Learn how to alter a sewing pattern with tips and techniques just for beginners! Using the included Vogue pattern, you'll learn how to alter your flat pattern pieces from top to bottom. You'll love making commercial patterns fit you perfectly without multiple muslin fittings. Joi shares her industry-insider knowledge with a fun, friendly and easy-to-follow teaching style that will give you the confidence to tackle fit, without having fits!
Take your fitting confidence and skills to the next level with new techniques from fashion designer Joi Mahon. Start with pattern-fitting basics: refining your pattern for a custom fit in the torso and lower body and truing up your side seams for easy sewing and expert results. Fitting ease and design ease are easy with Joi's guidance for adding both to your patterns for superior comfort and style. Next, go step-by-step through a demonstration of muslin-fitting and contouring your garments so you can ensure that your final fit will be stellar. Joi will even end sleeve-fitting stress as she teaches you to address specific sleeve-fitting issues, quickly draft your own sleeve pattern and more!