Online Class

Pant Fitting Techniques

$39.98$49.99

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

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Vogue 2948 pants pattern (all sizes; mailed separately)
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, measurement and alterations worksheets and sizing charts
  • Closed captioning available (web only)
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Sandra Betzina

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Learn the pattern alteration secrets that pros use to make pants fit perfectly, with Power Sewing host Sandra Betzina. You'll learn how to spot hidden fit issues at the waist, hips and tummy, and solutions for skinny legs, large thighs or flat backsides. This comprehensive class includes a FREE pattern, Vogue 2948, a classic trouser with princess seams that make fit adjustments easy!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
11:20
Meet Sandra and learn about Today's Fit and what you'll learn in this class.
2. Pant Fit & Patterns
16:05
3. Taking Measurements
38:50
4. Tummy & Waist Alterations
41:08
5. Rear & Thigh Alterations
27:55
6. Crotch & Calf Alterations
30:24
7. Testing Your Pattern
26:32
8. Finalizing & Balancing Your Pattern
30:25
9. Preserving the Pattern
18:18

Taught by

Sandra Betzina
Sandra Betzina
As a child, Sandra learned to sew on a treadle sewing machine, and so her passion for the craft began! Highlights of Sandra's sewing career include writing a syndicated sewing column for 34 years and hosting her own sewing show on HGTV called Sew Perfect. She has also written 10 sewing books, including More Fabric Savvy, Fast Fit and Power Sewing Toolbox Volumes 1 & 2. Sandra has designed more than 200 patterns for Vogue and written numerous articles for Threads, Sew News and Vogue Patterns magazine.

Vogue Misses'/Misses' Petites

Size468101214161820222426
Bust (in.)29 1/2"30 1/2"31 1/2"32 1/2"34"36"38"40"42"44"46"48"
Chest (in.)27 1/2"28 1/2"29 1/2"30 1/2"32"34"36"38"40"42"44"46"
Waist (in.)22"23"24"25"26 1/2"28"30"32"34"37"39"41 1/2"
Hip (in.)31 1/2"32 1/2"33 1/2"34 1/2"36"38"40"42"44"46"48"50"
Back Waist Length (in.)15 1/4"15 1/2"15 3/4"16"16 1/4"16 1/2"16 3/4"17"17 1/4"17 1/2"17 3/4"18"
Petite Back Waist Length (in.)14"14 1/4"14 3/4"15"15 1/4"15 1/2"15 3/4"16"16 1/4"16 1/2"16 3/4"17"

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Get your first class for only $14.99

Get your first class for only $14.99