Presented in anew edition that adds updated pattern industry news andrevised rules for selecting pattern size, this easyand practical fitting system requires no measuring, no drafting skills, no muslin mock-upsand it works with all brands of tissue paper patterns. Real people ofall ages are featured in photographs that explain the steps of cutting outpattern pieces, pinning them together, and adjusting the fit. Special attention is paid to tricky challenges such as accommodating a full bustline, adjustingsleeves, orreworkinga garment to make it more flattering, as well as alternative fitting methods such as draping and computerdesign. Metric conversion charts, charts for comparingpattern company bodice measurements, and a history ofAmerican dress design("Just where didsize 10 come from?)" make this book a versatile reference. "
Fit for Real People
Sew Great Clothes Using Any Pattern