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Pants for Real People with Tamra


Pants are fairly easy to sew but fitting them can be a challenge.  Pants that fit well will make you look a size (or two) smaller.  After tissue fitting to find your variations from the pattern, we will cut and sew using the Palmer/Pletsch “Fit as You Sew” method to get a pair of pants that flatter your figure.  The first session will be spent tissue fitting the pattern, you will cut out your pants at home and then in the second and third sessions we'll fit the pants in fabric and sew them.  You will learn to put in a fast, easy zipper and how to attach a waistband that doesn't roll.  Tamra is a Palmer/Pletsch Certified Pant Fit Instructor as well as a Trained Sewing Educator. 
This is a 3-session class, each session is $50.
Cost: $ 50.00
Date(s):
Skill Level:beginner
Skill Details:Confident beginner to advanced
Requirements:$10 kit (Kit includes a McCall's or Butterick pattern; a sheet of Perfect Pattern Paper and a roll of 1/2? Scotch Magic Tape. Items in kit are required) Supply list: Basic sewing kit Extra-fine glass head pins Paper scissors for trimming pattern Tape measure, 6" seam gauge, 1" wide plastic ruler and a 2' x 18" gridded ruler Soft lead pencil or colored pencils 1" wide non-roll elastic to mark your waist Weighted tape dispenser if you have one Wear easy to take off clothing. If you are uncomfortable being fitted in your underwear, wear some opaque tights (leggings are usually too thick) Sewing machine (second session) Fabric (we will discuss appropriate fabrics in 1st session), thread, & zipper
Instructor Name:Tamra Schenk
Instructor Bio:msschenk@yahoo.com