DIY: Make your own pattern = Patterns aren't cheap. Thankfully, you can make your own patterns using your own clothing that you know to fit well. Use brown paper sacks or a roll of scotch wrapping paper as your pattern paper.
Learn how to read a sewing pattern with these easy steps. Each part is broken down into simple terms. Don't waste your time, your fabric or your patience by making a mistake with your pattern before you even start. They can be confusing when you start ou