Pattern fitting methods

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Registered: 09-10-2008
Pattern fitting methods
Wed, 07-01-2009 - 10:11am

Now that I'm getting back into garment sewing, I'm faced with the old problem of enlarging some areas. I collected books over the years that mostly show redrafting areas on tissue paper. I seem to remember a method of slashing and spreading, but can't remember who did this. Any ideas for resources? How do you do it?


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Wed, 07-01-2009 - 5:49pm

This might be helpful, if not exactly what you are looking for... we have a thread on altering patterns:

I'm sure the seamstresses here will have more help for you!

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