Tag Archives: French curve

Quicker Fix for Coachellas

It’s snowing (a LOT) here in Massachusetts but in warmer areas people are anticipating spring, which means sewing shorts, yay!  Last summer I posted about how to correct the “crotch bunching” in the adorable Coachella shorts, by extending the crotch curves … Continue reading

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Revised Pattern: VFT “Matilda”

Previously I blogged about Alpha-testing of sewing patterns, using the Violette Fields Threads “Matilda” pattern as an example.  I’m genuinely happy to  update that information today. Matilda  has been revised!  The raglan armscye has been trued at the neckline (original … Continue reading

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How to Fix Mirrored Front/Back Rises

Are people shaped the same in the front and back?  No, never.  ….…… Our bums are generally  larger than our bellies (with the exception of maternity-wear), plus additional length is required in the back rise because we move our legs forward … Continue reading

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