11 HD Video Lessons
with Barbara Deckert
Who says you can't be plus-size and fashionable? Learn how to make stylish clothes that fit and flatter your body in Plus-Size Pattern Fitting and Design.
Barbara Deckert, author of Sewing for Plus Sizes and Sewing 911: Practical and Creative Rescues for Sewing Emergencies, draws on years of custom dressmaking and her own experience as a large woman. She teaches this class with honesty, warmth and humor.
As you work along with Barbara, you'll pick up dozens of techniques and design tips about pattern adjustment, fitting and construction. Her techniques apply to any garment, for any size person, male or female. But this class focuses on the unique figure variations and clothing needs of the plus-size woman. It's about time!
Vogue 8815, a classic peplum top with short, long or no sleeves. This pattern, included FREE with the class, includes sizes to U.S. 24 (46" or 112 cm bust), but Barbara shows you how to adjust or upsize it to fit your unique figure and how to create four design variations from understated to edgy.
|2||Design Rules & Considerations||39:22|
|3||Working with Dressforms||38:26|
|5||Adjusting for Width||34:12|
|6||Adjusting for Length||30:36|
|7||Adjusting the Bust||43:35|
|10||Fitting & Finishing Your Garment||52:03|
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Vogue Patterns 8815 Misses Top more info
Vogue Patterns 8815 Misses Top
Versatile patterns for fitted tops with raised waist and hemline variations and a narrow hem. Views A,B have a back zipper. View C is a pullover. Options for sleeveless, short sleeve and long sleeve variations.
Pattern size measurements:
|Chest||35in (89cm)||36in (91cm)||37.5in (95cm)||39.5in (100cm)|
|Chest||41.5in (105cm)||43.5in (110cm)||45.5in (116cm)||47.5in (121cm)||49.5in (126cm)|