Fit for Real People: Sew Great Clothes Using Any Pattern

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Palmer/Pletsch Pub., 1998 - Crafts & Hobbies - 256 pages
Proper clothing fit is the biggest challenge when sewing with common patterns. Fit for Real People helps the reader understand the techniques that determine fit, and provides valuable information on solving common problems. People who sew clothes for a living know that a good fit results from a hands-on approach with each person's shape and proportions in mind. This process can be a rude awakening for some, but it insures that clothes will fit properly. After 25 years of fitting thousands of different bodies, the authors have found a way to teach proportionate sewing that really works.

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User Review  - mombearof2 -

I cant buy clothes to fit me so I need to try to sew for myself. Most books give instructions to fit patterns for larger sized women only. This book doesnt leave out the smaller sized women for which I am grateful. Read full review


User Review  - sewfullyhappy -

This book is an absolute must have. If you want your pattern made clothes to fit you perfectly this is your book. I have a friend that is a professional pattern fitter in the fashion industry and as ... Read full review


The PalmerPletsch Approach to Fitting
A History of Pattern Sizing
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