Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design

with Barbara Deckert

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Plus-size women deserve cute clothes! Learn how to make comfortable and flattering garments with Barbara Deckert, author of Sewing for Plus Sizes. Read More…

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(88 reviews)

rated 5 stars

First Class

Although I have purchased a few Craftsy videos I rated this & Kenneth King's 'Jeanius' classes the best. Loving this class & although only half way through I am learning so much. Barbara is very informative, has a good way of teaching & love her sense of humour. Highly recommend

rated 5 stars

Informative, Interesting, Stimulating

Little did I know that I had so much to consider when choosing my clothes. Learning a lot.
Thank you

rated 5 stars

Clear Strategies To Achieve Good Fit: Without Tears!

Barbara's straightforward yet thorough approach has demystified fitting for me. In addition, her humour is a real "plus"!! Thank you Barbara!

rated 5 stars


This class is fantastic. I'm really getting a lot of unique information and I love the instructor. Barbara's practical approach to getting your clothes to look right is refreshing. I'm a plus size girl, and I appreciate her frankness about the industry and ourselves. I haven't even begun to sew the project for this class and I feel I've learned so much already.

rated 5 stars


I have sewn for 50 years for myself and others but have always had trouble with fittings. This class has helped me to understand how to make the right pattern adjustments to make my sewing a pleasure instead of a headache. I have not bought myself any new clothes for the last year (size 24) because it was a waste of time and money because they never fit correctly . I can't wait to get my pattern and take my measurements and begin to sew beautiful clothes for myself that will ...

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Included with this class:

Vogue Patterns 8815 Misses Top. more info

Vogue Patterns 8815 Misses Top

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:

SIZE 8 10 12 14
Chest 35in (89cm) 36in (91cm) 37.5in (95cm) 39.5in (100cm)
SIZE 16 18 20 22 24
Chest 41.5in (105cm) 43.5in (110cm) 45.5in (116cm) 47.5in (121cm) 49.5in (126cm)

Please note: This pattern will be shipped directly to you by Vogue Patterns. Please allow 14 business days for U.S. shipments (international shipments will require additional time for delivery).

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