Why do some people draft their own blocks or patterns, and how do you know when it’s best to do this instead of altering commercial patterns? This case study explains why my student took the DIY route.
Should you alter existing patterns or draft your own blocks? Both options are an investment, but the split between time & money varies. Here’s how to choose.
A helpful little list for knitters, sewists and clothes makers to work through in the quest for beautifully fitted wardrobe items.
Some quick tips on diagnosing alterations, and five helpful books for fitting and altering sewing patterns. A must for clothes makers!