Altering sleeves and truing the pattern – Sew the Perfect Fit

Altering sleeves and armholes for sewing the perfect fit.

I’m embarking upon an epic fitting exercise and learning to sew the perfect fit this year, following along with the Craftsy course of the same name and the lovely instructor Lynda Maynard.  You can read Part 1 of the series at 2013 is the year of Sew the Perfect Fit, Part 2 … Continue reading

Simplicity Amazing Fit – 2217 – fit for a wedding

Simplicity Amazing Fit dress 2217. Pattern review from So Sew Easy.

Have you tried any of the Simplicity Amazing Fit patterns?  I made a great dress with Simplicity 2217. This post is a departure from my normal writing.  I usually make up something, persuade my reluctant photographer/husband to take a few snaps in the garden and stand awkwardly in a totally … Continue reading