LiEr from ikat bag continues the alterations series on her blog with a post all about reshaping the waist and hip area of a garment. She includes an explanation about when to use darts or when to use side seams to take in a garment, as well as a tutorial showing how she took in a pair of her daughter’s sweatpants that were too big. Get the tutorial.
[photo from ikat bag]
- Tutorial: Pattern drafting with darts and princess seams
- Tutorial: Converting darts to princess seams
- Read all about it: New blog series on making pockets
- Video tutorial: How to mark and sew darts
- Tutorial: Sewing darts