design

  8. Video: Why You Should Make a Muslin!

  9. Video: How to make the perfect pair of shorts

  10. Video: Marking for Do-It-Yourself Fittings

  11. Topic: How To Shorten The Hem Of Pants With A Cuff

  12. Topic: Where’s My Waist? – How to identify your waist level

  13. Video: Pattern Cutting Tutorial: How To Check And Correct/Alter Fit of Armholes

  14. Topic: Most Common Pants Alterations

  15. Blog Post: Where Is Your Side Seam?

  16. Video: How To Find Your Fabric Grain Lines

  17. Topic: Larger Hip Alterations To Sewing Patterns Apply To Tops, Too!

  18. Video: Winter Coat Resizing Tutorial

  19. Sewing Channel: Alterations Service Providers

  20. Sewing Channel: Alterations Apprentices

  21. Video: Shirley Adams: Pattern Fixing

  22. Video: Couture Expert Angela Wolf’s Lesson on Hemming


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