I know I am not the only person that HATES shopping for clothes most of the time. It is almost impossible to find clothes that fit quite right. If you have ever shopped until you dropped and still didn’t find a piece that fit just right, you know what I am talking about. You are special though! You are a sewist! This means you know how to make your own clothes. With this in mind, we have a very special Sewing Tips and Tricks Tuesday in store! This Tuesday we are going to show you the easiest and fastest way to ensure that your clothes fit! The best way to find clothes that fit you perfectly is to use the clothes you already have as a guide to make a pattern. That’s right! You can make a sewing pattern that will save the day. Check out these quick tips on how to make your own pattern. Plus, if you want even more, you can check out our full tutorial How to Make Your Own Clothes: How to Make a Pattern from Remona from the the Stitching Scientist over at AllFreeSewing!
Make It Fit with a Homemade Pattern
All you need to make your own pattern is some paper, a piece that fits, craft paper, and a marker!
Trace the separate pieces of the clothing piece onto the craft paper, cut it out, and you are on your way to a brand new piece of clothing. Just like this!
Need more specific instructions? Check out How to Make Your Own Clothes: How to Make a Pattern.
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