After years of traveling and fitting every shape and size of body possible, I have come to a the conclusion that almost every sewer, no matter how long we have sewn or our skill level, fails to do three essential things when preparing a pattern.
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She is now teaching 8 classes (click for more info):The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit FabricsSewing Luxury Fabrics: PillowsUnderneath It All: Guide to Interfacings, Linings & FacingsSewing Fashion KnitsSewing with Silks: Sewing the Liberty ShirtMastering Miters Sewing Notions WorkshopNEW! Fitting Solo: From Measurement to MuslinClasses
Fitting Solo: From Measurement to MuslinFind your fit without a partner! Learn how to take your own measurements, make basic pattern adjustments and create fitting muslins for personalized garments.
Discover how to measure yourself on your own with expert sewing instructor Linda Lee's easy-to-follow techniques. Start by finding the correct pattern size for your body and taking accurate measurements. Then, make basic pattern adjustments and evaluate fit using muslins. From there, you'll lengthen, shorten, narrow or widen a top pattern while keeping the seams correctly aligned. Once your adjustments are made, you'll create a fitting muslin, mark alterations and apply them to your pattern. Stretch your skills as you fit a pair of pants by changing width, knee placement, and both stride and total length. Ensure your pants will be comfortable and flattering by making adjustments to your muslin and pattern. Plus, see how to apply the same fitting process to a skirt pattern. For essential finishing touches, learn a waistband alteration trick and make final adjustments for your specific shape.Use this link to receive 50% off this course: http://www.craftsy.com/ext/LindaLee_5359_H
Sewing Notions Workshop