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Fit for Real People Basics
Fit for Real People Basics

Fit for Real People Basics

A Palmer/Pletsch Interactive DVD

CRAFTS & HOBBIES

1 Pages, 5 1/2 x 7 1/2

Formats: DVD

DVD, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $24.95)

Publication Date: September 2007

ISBN 9780935278675

Rights: WOR

Palmer/Pletsch Publishing (Sep 2007)

Price: $19.95
 
 

Overview

DVD tutorials teach sewing basics and fabulous fits

Creating garments for people of all shapes and sizes is made easy with this innovative DVD guide. Instructions cover every step in producing a variety of clothing types and styles, including choosing appropriately sized tissue patterns, altering fabrics to fit, and finishing garments for fashion and comfort. Special attention is paid to tricky challenges such as accommodating a full bustline and adjusting sleeves. Clear explanations and helpful presentations of finished products make sewing beautiful clothes for real people a breeze.

Author Biography

Marta Alto is a teacher, writer, and researcher at Palmer/Pletsch and the coauthor of The Serger Idea Book and Sewing Ultrasuede. Pati Palmer is the CEO of Palmer/Pletsch Publishing and a designer and consultant for the McCall Pattern Company. She is the coauthor of Sewing with Sergers. Alto and Palmer are the coauthors of Jackets for Real People and Pants for Real People. They both live in Portland, Oregon.