Fit For Real People Basics PLUS Full Busted – DVD Videos

Fit for Real People Basics DVD plus Full Busted? DVD

featuring Marta Alto

In Fit for Real People BASICS learn to make any pattern fit YOUR body through tissue-fitting and then fabric fitting. This DVD covers the common alterations you’ll need. 1 HOUR 30 MINUTES

Full-busted women buy oversized clothes so they can button the front. In Full Busted? Sew Clothes That Fit! you’ll find out how you can buy patterns to fit your upper chest, neck, and shoulders and easily learn to alter the front to fit your C, D, DD, or larger cup size. This two-hour video could forever change your appearance! 2-HOUR DVD

Note: the Fit DVD will be in a case and the Full Busted DVD will be in a paper sleeve.

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Pants For Real People — Pants Book on Fitting and Sewing

Pants for Real People Second Edition — Updated in 2019

by Pati Palmer and Marta Alto

Forget the fitting shell! Toss the tape measure after taking just one measurement! Now, with just the hip measurement and the help of Pants for REAL People, by Pati Palmer and Marta Alto, women of all sizes, shapes, and ages can try on the tissue-paper pattern to see how to fit the pants they sew. Tissue-fitting, a technique devised and perfected by Palmer/Pletsch over three decades of hands-on teaching, has never before appeared in print for pants. 176 pages.

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Pants For Real People Fitting Techniques DVD Video

Pants for Real People Fitting Techniques DVD

featuring Pati Palmer

Pati Palmer teaches you how to tissue-fit a fitted and trouser-style pant. She covers how to buy the right size pattern, get the tissue ready and fine-tune the pattern before cutting. She addresses accuracy, common alterations, fabric pin-fitting, and waistband fitting. Companion to the book Pants for Real People. and the DVD Pants for Real People—Sewing Techniques.

This video is also available to stream or download on our sister website, palmerpletschdigital.com

See the trailers for our videos at the Palmer Pletsch Video channel on YouTube. 

1 HOUR 20 MINUTES

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The Palmer/Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting — Sewing Book

Sew Great Clothes for Every Body. Fit Any Fashion Pattern

by Pati Palmer and Marta Alto

With this guide to fitting you’ll learn all facets of bodice and skirt pattern fitting and alteration to give you the background and guidance needed to achieve a custom fit on any pattern from any company. Winner of the Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Silver Award in the 2019 “Craft & Hobby, Home & Garden” book category. For specific fitting guidance for pants, see Pants for Real People, and for comprehensive fitting of jackets, see Jackets for Real People.

Amelia, from the UK, says: “I started dressmaking about two years ago. I am obsessed with fit, but have never got it quite right until I bought the Palmer/Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting. Wow! Your book has transformed my sewing and made me understand about fit and how to achieve it. I’m telling all my sewing buddies about it! What a difference this has made—although I now seem to be even more picky! I now realize how awful the fit is with all my ready-to-wear clothes!”

 

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Fit and Sew Custom Jeans — Sewing Book

Classic and Creative Sewing Techniques for Modern Patterns

There is nothing like wearing your own custom fit and sewn jeans! Start with a style you like and use this book by author and certified sewing instructor Helen Bartley to create a pair of jeans that fits your unique body and your unique style.

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Knits For Real People — Sewing Books

Knits for Real People

Fitting and Sewing Fashion Knit Fabrics

by Susan Neall and Pati Palmer

Do you want fashionable, comfortable knit clothes? Sewing fashion knits is hot and it’s all new for the 21st century! Sue Neall, Pati Palmer, and Palmer/Pletsch instructors worldwide provide fitting and sewing how-tos for today’s modern knits, with hundreds of real people photos for illustration.

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WINNER OF THE 2016 IBPA BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SILVER AWARD FOR CRAFT & HOBBY BOOKS

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Jackets for Real People — Sewing Book

Jackets for Real People

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by Marta Alto, Susan Neall, and Pati Palmer

Use this book and ALL of your sewing will improve. For a minimal investment and a little time, you can have a designer jacket. Using the latest interfacings sew it Armani-style and achieve a custom fit no matter what your figure.

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