Custom Sewing Support

help for home sewers and knitters

Fitting Solutions

The commercial pattern is a template that has been drafted to fit what is believed to be a standard size.  In truth, there is nothing very standard about it.  The majority of women will want to make some alteration to make the pattern conform to her individual needs

To make the job easier and efficient, use medical roll paper and glue stick.  I prefer glue stick to tape as it can be ironed over.  Glue stick comes in permanent and restickable.  The restickable holds up just fine for our purposes and makes it much easier to amend alterations.

A Few Common Fit Problems