Tag Archives: Kathleen Fasanella

Pattern Grading: Hummingbird vs. Felicity

Grading is “a methodical and mathematical process that’a used to “grow” and “shrink” a style to fit a range of customer sizes….Grading is not morphing; it cannot change shape, but only makes an existing shape larger or smaller. (Kathleen Fasabella, … Continue reading

Posted in Pattern Reviews, Sewing Tips | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Sloper, Block, or Pattern?

What is the difference between a Sloper, a Block,  and a Pattern? You may have heard any of the following terms: “pattern sloper”, “sloper pattern”, “pattern block”,  “block pattern”, “sewing block” ,“sewing pattern block”….and wondered “What’s the difference?”    Wikipedia explains the difference … Continue reading

Posted in Sewing Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment