When fitting a sewing pattern, we're accustomed to checking the standard measurements such as bust, waist and hip. What do these have in common? They are all measurements of circumference. But there's another dimension that is critical to getting a good fit: the vertical dimension.
The best thing about making your own clothes? You can design or alter any garment to suit your exact body measurements. Get a comfortable, flattering fit with these crochet patterns, all available in larger sizes and with plenty of tips for getting the right fit.
Have you ever sewn a skirt that seems to either slowly slide down your waist or gradually ride up? Getting the right fit is key for skirt patterns, and that means considering both waist and hip measurements.