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The three stages to get right in sewing clothes that fit

In this video, veteran dressmaker Evelyn Wood, tackles the pain of badly-fitting home efforts at sewing garments. A pain made particularly keen when considering that some turn to sewing out of frustration with ill-fitting store-bought clothes, or else by the desire to live more sustainably while avoiding fast fashion.

Thankfully, as Evelyn explains, there are three stages to getting it right when sewing our own clothes, and here we get her expert guidance on what to do at each key point in the process.

View the original video here.

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