Tracing Sewing Patterns

    When you buy a sewing pattern it usually comes with a few sizes all printed on top of each other. Once you find your size you would cut it out straight from the pattern sheet but what if you tend to go up and down in sizes or have a gorgeous children’s pattern that you would love to make for your child as they grow? You may have found a gorgeous vintage sewing pattern and want to keep it intact or are even wanting to use a sewing pattern out of a book – whatever the reason, tracing the…

Tracing a pattern

The bonus of buying a shop bought pattern is that it comes in a few sizes  – so – if you think this is something that you can make a few times in different sizes (for example a little girls dress that you can remake as she grows  bigger and bigger) then I suggest tracing the pattern in the size you want instead of cutting it out on the original paper. This way you will have the original pattern that you can retrace in the sizes as you need them. For the purpose of this example I am using a…