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How to Lengthen and Shorten a Sewing Pattern

Learn an essential fitting technique.

Tutorials & Techniques

How to Lengthen and Shorten a Sewing Pattern

Learn an essential fitting technique.

Posted in: Tutorials & Techniques • December 10, 2020








In this video, Haley shows you how to lengthen and shorten pattern pieces. This fundamental fitting technique can help you achieve a better fit and can be used anywhere on a pattern that doesn't interrupt any major design features, like darts.








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