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Fit for Real People with Tamra


In the first two sessions of this in-depth class on tissue fitting bodices and
skirts, we'll learn basic fitting skills as you make your own body map (sloper). You will learn to
choose the right size pattern, where you differ from a standard pattern, and the proper order for
making fit alterations as we tissue fit the basic pattern provided. After fitting the basic pattern,
we'll apply these principles to two or three commercial patterns that you bring. We'll cut at least
one out of fabric and practice fabric fitting as well. The third session will cover fitting knits and
the fourth will cover princess seams. The teacher is a Palmer/Pletsch Certified Fit Instructor.
Cost: $ 50.00
Date(s):
Skill Level:intermediate
Skill Details:Confident Beginner to Advanced
Requirements:$15 to be paid to instructor (includes McCall's or Butterick basic fit pattern, 1/2" Scotch Magic tape, and Perfect Pattern Paper). Items in kit are required. Paper scissors Soft-lead pencil and/or colored pencils Tape measure 6" seam guage Extra fine glass head pins 1/4" wide elastic to go around your waist 2" x 18" gridded ruler and French Curve ruler if you have them (I can share) 2 or 3 fashion patterns you would like to make (for second session) A well-fitting bra is a must! You may wear a camisole or leotard if you are uncomfortable being fitted in your underwear. We will use the back room for privacy while fitting.