The Palmer & Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting by Pati Palmer & Marta Alto


Sew great clothes to fit ANY BODY!

Fit is often ignored or sent by the wayside because it is too technical. But with the “Complete Guide to Fitting” anyone can learn to fit like a pro!

The information in this book comes from Palmer & Alto’s over 40 years of experience in fitting. The ‘Tissue Fitting’ method taught is incredibly accessible and easy to understand. AND! The examples used to teach it are about REAL people with REAL bodies.

Throughout the book  you’ll find easy to understand, step-by-step instructions that are accompanied with clear full colour illustrations and photographs, each with their own captions.

Some of the many topics covered in this book:

  • Evolution of ready-to-wear & pattern sizing
  • How to choose the right pattern size
  • The Palmer & Pletsch “Tissue Fitting” Technique
  • Ease
  • Alteration Tips
  • How Sewing Affects Fit
  • Designing

Fabric Deluxe highly recommends using Tracing-facing with the techniques taught in this book.

For the complete knowledge base also purchase the companion guide: “Pants for Real People” which goes over how to fit pants and trousers, which i not covered in this book.

256 pages

21.5cm x 27.5cm x 1.5cm


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