Every body is its own unique shape and size. The beauty of sewing is that you don’t have to conform to standard sizing and fit models. If you find yourself in a fitting bind when creating your garments, following patterns, and finding the perfect fit for your body right off the rack then there’s great news for you- you’re not alone and this post was made with you in mind. Here’s an ultimate guide for alterations: targeting common problems, what they look like, and how to correct them. Grab your sewing supplies, measuring tools, and pattern paper so that we can get started!