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Fast-Track Fitting

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(101 reviews)

Susie Clarke
rated 5 stars

This class is amazing!

I have sewn for many years and used the traditional muslin fit methods. Then I came across Joi Mahon... wow !! This lady is such a breath of fresh air, her methods make total sense, the adjustments really work and finally I have made clothes which look perfect. PLUS, being a curvy lady I have found this method has actually improved the look of my figure. I used to just add extra width at side seams and wonder why I looked like I was wearing a tent from the front, despite adding in darts etc. ...

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Clearly explained and demonstrated.

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.

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