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Fast-Track Fitting

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(98 reviews)

rated 5 stars

NOW I understand!

I was sewing from my early teens up to late thirties and I do not profess to be any great sewist. In those far off days I did not need any pattern adjustments (well hardly any, as being 5'2" did not help!) I have just started sewing again, now fast approaching my 60s, and of course my body has changed dramatically. I never understood any of the previous advice I have seen or read on pattern adjusting but this video, coupled with Joi's book, has been an awakening! I am now beginning to ...

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rated 5 stars

Glad I took this class

This class cleared up some fitting issues for me. I love that Joi says it doesn't matter what size pattern you use, you can make it fit you. Also it makes perfect sense that you alter in the area where the problem lies not necessarily at the alteration lines found in commercial patterns.

rated 5 stars

Exactly what the title says-FTF

Joi you are clear, and rapid. I somewhat understand the shortening of a garment and I fully understand about the apex(bustline) area, I do very much like the video. I can view it again and as often as I need to. You are a fantastic teacher. Keep it coming girl.

rated 5 stars

Perfect for altering patterns without a hassle

I have watched several classes both here on Craftsy and on You Tube concerning pattern alterations. I have probably watched about 6 or 7 in all....but this is by far my favorite. She could write a book titled GEOMETRY FOR DUMMIES and this is what I needed. I can't wait until I attack all of my patterns. This lady has a gift for teaching (coming from a retired teacher) and is very good at making everything visual. She does comparisons at the end as to what happens when you use her methods, ...

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This class was exactly what I wanted. I just finished the videos and started slashing up my pattern. It feels so intuitive and so far, my results are amazing. I also bought the book, which I would highly suggest in tandem with the class. The hardest part of the whole process was getting my bf to measure me lol

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