You will need
  • - sewing machine;
  • - a seam Ripper;
  • - iron
  • - thread, needles and other sewing supplies;
  • - the product requiring rework.
First, the importance of the appearance of the product that you have to change, and its degree of wear. Turn it inside out and inspect the condition of the allowances. Compare the colour against the face of the product. If the color is significantly different, then to place the product on the side seams does not work. Even podposite side seam of the product in an inconspicuous place such as on the hem bottom. Some fabrics are very sensitive to the sewing needles that leave a mark on them holes. This product is also, unfortunately, it is impossible to increase in size. Also note the size of the lateral recess. If you have the opportunity to arrange them, reducing the allowances to about 7-8 mm (depends on the type of tissue, sometimes acceptable and 5 mm), then increase the size of the garment will be easy. When the status and value of the side seams of the product satisfy the above described conditions, feel free to start the alteration.
First, consider how to increase the size of the skirt. The skirt with set-in belt inspect the condition of the belt. If it is sewn with a button closure at the overlap, you can easily determine how far you can alter the button closer to the edge of the belt. Remove the measurements of waist and hips. Measure the volume of the skirt. The difference in volume divided by 4. On this value you have to lay a new seam down the seam allowance from the old. If the skirt will remain acceptable for the size of the seam, you can start ripping. Take advantage of this special seam Ripper, it is very easy to use and will help you to keep the fabric from tearing. Now you need to iron seams using iron with steam generator, so as not to leave traces of the old seams. Fold the skirt on the old seams and lay the chalk the location of the new stitches with the increase in size. For convenience, sweeps them straight wide stitch, and then sew on a typewriter. Again Ratatouille side seams. Tuck in the skirt, it is better to leave unchanged. With a belt I bet a button or hooks, podposite him on the longitudinal seam, forming an overlap. Now baste to the skirt subject to the spaced side seams. When primitivnyi skirt lightly proposait. Now pristrochite waistband to the skirt. In the same way you can increase the size of the pants.
On the blouse or jumper with side Darts you can reduce the solution of these Darts, starting to scribble from the top of the tuck, decreasing gradually the size of her waist and hips. In the same way increasing the size of the product raised seams on the shelves. Bust Darts to adjust undesirable. If you want to place a blouse and side seams, then you have to increase the size of the openings through the side seam of the sleeve. All seams after ripping should be carefully ironed, and only then begin to assemble the products according to the new seams.