• Complete Guide to Fitting

Complete Guide to Fitting

Learn all facets of pattern fitting and alteration to give you the background and guidance needed to needed to achieve a custom fit on any pattern from any company, including the following: Take just one measurement for tops and one for skirts to determine the right pattern size. Find out what to do if you are between sizes or a different size top and bottom. Make a "body map" with a close-fitting dress pattern to see how you differ from the "standard" on which sewing patterns are based. Learn from "real people" examples of a variety of bodies and their indivdual alterations. Use the book's new "wrinkle dictionary" to identify a needed pattern alteration . See how age can affect body shape, from preteen to octogenarian. Take note of the lastest sewing techniques for garmet details that affect fit. Learn basic skillls for designing or redesigning for a myraid of variations using the same pattern.