It’s day 3 of the Patti Pocket Skirt Sewalong and today we are talking all about fit & sizing. Selecting the right size and making the appropriate fit adjustments are essential parts of making a successful handmade garment.
When you are a solo sewist, measuring yourself can be tricky. Sure, you may have a spare family member around who could possibly help, but they don’t always know the ropes. And what about all those times you are home alone and ate too many cookies and need to re-take your measurements for this new pattern came out that you have to start RIGHT NOW. (… just me?)
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Amy Nicole Collins is a seamstress, designer, and pattern maker in south Texas. She is on a journey toward having a fully handmade wardrobe (with a little vintage mixed in). When she's not sewing she can be found, reading, eating cupcakes, snuggling with her boston terrier Banjo, or all of the above. Read More…