‘Letting out’ a dress means that you are going to make it bigger by using fabric from the seam. It is called ‘letting out’ because you are ‘letting’ the fabric ‘out’ of the seam. Seams are the leftover fabric on the other side of the stitching that holds a garment together. Follow these simple instructions to adjust a dress that fits too tightly.
You Will Need:
- A dress that is too tight.
- Scissors [recommended scissors]
- Seam Ripper
- Measuring tape
- Sewing Kit or Sewing Machine
- Iron and Ironing Board
Once you materials are all together, let’s get started.