Fit For Real People Basics – DVD Video


Fit for Real People Basics DVD

featuring Marta Alto

Learn to make any pattern fit YOUR body through tissue-fitting and then fabric fitting. This DVD covers the common alterations you’ll need. 1 HOUR 30 MINUTES

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SKU: 978-0-935278-67-5 Category:


Learn the basics of choosing the right size, tissue-fitting, altering, and fabric-fitting in this interactive DVD. Marta Alto fits a model who needs the most common alterations for the bust, back, shoulders, and sleeves. She demonstrates the same alterations on three styles of tops — a fitted shirt; a loose fitting jacket, and a fitted princess jacket with a straight skirt. Palmer/Pletsch has been influencing pattern company fit products for over 25 years and are considered the "Fit Authorities" by The McCall Pattern Co.

You'll learn how to:
-Buy the right size pattern with the right amount of ease.
-Prepare a pattern for tissue-fitting.
-Fit a darted, fitted shirt.
-Alter for broad back, full bust, forward shoulder, and fitted sleeve.
-Alter a loose jacket. Adding a dart for a full bust.
-Alter a fitted princess jacket for full bust.
-Alter a straight skirt
-Round and high round back alterations

ISBN 9780935278675

Additional information

Weight 0.3 lbs
Dimensions 7 x 5 x 0.25 in


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