Choosing the right pattern, and making it work for your unique proportions is really important, so I’ve listed 6 tips to help you find the right proportions with a sewing pattern and included a free worksheet to help you record your own measurements and how they relate to proportion.
Alterations you can do yourself! Learn these simple tricks that will save you many, many stops to your local tailor. It doesn't matter if you are new to sewing! These tutorials have step-by-step pictures and instructions: http://www.ehow.com/how_12342962_sewing-101-basic-clothing-alterations-can-yourself.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage More