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Learn the pattern alteration secrets that pros use to make pants fit perfectly, with Power Sewing host Sandra Betzina. This comprehensive class uses a FREE pattern, Vogue 2948, a classic trouser with princess seams that make fit adjustments easy! The pattern, which includes all Vogue sizes A through J in one envelope, will be shipped directly to you by Vogue. In the U.S., you should expect to receive it within 14 business days; international shipments will take a bit longer.Begin with a little detective work, as Sandra shows you how to spot the tell-tale signs of common fit issues you may have missed. You'll learn how to take measurements on the body, your pattern, and a favorite pair of pants. She walks you through alterations on the paper pattern and muslin, and you'll finish with a custom trouser pattern that's ready to make in your choice of fabric.What You'll LearnHow to identify the features of a good fit, and the key adjustments to achieve itFitting at the waist, hips and tummy; solutions for skinny legs, large thighs, flat backsides, big stomachs ... just about any fit issueTransfer changes from paper pattern to muslin and back againComprehensive alteration strategies for any body type and sizeHow to spot and correct grain-line issuesHow to stabilize, preserve and store your custom pattern to use again and again!What You'll MakeA custom-fit version of Vogue 2948, a princess-seamed trouser pattern designed by Sandra Betzina for the Today's Fit line, and sized up to a 57" hip. All sizes are presented in the same envelope.Note: This is a comprehensive fitting class; it doesn't teach you how to make the pants themselves. Want to learn? Take the companion class, Pant Construction Techniques!What You'll NeedIntermediate garment sewing skillsVogue 2948 (included) or the pattern of your choiceMuslin - 2 1/4 yards for a mid-sized personLightweight fusible interfacingStay tapeTissue, butcher, tracing or medical exam-table paperStraight and curved rulersFelt-tip pens and highlighters in different colorsTape
- Level of Difficulty: Beginner
- Size: Massive Open Online Course
- Instructor: Sandra Betzina
- Cost: $50 Per Course
- Institution: Craftsy
- Topics: Fitness
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