12 Best Fitting Sewing Patterns

Updated on: August 2021

Best Fitting Sewing Patterns in 2021


The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting

The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021

Pattern Fitting With Confidence

Pattern Fitting With Confidence
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021
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First Time Garment Fitting: The Absolute Beginner's Guide - Learn by Doing * Step-by-Step Basics + 8 Projects

First Time Garment Fitting: The Absolute Beginner's Guide - Learn by Doing * Step-by-Step Basics + 8 Projects
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021

The Palmer Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting: Sew Great Clothes for Every Body. Fit Any Fashion Pattern (Sewing for Real People series)

The Palmer Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting: Sew Great Clothes for Every Body. Fit Any Fashion Pattern (Sewing for Real People series)
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021

Nancy Zieman's Confident Sewing Collection: Sew, Serge and Fit With Confidence

Nancy Zieman's Confident Sewing Collection: Sew, Serge and Fit With Confidence
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021

Fitting and Pattern Alteration: A Multi-Method Approach to the Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and Alteration

Fitting and Pattern Alteration: A Multi-Method Approach to the Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and Alteration
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021

Kenneth D. King's Smart Fitting Solutions: Foolproof Techniques to Fit Any Figure

Kenneth D. King's Smart Fitting Solutions: Foolproof Techniques to Fit Any Figure
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021
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Designing Clothes with the Flat Pattern Method: Customize Fitting Shells to Create Garments in Any Style

Designing Clothes with the Flat Pattern Method: Customize Fitting Shells to Create Garments in Any Style
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021

Fitting and Pattern Alteration: Bundle Book + Studio Access Card

Fitting and Pattern Alteration: Bundle Book + Studio Access Card
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021

Understanding and Adjusting Sewing Patterns: To Make Clothes That Fit and Flatter

Understanding and Adjusting Sewing Patterns: To Make Clothes That Fit and Flatter
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021

How Patterns Work: The Fundamental Principles of Pattern Making and Sewing in Fashion Design

How Patterns Work: The Fundamental Principles of Pattern Making and Sewing in Fashion Design
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2021

Sewing Shirts with a Perfect Fit: The Ultimate Guide to Fit, Style, and Construction from Collared and Cuffed to Blouses and Tunics

Sewing Shirts with a Perfect Fit: The Ultimate Guide to Fit, Style, and Construction from Collared and Cuffed to Blouses and Tunics
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2021

How to Make a Coupon Cart Caddy from a Free Sewing Pattern

With the popularity of the show "Extreme Couponing," this cart caddy would be handy to hang on the cart while shopping.

Tips for materials for making the cart coupon caddy.

If you have old slightly warn pieces of clothing, you can use those as the fabric for the cart caddy. This will save you money buying new material for this sewing project. You can use a different fabric to make your own bias tape rather than buying it at the store.

For the interface of the coupon caddy, you can use a heavier fabric from jeans or other pieces. This will help keep the caddy in shape during washing and usage.

Tips for a pattern for the coupon cart caddy.

If you do not feel comfortable making your own pattern like Becca, you can use a child or child apron pattern. You will need to use an apron pattern that has over the shoulder straps and a waist section with pockets. These can be found online for free.

Another way to make this coupon caddy is using toddler or small childrens jeans with pockets in the back. The no sew apron using a pair of jeans on the Klea's blog can give you an idea on how to use the back section of a pair of pants with pockets. I would suggest using heavy duty snaps to create the straps for hanging this caddy on the cart. Those can be sewn on by hand.

Tips for using the coupon cart caddy.

If you shop several stores and separate your coupons accordingly, you could make one for each store so you do not have to swap out your coupons or other items.

Using the jean apron pattern in the tips for a pattern, you can leave the belt loops on the waist band, you can use it for hanging items like a key ring style calculator, your store loyalty card with a hole punched in one corner with a clip or other items that you need while shopping.

Cart Caddy: Tutorial

Becca shows you how to make your own cart caddy pattern. She also shows how to sew the pieces of the cart caddy together with text instructions and photos.

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