#Trenchsewalong part 1: Pattern & Fitting

#Trenchsewalong part 1: Pattern & Fitting

Let’s sew a trench coat! A trench coat is so versatile – depending on fabric choice, you can wear it for all occasions and in pretty much all kinds of weather (all though I would line it if I were to wear it in the snow).   This trench (from Sewing Life Magazine...
FITTING: Princess seams

FITTING: Princess seams

Fitting and shaping a princess seam Princess seams are wonderful! They look nice! Moreover, a garment with princess seams (such as the Trench Coat in Sewing Life Magazine 1) is easier to fit because you can adjust the shaping in the seams. Even if you don’t have that...
Swayback alteration: Get rid of the folds on the back

Swayback alteration: Get rid of the folds on the back

Fitting a swayback: How to get rid of the folds on the back of your dress Try standing with your side to a mirror. Or have a friend take a picture of you from the side. Is your back straight? Completely straight? Or do you have curves, making you almost the shape of...