Learn to Fit with Melissa Watson
In her three-part Learn to Fit video series Melissa Watson, McCall's designer and certified sewing instructor, uses the Palmer/Pletsch Tissue Fit method to show you how to successfully achieve a perfect fit with all of your sewing projects and patterns.
The Fabric Mart Fit-Along WEEK ONE!
In this episode Melissa and Julie will go over the history of the Palmer/Pletsch Tissue Fitting Method, the supplies you will need, and how to measure and choose right size for your body. Julie will give a rundown of knit fabrics, including the best type of knit for this design. Melissa will show you how to prepare your pattern for successful tissue fitting. You will even see some old pictures of Pati tissue fitting in the 70's! Get your kit and follow along!! http://www.fabricmartfabrics.com/Fit-Along.html
The Fabric Mart Fit-Along WEEK TWO!
In this episode Melissa and Julie will fit the bodice of the dress on Julie. You will see how to spot and do alterations for a high round back, narrow shoulders, FBA, and waist length. Get your kit and follow along!! http://www.fabricmartfabrics.com/Fit-Along.html
The Fabric Mart Fit-Along WEEK THREE!
In this episode Melissa and Julie will fit the sleeves and the skirt on Julie. You will see how to spot and do alterations for widening a sleeve and adding width to the skirt at the waist and hips. Get your kit and follow along!! http://www.fabricmartfabrics.com/Fit-Along.html
Download your free body map sheet and tissue fitting order here:
Fabric Mart Fit Along WEEK FOUR!
Finally! We are ready to do the fabric fitting and sew up the finished fitted dress! You will see tips on preparing the dress for the fabric pin fitting and what to look for when doing so!