When cutting your
fabric you should use long, even scissors strokes that don't quite close the
A mixture of white vinegar diluted
in water can test to see if a fabric crease is removable.
A nap of a fabric
is created when a fabric's surface fibers are brushed after it is weaved.
When making a trial garment most
people think you should buy a cheap poor quality fabric because you aren't going
to wear it any way...Not So True! Most poor quality fabric tends to stretch and
gives an inaccurate fit.
You should adjust
a pattern length or shortness FIRST before you adjust bust, hip, or waist.
Vests can shorten a figure.
Dark colors have a
tendency to hide figure imperfections.
Shiny fabric will seem to add
pounds and inches to a figure.