The Forget-me-not Patterns Blog

  • Fitting tips: Fix a tilting side seam

    Help, my side seam is tilting!

    Today's tip is about fit. Does this look familiar? I deliberately set this mannequin up with the skirt fitting badly to illustrate a common problem - a tilting skirt.  So, let’s say your fit looks like this poor mannequin. What’s happening, and how do we fix it? 

  • How to grade between sizes

    Today we'll be going over a very simple pattern alteration. It is totally normal to span a few different columns on the measurement chart. Everyone's body is unique! 

    In the following example, we’ll go over changing the waistline.

    Clementine is designed to follow the contours of the body, so let's play to its strengths and get a really great fit!

  • How to make a Full Bust Adjustment on a princess seam

    Today you will learn how to adjust the bust on the Clementine knit dress and top. This tutorial can also be used for other princess-seamed garments too!