How to reduce the size of things
The main thing to suit sat. This golden rule is necessary to guide the choice of any thing. However, it also happens that little thing that you liked, a little too big, and similar, but smaller, the store is not available. Or the thing you loved last season, would fit for this, but, alas - a little stretched and not sitting on the figure. Try to reduce the size of the product, but that then, in case of failure, would not have to look for wizards to fix the irreparable.
Instruction how to reduce the size of things
If you purchased the clothes of wool or silk, then competently carried out the washing procedure will help you to reduce its size. Note that even in the modern washing machine washable wool and silk things so that they "sat down" risky, so it is best to do it manually.
Soak clothes in hot water (60-70 ° C) by no more than 10 minutes. Do not use alkaline cleaning agent for soaking as alkali may destroy the natural fiber fabric. After soaking, wash the item and press, but not to the end. Rinse it in ice water (this can be put into a bowl to rinse a few ice cubes) and again press, but without too much effort.
Spread on a table or on the floor drawing paper, put it on a towel so that it absorbed the remaining water. Put on top of laundered clothes inside out. In no case do not spread out drawing paper in the vicinity of central heating pipes, as under the influence of hot air can deform the fabric. Do not hang up and to wash things out of wool and silk on the clothesline or "coat hanger", as almost certainly a thing, reducing the size of the waist area, stretches and deforms elsewhere.
If you decide to reduce the size of clothes with scissors or a needle and thread, see better in the studio, because only a professional will be able to take in, or cut thing so that it was quickly, and did not spoil the style. If you do decide to take in their own clothes, practice first on unnecessary things before you start working with a new (or favorite).
Kill the pins is the place that has the least noticeable from the outside and which can be closed. Take the white thread and a thin needle and sew it on the first place "living thread." Evaluate the result. If things are pockets, look, if it is not too close to each other, not whether the fabric wrinkles, if darts were deformed. If all goes well, sit down at a typewriter and carefully sew on a marking thread is already suitable to match.
Special attention is required remodeling stuff, if you want to cut or incision of the tissue to then sew a hem or a place. There is not enough pins. You will need your size and pattern. Therefore, in this case it is better to carry the thing in the shop, as in the process of reducing the size you will need to first rip the product, and then sew it again follow a pattern that no training and lack of modeling skills is impossible.