Guide to use Elastic

Elastic can be used for many projects and garments. It is perfect for keeping clothes in place. There are many varieties of elastic that each has their own unique purpose. Our guide will help you learn about the different types of and ways to use elastic. Uses for Elastic: Elastic can be used for manyRead More

Measuring Tips for a Bodice

As we grow (whether we want to or not) and our taste in clothing matures, we must find a way to alter patterns and garments for a better fit. There are a few simple rules we recommend following when altering the bodice-front of a garment for a better fit. Use a formula called the “length-before-width”Read More

School Uniform Measurements

School may just be getting out, but many parents are already wondering how many more uses they can get out of their children’s old school uniforms. There are certain measurements needed for school uniforms that may be different depending on a school’s specific uniform guidelines. Be aware of your child’s guidelines before you take measurements.Read More

Fitting Sleeves

Many tailors will agree, fitting the bodice of a garment comes easy, but the sleeves can often be overlooked. Alterations will vary depending on the sleeve type. In this article, we will discuss the 4 basic sleeve types, and give you some tips for tailoring sleeves. Basic Sleeve Types: 1. SET-IN Sleeve – These sleeves have aRead More