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Pattern Fitting with Confidence - NANCY ZIEMAN

Pattern Fitting with Confidence


Published: 1st September 2008
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Nancy Zieman's pattern fitting approach is easy-- no cutting, slashing, tucking or pinching-- just logical and easy pivot-and-slide techniques, providing a painless method to follow that results in a garment that is comfortable and attractive. Once you learn Nancy's techniques for fitting, you will find it easy to make every garment you sew fit your size and shape. Multiple fitting charts are included in the book, as well as an index for locating technical information at a glance.

Getting Startedp. 6
Choosing the Right Pattern Sizep. 8
Taking Accurate Measurementsp. 10
Choosing Your Pattern Typep. 12
Comparing Measurementsp. 13
Choosing a Streamlined Stylep. 15
Allowing Design Easep. 16
Learning to Pivot and Slidep. 17
Basic Fitting Changesp. 18
Bustline Changesp. 20
Dart Changesp. 23
Hipline Changesp. 26
Waistline Changesp. 28
Sleeve Changesp. 29
Shoulder Changesp. 32
Back Changesp. 38
Hemline Changesp. 42
Sleeve Length Changesp. 44
Combining Fitting Techniquesp. 46
Combining Fitting Changes on One Worksheetp. 48
Typical Combined Fitting Changesp. 52
Adding Extensionsp. 57
Fitting Skirtsp. 58
Waist Changesp. 60
Waist and Waistband Changesp. 62
Hip Changesp. 64
Fitting for a High Hipp. 66
Hem Changesp. 67
Combining Fitting Changesp. 70
Fitting Pantsp. 72
Determining Sizep. 74
Measuring the Patternp. 78
First Worksheet: Hem Length Changesp. 82
Fitting the Side Curvep. 84
Fitting the Crotchp. 86
Second Worksheet: Waist Width Changesp. 92
Fitting the Hipp. 95
Fitting the Thighp. 96
Width Combinationsp. 98
Increased Waist, Hip, and Thigh Combinationsp. 100
Fine-Tuning the Fitp. 102
Checking the Fitp. 104
Checking for Wrinklesp. 106
Fine-Tuning Pants Fittingp. 113
Referencesp. 116
Chartsp. 117
Indexp. 124
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ISBN: 9780896895744
ISBN-10: 0896895742
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 125
Published: 1st September 2008
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 20.96  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.48