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Fit For Real PeopleSew great clothes using ANY pattern SECOND EDITION
by Pati Palmer, By Marta AltoAfter 25 years of hands-on teaching and fitting thousands of different women's bodies, Pati Palmer and Marta Alto have found a way to achieve perfect garment fit that really works. And now they've translated all their expertise into this book. The Alto and Palmer fitting system is easy and practical no matter what the pattern brand. It is measure-free and doesn't require drafting skills.
Knits for Real PeopleFitting and Sewing Fashion Knit Fabrics by Susan Neall and Pati Palmer Do you want fashionable, comfortable knit clothes? Sewing fashion knits is hot and it’s all new for the 21st century! Sue Neall, Pati Palmer, and Palmer/Pletsch instructors worldwide provide fitting and sewing how-tos for today’s modern knits, with hundreds of real people photos for illustration.
WINNER OF THE 2016 IBPA BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SILVER AWARD FOR CRAFT & HOBBY BOOKS
Pants for Real PeopleSecond Edition by Pati Palmer and Marta Alto Forget the fitting shell! Toss the tape measure—after taking just one measurement! Now, with just the hip measurement and the help of the new Palmer/Pletsch book, Pants for REAL People, by Pati Palmer and Marta Alto, women of all sizes, shapes, and ages can try on the tissue-paper pattern to see how to fit the pants they sew. Tissue-fitting, a technique devised and perfected by Palmer/Pletsch over three decades of hands-on teaching, has never before appeared in print for pants. 192 pages.
Jackets for Real PeopleUPDATED by Marta Alto, Susan Neall, and Pati Palmer Use this book and ALL of your sewing will improve. For a minimal investment and a little time, you can have a designer jacket. Using the latest interfacings sew it Armani-style and achieve a custom fit no matter what your figure.
Pants For Any Body by Pati Palmer and Susan Pletsch Yes, you can look GOOD in pants. Learn to make pants that FIT using the easy to follow step by step problem and solution illustrations in Pants for Any Body. Noted fashion sewing authorities Pati Palmer and Susan Pletsch have designed pant fit & fashion patterns for Vogue Patterns and now for The McCall Pattern Company. They have compiled years of pant fitting and sewing experience into this easy to follow book that guides you from choosing a fabric and flattering style all the way to the finishing details... as they apply to plain pants, trousers, cutlottes, jumpsuits, and jeans for the whole family.