Pam W. Howard
Craftsy Instructor

Georgia, USA

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Pam Howard, owner of Pamela's Closet, Inc., teaches intermediate to advanced clothing construction, specializing in precision sewing, tailoring and couture techniques. Pam has been sewing since she was 14 years old, originally taught by two neighbors in her hometown in Virginia. She is a member of the American Sewing Guild (Atlanta Chapter), and has taught at five national ASG conventions and at the Original Sewing and Quilt Expos in Atlanta, ... Read Full Bio »

Pam's Craftsy Classes

Jacket Fitting Techniques

Customize a jacket pattern for a perfect fit that shows off your figure and your sewing skills! Sewing sage Pam Howard will help you use precise measurements, dart manipulation, slash and pivot techniques, and seam placement adjustments to customize your jacket pattern. You'll assemble your muslin body and sleeves, and learn to drape-fit the muslin to diagnose fitting problems and pin out adjustments. With your adjustments sewn, you'll set in the sleeves with Pam's helpful tips, and check the fit once more. Then, Pam will help you deconstruct your muslin to create a personalized pattern for a jacket that's as one-of-a-kind as you are. Plus, you'll even discover Pam's techniques for fitting yourself, no partner required!

$24.99 $49.99

The Classic Tailored Shirt

If you know your way around a sewing machine and are ready to tackle truly tailored garments, Pam Howard is the teacher for you. With patient and thorough lessons, she leads you through the creation of the classic dress shirt, from layout and cutout to topstitching and flat-felling (no special sewing machine foot required). With its crisp collar, even buttonholes and perfectly turned cuffs, your shirt will look as professional as the skills you've acquired. While this class is intended for intermediate sewers, even beginners will come away with a better understanding of the craft and a project to work toward. Sew a flawlessly finished wardrobe staple and add finesse to your skills!

$49.99

Meet Pam

Pam's Projects

Lorraine M.- Another great Jacket!
Classic Tailored Shirt Variation
Tailored Shirt/Variations on a Theme
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