To catch up on the progression of this sleeve check out "Fitting Sleeves" and "Fitting Sleeves Continued". I think I am finally happy with my sleeve! Granted, it took me three full days of trial and error to bring it to this point but I feel most satisfied with this version. Here is the comparison of the sleeve pattern. If you remember, the black dotted line is the sleeve draft, the blue is my first successful sleeve, the red is my second (not entirely) success...
Shoulders are your body’s hanger for most garments with a bodice, the exceptions being strapless garments. And as such, it’s important to understand shoulder fitting adjustments when sewing your own clothing or adjusting other clothing to fit. So today’s post is going to cover the common shoulder adjustments, which cover slope, arm joint angle and Read the Rest...
Discovering understitching was a game changer for me. There are so many time understitching is the better sewing technique than top stitching. If you're learning to sew you need to check out this tutorial- you'll change how you're sewing! #sewingtips #sewingtechnique #tutorial #sewing #learntosew
When sewing a princess seam it can be difficult to get that side panel to lay flat. In order to get a nice flat finish you may need to clip and notch the seam allowance. But that can be a problem if your garment is unlined. The solution? A Hong Kong finish. #sewing #sewingtechnique #sewingtutorial #advancedsewingproject #slowsewing