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Fitting Sewing Patterns: Essential Techniques
Fitting Sewing Patterns: Essential Techniques
Sara Alm
Sew a perfect fit every time.
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Designer Joi Mahon shows how to measure yourself and alter a pattern before you sew a stitch. Save time and fabric by getting your fitting done first!
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Joi Mahon
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Start sewing with the foresight and finesse of a designer! Master stitching order and apply sophisticated skills for darts, pleats and seam finishes.
Sara Alm
Sara Alm
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Find your fit without a partner! Learn how to take your own measurements, make basic pattern adjustments and create fitting muslins for personalized garments.
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Fitting Sewing Patterns: Essential Techniques