Making Clothes Fit

The way clothes fit obviously depends on their style and construction, but the principles described here apply in most cases. DARTS AND SEAMS You can take in all garments by increasing the amount of fabric taken at the seams or other shaping areas such as darts, tucks, pleats or gathers. To let out garments reduce … Read more

Knitting Your Own Clothes

Despite the innovations of home knitting machines and the availability of inexpensive ready-made knitwear, hand knitting is a popular pastime as well as being a money-saver. Unusual and beautiful yarns are made especially for hand knitting and new designs and instructions are continually produced to meet increasing popular demand. The most popular items to knit … Read more