Beginner | 16 min 48 sec
Got a long, tall kid or a more petite one you sew for? If the little ones in your life don’t measure exactly to pre-determined specifications on a pattern, it can be hard to figure out how to add or remove length while maintaining a garment’s proportions. Liesl will explain how to lengthen or shorten patterns for different types of garments.
Learn how to:
- Lengthening a skirt, dress or pants pattern
- Shortening a skirt, dress or pants pattern
- Knowing where to adjust pattern
- An easy-to-follow lesson on how to lengthen and shorten patterns.
- HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
- Itemized supply list
- Step-by-step instruction by expert sewer Liesl Gibson
- The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
Here’s what you’ll need:Tools:
- measuring tape
- pattern you want to adjust
- tracing paper or other paper if lengthening
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