Regarding the resolved thread http://wordpress.org/support/topic/how-to-increase-gutter-widths?replies=3
I am seeking a solution to the part of this thread that wasn't really resolved.
I also want to add some space between the sidebar and main content area. I tried adding
margin-left: 24px; margin-left: 1.5rem;
to .widget-area .widget and also tried creating a standalone .widget-area, but in both cases the form currently in the sidebar gets chopped off on the right. Is there a solution that isn't going to involve customizing every widget I place in the sidebar? I haven't modified a grid before and don't want to start unless I know it's the right thing to do.
The site I am working on is