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Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design taught by Barbara Deckert

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

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Category Sewing
Sizing Plus-sized
Style Eco-Friendly
datt doings on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Kraft paper tape, water and an old t-shirt

datt doings on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? The results are even better than I expected and I think seeing my figure in the real also will be a bit of an addition incentive to shed a few pounds. And as I do, I can make another one of these so that my clothes fit as I transition.

datt doings on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Tear a couple of piles of paper strips ahead of time rather than having to do them all as you go.

datt doings on craftsy.com

Great job! This will be so useful.

02/04/2013 Flag

I LOVE the idea of decoupaging old pattern pieces onto the form: so clever and cute! Send us pics!

02/05/2013 Flag

Just did that today and very excited with the results. Will get some pictures as soon as it is dry. I ended up spraying it first with some Dylusions Spray Inks and then laying down selected parts of old pattern pieces. Really liked the way this process gave it a smoother, old world texture.

02/07/2013 Flag

This really looks great, good project for me also...

02/05/2013 Flag

Great job.I love your ideal also decoupaging old patterns.

02/08/2013 Flag