Online class with Sara Alm

Fitting Sewing Patterns: Essential Techniques

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Sew a perfect fit every time.

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Sara Alm started sewing dresses at age 6, and she's never looked back. After graduating from the Apparel Arts patternmaking program in 2005, Sara work...Read more

Lessons (6)

Fit Fundamentals
1. Fit Fundamentals
Meet Sara Alm and begin class by exploring what “good fit” means. Learn how to take accurate measurements in all the right places, and how they relate...Read more
24min
Making a Muslin & Easy Essentials
2. Making a Muslin & Easy Essentials
See how easy it is to make a fitting muslin. Review basic fit essentials, such as overall lengthening and shortening or adding width at the side seams...Read more
19min
Darts & Your Topography
3. Darts & Your Topography
Darts are essential tools for turning a two-dimensional pattern into a three-dimensional garment that fits your topography. You’ll find out how to mov...Read more
21min
Length Issues Within the Garment
4. Length Issues Within the Garment
You may find that there is too much or too little length within your garment’s key areas. Sara shows you how to evaluate this problem, and use what sh...Read more
19min
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Sara Alm started sewing dresses at age 6, and she's never looked back. After graduating from the Apparel Arts patternmaking program in 2005, Sara work...Read more