Sewing patterns are a great thing to have in your sewing toolkit. They allow you to make clothing that fits perfectly, and they can also be a good way to save money on sewing supplies by having everything pre-cut and ready to go. However, there’s an important reason why all tailors and seamstresses should have their own patterns: it gives you complete control over every aspect of your garment. In this blog post we’ll show you exactly how this works!

Control your own sizing

Having your own sewing patterns means you can make a pattern that fits perfectly. Most patterns are not standardized; they come in one or two sizes, based on the most common measurements of the target demographic. However, these sizes do not fit everyone, which is why it’s so important to create your own sewing pattern yourself. You can adjust the proportions and add seam allowances as needed to suit your needs.

Make all sizes of the same pattern

Having your own sewing patterns allows you to make all sizes of the same garment. All you need to do is change the measurements, and voila! You have an entire family of garments. If you want a smaller or larger size, simply add or subtract ease (the amount of extra fabric that’s added to a pattern so that it can be worn comfortably).

You may also want to include seam allowances in your pattern, depending on what kind of garment you’re making. For example, if you’re creating a blouse pattern or skirt sewing patterns with side seams as part of the design elements, include seam allowances. This way, when people sewed it up, they would know exactly where their stitches should go.

Change the proportions to suit your needs

You can also change the proportions to suit your needs. This can be done in a number of ways, including making the pattern shorter or longer, wider or narrower, and smaller or larger. For example: If you have a pattern that is too long for you then you can shorten it by using the length line on your ruler as a guide for your scissors and snip off some excess fabric from each end until it fits nicely. If you want to make something wider then measure what size would be best and mark it out with chalk so you know where everything should go!

Alternatively, if something is already quite wide but not long enough (like trousers) then simply fold over some extra material at each end until they are as wide as required – again this could be done by marking them out before cutting them off so there will be no mistakes made during construction!

Creating sewing patterns are a good skill for sewists to have. You’re not just learning to make clothing; you’re also learning how to draft your own pattern and control the sizing. If you want something that fits well, sewing patterns are a great way to learn how to do that.

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