You will need
- - sewing machine;
- - scissors, thread, chalk, pins;
- - pattern.
Skirt. Perform the fitting. Stand up to the mirror and how the "extra" tailor's pins on the side seams. Decide whether the skirt in the belt or just in the hips. In the second version of the work less. On the wrong side of the skirt, focusing on the place of chips, flick a chalk line of the side seam. Prostrochite it on the sewing machine. Trim excess fabric, leaving a seam allowance of 0.5 cm to handle the edges. Tutuila detailed side seam from the inside. Then Unscrew it and try again. Everything is ready.If the model is large in the belt, proceed as follows. Uplift zone, then useite skirt described above. Now cut detail belt to the desired volume, let the seam will match up with the side seam on the cloth skirt. After that the belt iron and hand baste to the skirt. Try, the fabric is not bristled and not lying folds. Then prostrochite on a typewriter. The work has been completed.
Blouse or shirt. To get rid of extra inches on the fabric by using the following ways. The shirt can be stitched in the side seams and the seam in the back shelves of the backrest (if it is not full-cut) equal to the number of inches on each side.- You can increase the amount of Darts.- To put the sleeves, have them flogged, to deepen the armhole on the front and back parts of the shirt and then again to votati sleeve.- The length of the sleeves and shelves, you can tuck a couple of inches and defer.
Pants and jeans are sutured to the side and stepping seams, it all depends on the availability of decorative topstitching. And the volume of the belt is reduced similarly to the waist in the skirt.
If you dress great, namely, Darts is not in place, the case could be a lack of growth. Because the standard size is designed for the taller than 1.6 meters. In such situations, things take in the shoulder seams, and then redraw the sleeve and sewed it again.
With models of complex cut, which is great you more than 1-2 sizes, we should behave differently. Fully rasplyvetsya into its constituent parts, removed the basting. Then upadte cloth and place on the surface. You'll need the standard of your size. Apply the pattern to the parts, leave the seam and trim the excess. Be prepared that this will take a lot of time, because you are actually re-sew the thing.
Some things can be washed at high temperature, then there is a chance that the clothes will shrink. But this method is not suitable for all fabrics.
If you large knitted or crocheted item, take this advice. Wet the cloth, wrap in a towel to squeeze. Then lay the thing to dry on a flat surface. When you hang wet sweaters on a clothesline, it expands, and so will acquire the desired shape.
Advice 2: How to reduce clothes
So many women wants to lose weight. If you managed to pull that off, opening a cupboard, you will face a problem: things hang on you like on a hanger. To throw away your favorite dress or trousers sorry. Should try to reduce the size of the clothes.
You will need
- - the washing machine;
- powder that retains the color of the fabric.
You can go to the Studio, where changes in the size of your clothes will take an experienced master. He will take the necessary measurements and will reduce the thing on your figure. You have to spend some money, but you can be assured that the job will be done well, and your favorite blouse or jeans will not be irreversibly damaged. In addition, clothes made of certain fibers (lycra, acrylic or spandex) just cannot be reduced otherwise.
Reduce your favorite clothes are in the wash. Many Housewives are worried that things have not got, but now you will have it on hand. The easiest way to shrink cotton fabrics. You need to put the clothes in the machine and set the temperature to 60oC. Be sure to use the powder or the conditioner that restores the color of the fabric to hot wash thing not faded. After the cycle is complete, shirt or sundress will be your size.
If cotton thing new, there is an easier way to reduce it. Use a steam iron and carefully iron the clothes. The thing will sit.
Woolen clothes are also perfectly amenable to shrinkage. To reduce it, you better wash by hand in hot water and then rinse in cold. Throwing the sweater in the machine and putting the temperature to maximum, you risk getting a smaller size than you would like.
Many species of flax, especially without synthetic impurities, sit down in the wash. Put the thing in the machine and wash it in warm water. After that the size become smaller.
Similarly, should come with silk dresses, trousers and blouses. You need to wash them by hand and in warm water. But don't expect a Grand effect – reduced, but not by much.
Things made of polyester can be made smaller even when washed in cold water. Most importantly, after cleaning use machine drying. And then the clothes sit.
Advice 3: How to reduce the size of the pattern
Finished patterns you can sew many different models of clothes, but it often happens that the pattern that you have purchased or copied from a magazine, does not correspond to your size. What to do in such case, you can sew any thing? Any pattern can be customized according to the figure, reducing or increasing its size. This is not so difficult to do this, you should strictly follow the lines of the pattern, reducing it.
To adjust the pattern of the product, maintaining its proportionality and balance, customize the pattern on the main lines of fit. In the place where you want to save the pattern, make a neat fold on the paper and fixing it with pins.
The width of the folds should correspond to your measurement of the amount by which the pattern need to be shortened in the field.
To reduce the width of each part, divide by four the total value reduction. Thus, you will receive the amount by which it is necessary to reduce the front, back, left and right sides of the front and back.
Make a pattern by longitudinal folds and slay them with pins. Under reduced and pinned the pattern, place a piece of paper and copy the entire line to restore the line of stitches.
This way you can lay folds on the back and front bodice, reducing the width of the scarf in the shoulders, chest and waist. Shorten details the bodice along the line located between the waistline and the bust line. The height of the openings reduce by means of a strip of paper, glued at the bottom of the armhole.
Draw a new line the lower portion of the armhole. Also you can reduce the entire length of the width of the sleeves, the length, and to clarify lines of stitches. In the case when you want to fit the skirt pattern, you can reduce the length and width of the front and rear cloth skirts. All patterns have a small margin of distance to free fit products, so take this into account, reducing the pattern.
Advice 4: How to reduce the pants
You bought the pants. But here's the thing - after a while they stretched out and look on your figure is not so impressive, and maybe you lost weight? You don't want to exchange your purchase. The right size in the store left. How to reduce the pants in the home?
Take courage and armed with sewing supplies. First fight back zone. Turn the pants inside out and sew all the seams in the outline. After that, turn the pants back and try them. If you think that removed all the excess fabric, then start stitching the basting on the sewing machine. After completing this work, baste in place belt. You may have to reduce its length. For this, remove the belt and prostrochite at the transverse seams to the desired value. Baste the waistband into place. Put on your pants again and evaluate – how well you coped with the work. If your appearance is not satisfactory, pristrochite zone.Use this option only when working with a simple model, and if you want to remove just a couple inches.
You will have to suffer if your pants are decorated with pleats. If the size of the pants is quite different from yours, strut pants at the seams and prostrochite again, reducing the volume.
To reduce the length of the strut joints bending and flatten them with the iron. From the inside slide the chalk line marking the distance you want to shorten the pants. Fold the fabric along this line and make the outline. Try on the pants. If the length suits you, remove the basting, carefully cut the excess fabric, leaving not more than 3 to 4 cm, fold the pants along the line and prostrochite.
To decrease jeans use boiling. Prepare two containers. One pour cold water in another boiling water. In a container of boiling water do not add any washing powder. Many of them have a whitening effect. You may get after the procedure, the thing is much lighter than you bought. Place your jeans in the boiling water for 10 minutes and then put in cold water. If you reduced your denim pants, but not as much as desired, repeat the procedure again.
If the jeans you are not too great, do not rush to boil. Quite often they sit in the washing process. So just wash the jeans several times in the washing machine and evaluate the results.