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Pattern Fitting Workshop



This 3-day workshop will address basic upper body pattern adjustments based on your body type.  We will cover common alterations, including lengthening/shortening, bust adjustments, rounded upper back, shoulder width, sleeve girth, and waist and hip allowances.  Choose between the Cashmerette Vernon shirt pattern or the Liesl and Co. Camp Shirt pattern, based on your body type and measurements.  Both patterns have built-in bust cup size options.  Plan to spend the first day, and maybe part of the second day, taking accurate body measurements, making pattern adjustments and sewing a muslin sample garment.  Wear proper undergarments and a close fitting t-shirt or tank top, and leggings or tights for accurate measurements.  You may change into comfy clothes once the measurements are taken.

Skill Level:
intermediate
Requirements:
Required Supplies - all are available at Stitchin' Post Fitting Guide Book (Palmer/Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting and Cashmerette Ahead of the Curve are good ones); Accurate tape measure (Self Measuring Tape recommended); French Curve ruler (eg. Dritz Styling Design Ruler); Flexible straight ruler (eg. Dritz See-Thru Ruler); Pattern Ease or Red Dot Tracer; Clear tape and tissue paper; Fabric to sew a ?muslin? (Imperial Broadcloth in a light color is a good choice); Cashmerette Vernon or Liesl & Co. Camp Shirt pattern; Colored pencils for marking pattern adjustments Sewing machine in good working order; Basic sewing supplies (marking tools, pins, sharp sewing scissors, etc); Fabric (pre-wash and straighten grain), interfacing (follow manufacturer?s instructions for pre-shrinking), and notions for garment as indicated on pattern
Instructor Name:
Robin Schmidt

Pattern Fitting Workshop

Cost:
$ 50.00
Includes the class fee for the three-day workshop. Does not include patterns or supplies.

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