I’m a beginner sewer who is very petite. 5"3, Bust: 30, Waist: 23, Hip: 35.5. I’ve noticed many patterns on here aren’t specifically for petite women. Do you recommend that I alter my patterns? (if so, do you have any links or advice) Or should I use the pattern size that closest to my true size, sew, and then alter? (if so, do you have any links of advice for this)
Is one way better or easier than the other?
If you get the dress to fit properly (you’ll have to make a few toiles) you can just in…
For sewing knit fabric on a sewing machine you can use:
a stretch stitch (see your manu…
thank you for your comment.
The next day I went to sewing class. And it worked out f…
maybe you could look online =)
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