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Pant Fitting Techniques taught by Sandra Betzina

In this comprehensive pattern alteration class, Sandra Betzina of Power Sewing teaches pro secrets to conquer common pant fitting issues.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? Poplin

Una in Oz on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? My persistence!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't cut into the original pattern. Trace it off and work from that. Yes it is a pain but it is worse later if you don't! Once you have cut into the paper pattern it is hard to determine where you might need to alter if you don't fully understand the concepts. (And why else would you be doing this course?). For example: Initially, I cut a smidge from the back crotch but later needed to add it back as this was not a correction I needed.

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Una - those really fit you well; I just completed my pair to night and I am so happy; they fit so well in the crotch - I will need to finish up the waist band and hopefully it will turn out as nice as your's - nice job!

01/16/2013 Flag

Thanks Shelley. I look forward to seeing yours. I have just started watching the pants construction lessons and am looking forward to having a nicely constructed, well fitting pair of pants!

01/17/2013 Flag

Tenho trabalhado em projetos de calas femininas e encontrado dificuldades, espero aprender com sua experincia.

05/13/2013 Flag

Thank you Neusa. I have made one pair of pants, but have put on a abit of weight so am going to lose it before I make anymore! Sandra gives lots of advice and it was hard to decide which alterations I needed, but I got there in the end. Good Luck!

05/14/2013 Flag