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Ahead of the Curve, Kim Learns Some New Skills

Ahead of the Curve, Kim Learns Some New Skills
Something I’ve heard a lot as a sewist is “This is why we sew!” The phrase is usually in response to some gripe about the way clothing fits our bodies, and how it can be so impossible to find clothing that fits the way you want it to. And it’s true! Sewing offers us the chance to do things the way we want them done, to take control of our wardrobes, and have great fitting garments. But as a tall, large chested, plus sized woman, even sewing can be a battle ground. Patterns just aren’t drafted for my height, and only recently have they really begun to be drafted for my size. And many times I’d go to make something in “my size” and still be frustrated with the way it fit, only to fall into an unproductive google spiral of trying to find how to fix the issues. So suffice to say, I was so excited when I saw Cashmerette was making a book on fitting for curvy bodies! 

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