Sep 23, 2022

FAQ's: Everything you wanted to know before getting started with Sure-Fi...

It's been absolutely great to be shooting video with Elsabe Hurn from Sure-Fit Designs South Africa.  And it was well past time to give a face lift to our FAQ's video.  I hope you enjoy this updated video with Elsabe and myself - Glenda The Good Stitch.

 Happy Fitting & Sewing

Glenda The Good Stitch

Jul 8, 2022

Introducing the Narrow Seam Buddy by Sure Fit Designs

If you sew with knits and want narrow seam allowances, you'll love our latest drawing and designing tool - the Narrow Seam Buddy from Sure-Fit Designs. Quickly add narrow seam allowances to all your knit patterns. This handy essential tool offers both 3/8" (1.0cm) & 1/2" (1.3cm) seam allowances. It's super easy to use and is great for all your narrow seam allowance projects.


Happy Sewing!

Glenda the Good Stitch


Apr 19, 2022

Skirt Front -Dividing the Dart in Half & Repositioning Center Front – Su...

If you need to divide your skirt front dart into 2 smaller darts, you'll want to understand the effect this creates to center front, and how to reposition the center front. It's super simple and easy to do.

As always...happy fitting!

Glenda the Good Stitch

Apr 4, 2022

Tip 9 Truing & Perfecting your Sewing Patterns: What I Didn't Know But ...

It's so important to true your sewing patterns before you cut your fabric.  We're likely all a little guilty of not doing this essential step prior to cutting and sewing.  And then we wonder why the pattern doesn't sew together properly.  It's definitely worthwhile watching this video.


Happy Fitting & Sewing

Glenda the Good Stitch! 

Tip 8 Avoid those Seam Allowance Peaks! - What I Didn't Know But Wish I ...

Mar 21, 2022

Tip 7 What's the best order for Shoulder Adjustments?: What I Didn't K...

Everyone asks what is the proper order of adjustments when working on a bodice pattern. Watch this short video as it will describe the sequence and why you do them this way. #surefitdesigns #glendathegoodstitch #sewathome #shoulderadjustments

 Happy Sewing!

Glenda the Good Stitch

Mar 13, 2022

The Sure-Fit Designs Learning Center - new 'home' announcement

The Sure-Fit Designs Learning Center, which so many of you know, love and use regularly, now has been updated and lives in a new home.  Many customers say our Learning Center is their 'go-to wikipedia' when searching for information and answers.  You'll now find the Learning Center is housed within the main USA website -  Just go to the upper level navigation and look for the 3rd major item - the SFD Learning Center.  The drop down will give you direct links to the Video Library and the Article Library.  All your favorite videos are still here.  In addition, we added all the new YouTube videos produced recently.  Make sure you watch this short video showing you were to find your favorite references. 

Your old bookmarks will need to be deleted as the underlying software platform has changed.  But don't worry, your favorite videos and information is still there.


Happy Fitting and Sewing

Glenda the Good Stitch!

Feb 28, 2022

Tip 5 How Easy it is to Align Waist & Hip Darts - What I Didn't Know But...

Tip #5 What I Didn't Know...But Wish I Had!

You'll see the easy process for aligning the waist-fitting darts on the bodice with the hip-fitting darts on the skirt.  Use your Line Drafter for easy placement of the dart's center line.  Watch to see how...


Happy Pattern Drafting,

Glenda the Good Stitch

Sure-Fit Designs

Feb 21, 2022

Tip 4 Choosing the Correct Bust Dart Size - What I Didn't Know But Wish ...

Some are challenged when deciding what bra cup size and dart shape to use in their Sure-Fit Designs Dress Kit bodice.  This video will help to eliminate that frustration.  See how:


Glenda the Good Stitch

Happy Fitting....

Feb 14, 2022

Tip 3 Large Arm? Begin with Sleeve Pattern - What I Didn't Know But Wish...

Those of you with a known large upper arm - this is a 'must-watch' video. You'll hear a helpful tip when working with your Sure-Fit Designs Dress Bodice pattern.

Happy Fitting and Sewing,
Glenda the Good Stitch
Sure-Fit Designs