Jacket Fitting Techniques

with Pam Howard

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Achieve a graceful, superior jacket fit that would impress even the most savvy custom clothier. Learn drape-fitting techniques, and even find out how to fit yourself! Read More…

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  3. Ratings & Reviews
  4. Materials
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Class Rating

(3 reviews)

Mrs Eva
rated 5 stars

Great class

Great class and Pam Howard is such a cool teacher.

rated 5 stars

Pam delivers again!

Thanks, Pam, for another wonderful class! I love your calm, clear teaching style.

I would have liked to have seen more fitting issues addressed, particularly where one might have too little fabric in some areas, for example a widowers hump, or large bust, but overall, this was a wonderful, clear demonstration of making a muslin, getting the fit how you want, and then translating that into your working pattern. What is taught in this class, can be used in all other garment sewing, ...

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rated 5 stars

Best Step by Step Video for Fitting Yourself!

This is one of the most clear, step by step video classes on fitting yourself that I've seen. I especially liked watching Pam fit herself as many of us really don't have someone else to help. I always watch an entire video class before I begin the process. I am looking forward to receiving the jacket pattern to get started. I love the additional seams she has added to the pattern and her instructions to make them are excellent.

I think this would be great for the beginner as ...

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Included with this class:

McCall's The Perfect Jacket Pattern (M6172). more info

McCall's The Perfect Jacket Pattern (M6172)

McCall's The Perfect Jacket Pattern

Close fitting, partially interfaced, darted jacket patterns in three lengths. Jacket pattern features side panels with notched collar and two-piece sleeves.

Price: $0.00 (included with class purchase), Retail:$19.95

Sizes: 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, or 22

SIZE 8 10 12 14
Bust 31.5in (80cm) 32.5in (83cm) 34in (86cm) 36in (92cm)
Hip 33.5in (85cm) 34.5in (88cm) 36in (91cm) 38in (97cm)
SIZE 16 18 20 22
Bust 38in (97cm) 40in (102cm) 42in (107cm) 44in (112cm)
Hip 40in (102cm) 42in (107cm) 44in (112cm) 46in (117cm)

This pattern will be shipped directly to you by McCall's. Please allow 14 business days for U.S. shipments (international shipments will require additional time for delivery).

For $49.99 You Get:

  • 9 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • McCall's 6172 jacket pattern and downloadable class handouts come included 
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from Pam in our virtual classroom
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