Fitting & Pattern Alterations Book

Fitting & Pattern Alterations Book


The ultimate textbook on fitting and flat pattern alterations. A beginning chapter reviews the art elements and principles applied directly to fit. Three fitting methods are discussed: the measurement method, pinned pattern method, and basic trial fitting garment method. One chapter is devoted to the crotch curve area. Illustrated alterations for 85 figure variations are given for the innovative new hinged seam method, corrected slash method and/or advanced pivot method on basic and fashion patterns. Measurement charts are included. Learn how to make your personal sloper and check the fit on your fashion patterns. Every sewing library needs this book!

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Fitting and Pattern Alteration: A Multi-Method Approach. By Elizabeth Liechty, Della Pottberg, and Judith Rasband (Fairchild Publishing, Inc.).

Fitting and Pattern Alteration: A Multi-Method Approach to the Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and Alteration, 2nd Edition, shows readers how to recognize, evaluate, and correct fit for 88 figure variations. This comprehensive guide presents proven methods of style selection, fitting, and alteration that are rooted in the elements and principles of design. The authors use a multi-level approach that is both logical and easy to follow, and each procedure is clearly identified and fully illustrated. Highlights of this edition include alternative methods of figure evaluation, information about choosing the right style to enhance one’s figure, and instructions for working with multi-sized patterns and correcting garments that have more than one fit problem.


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