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Selecting fitting for your sewing pattern


Selecting fitting for your sewing pattern ease is an important step in achieving the perfect fit.

Ease refers to the additional space or room built into a garment beyond your actual body measurements. It allows for comfortable movement, ease of wearing, and ensures that the garment doesn't cling tightly to the body. The amount of ease can vary depending on the desired style and fabric properties.

When it comes to selecting the ease for your sewing pattern, the second step involves choosing the desired level of fitting. Currently, there are four options available: Semi-fitted, Fitted, Oversize, and Bodycon (recommended for fabrics with a small amount of stretch or those containing elastane).

Here is an overview of the ease based on the selected option:

Ease around bust9 cm6 cm14 cm3 cm
Ease around waist9 cm7 cm12 cm3.6 cm
Ease around full hips7 cm5 cm10 cm2 cm
Ease around biceps area6 cm6 cm8 cm5 cm

Please note that these values represent the technical ease used for drafting the original sloper, and the actual ease may vary depending on factors such as the slope of the back seam, side seams, and the chosen silhouette of the dress and sleeves.

We always recommend obtaining a free preview of the pattern to assess the size of the pattern blocks and the style lines before proceeding with a paid order.

In addition to the predefined ease options mentioned earlier, we offer a fantastic feature that allows you to set user-defined ease for specific areas of the garment.

This option is conveniently available on our order form under the size info, and gives you the freedom to customize the fit according to your preferences. By choosing this option, you have full control over how the garment drapes and hugs your body, ensuring a truly personalized and comfortable fit.

It's an excellent choice for those who value precision and want to tailor the garment to their unique measurements. Explore this wonderful opportunity to create a garment that perfectly complements your individual style and body shape.

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