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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
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Mod
HellyH on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? I used a cotton fabric called June roses. We have very few places to buy dress fabrics here and I use a store on ebay UK called Favourite Fabrics and i have never been disappointed.

HellyH on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? That I got a reasonably good fit at my first attempt. I also followed Barbara's example of underlining in organza and finsished the hem with lace...very pretty.

HellyH on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? I have been sewing for many years and have never found a perfect, easy way to fit my body until I found this class. Don't hesitate, even if you are a beginner you will learn such a lot from Barbara.

HellyH on craftsy.com

Very pretty and nice finishing with the underlining and lace!

04/09/2013 Flag

Love your blouse.. Pretty fabric.. I too think Barbara did an excellent job on this class, I learned so much. Hope she does more in the future.

04/13/2013 Flag

Really lovely.

04/18/2013 Flag

I love your fabric. Such a pretty top.

06/07/2013 Flag

So pretty!

06/19/2013 Flag