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The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Altering a Neckline on a Pattern

Altering a Neckline on a Pattern

Altering a Neckline on a Pattern Gaping Neckline Cut along a straight line from the neckline to the waist dart point and then through the center of the waist dart. Rotate to shorten the length of the neckline. The waist dart then widens. Re-draw seam-lines.   Large Neck Lower the neckline, removing it from the […]

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The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Creating a Cowl Neck

Creating a Cowl Neck

Cowl Neck To adjust the basic bodice pattern to create a cowl neck: 1. Transfer the bust dart to the side seam by cutting to the bust point and closing up the original bust dart. 2. Take approximately 1 inch from the shoulder point at the neckline and draw a straight line to create a […]

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The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Altering Skirt Patterns

Altering Skirt Patterns

Bulging Thigh or Hips Cut up to the hipline from the hemline. Keep parallel to the side seam. Move this piece out the desired amount and then re-draw the side seam.   Flat Derriere To alter the pattern to fit snugly around the back, cut directly down the back dart to the hemline and then […]

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The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Altering a Bodice Pattern - Bust

Altering a Bodice PatternBust

  Altering a Bodice PatternBust Full Bust Cut through the center of the front darts and then across the bust-line. Spread the required amount avoiding overlapping at the shoulder seam. Re-draw the seam-lines and darts with the points central to the divides.         High Bust Cut along the bust-line to […]

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The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Altering Arms on a Pattern

Altering Arms on a Pattern

  Altering Arms on a Pattern Large Arm Cut along the center line and open up the piece the required amount. Add half the amount of the opening to the front and back side seam.   Large Upper Arm Using a tape measure on its side, measure the length of the top sleeve length. Cut […]

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