Online class with Judy Jackson

Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form

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Make fitting, designing and altering garments easier and more effective. Customize any dress form to replicate your body perfectly.

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Judy Jackson has been teaching fashion design and theater costuming for more than 30 years. She's an instructor in the fashion departments at City Col...Read more

Lessons (7)

Choosing a Dress Form
1. Choosing a Dress Form
Meet your instructor, expert sewer Judy Jackson, and learn about the three varieties of dress forms you can customize -- studio, adjustable and foam -...Read more
8min
Measuring & Evaluating Shape
2. Measuring & Evaluating Shape
Grab a fitting buddy to calculate both your linear and depth measurements, evaluate your shape and compare your measurements with those of the dress f...Read more
25min
The Dress Form Cover
3. The Dress Form Cover
When working with a studio or adjustable form, you'll need to make a cover that fits you like a second skin. Judy suggests suitable dress patterns wit...Read more
24min
Fitting the Cover
4. Fitting the Cover
Try on your dress form cover and work with your fitting buddy as you learn how to take in seams, let them out or add darts to address fit issues uniqu...Read more
28min
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Judy Jackson has been teaching fashion design and theater costuming for more than 30 years. She's an instructor in the fashion departments at City Col...Read more

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