If you have a knit top that is too long, rather than take the hem up, why not ruche the sides rather than take up the hem. You can also use this method to shorten sleeves too. It’s really simple and you don’t need to know how to sew to do it. Watch this short […]
Here is a short video I’ve made about the length of sleeves on jackets. It’s one of the most common fit issues I see with clothes and in people’s wardrobes, yet can have a huge impact on your appearance. Watch this short video.
One of my readers commented on a post about common issues with fit:I’ve had problems with certain tops bunching in the back, too. What’s up with that? Most bunching comes from your body shape being not related to the shape that the garment was cut for. Too much fabric in an area that doesn’t have the: […]
All whites are not the same, and different whites suit different colouring. white by imogenl featuring short tops We can go from a very bright white which is cool and quite stark and only suits those with very cool colouring, via a soft white, through ivory to cream, which is very warm and suits those […]
There are lots of problems with the fit of commercially made garments, these are things that if you’re making the garment you can alter out of the pattern. But before you buy, make sure these are not problems built into the garment for you. Common Fit Issues by imogenl featuring rayon pants Some other problems […]