FITTING: Rounded Shoulders – Forward Head

FITTING: Rounded Shoulders – Forward Head

This post is an excerpt from a fitting article in Sewing Life Magazine 3. What to do When the Neckline Feels Too High Do you know the feeling when you put on a top, and it feels too tight on the front of your neck? It’s very uncomfortable and feels almost suffocating....
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...