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? 

  • Tips for your twin needle

    Even if you only have a standard sewing machine, you can still achieve a lovely finish on your knits. Read on for my top twin-needle tips.