Pattern Perfection 2-Class Set + FREE Wheel & Marker


Item: R4056Q


Bundle: Pattern Perfection 2-Class Set + FREE Wheel & Marker

Whether you are working with a commercial pattern or drafting your own, having pattern pieces that come together into a perfectly fitting garment is an important first step.

In this class set you will get two of National Sewing Circle’s classes geared towards sewing garments with the perfect fit, plus a tracing wheel and a water-soluble marker.

With over three hours of instruction, you will learn how to take your own measurements in order to draft pattern pieces designed specifically for you. You will also get step-by-step instructions on how to assemble your perfectly fitted skirt, including how to add darts, install a zipper and add a waistband.

To maximize your convenience and long-term viewing flexibility, you’ll own these classes in TWO forms – on DVD and via streaming video online. With this 2-media access, you can enjoy or share the instruction no matter where you’re at!

You will also get detailed instruction on how to alter pattern pieces for other garments, like shirts and pants, to fix many common fit issues.

Along with the following classes and tools, you will also receive bonus PDF materials with each class that supplement and expand upon the video instruction.

Pattern Alterations: Fixing Fit Issues

In this video class you will learn how to do basic pattern alterations on several different pattern pieces. Ashley Hough will teach you how to alter shirt necklines and backs, shirt sleeves, skirts and pants. Ashley will also show you how to adapt the alterations for various patterns you may be using.
A variety of topics are covered for you, including:

  • Overview & Supplies Needed
  • Shirt Neckline & Upper Back Alterations
  • Shirt Sleeve Alterations
  • Skirt Alterations
  • Pant Alterations
  • PLUS, you’ll get these BONUS materials:

  • A detailed class resource guide with step-by-step photos and insturctions for each pattern alteration.
  • Video: Meet the Expert
  • Video Run Time: 83 minutes

    Sewing the Perfect Fitted Skirt

    In this video class instructor Aurora Sisneros will teach you all the steps you need to make a skirt that fits PERFECTLY to your body! Aurora will cover all of the following:

  • How to properly measure yourself
  • Building a pattern based on your measurements
  • Creating and sewing darts
  • Adding a waistband or facing
  • No matter what choices you make, be it A-Line, pencil, side-zip, exposed zipper, overlapped waistband, or a slit up the back, Aurora will provide all the skills to pick any combination you want, and get a perfect fit every time!

    PLUS, you’ll get these BONUS materials:

  • A PDF list of tools and supplies needed to sew your skirt
  • A PDF Calculation worksheet where you can fill in your measurements
  • A PDF on the core elements in drafting
  • A PDF with step-by-step instructions to making your Perfect Fitted Skirt
  • Video Run Time: 102 minutes

    Thick Point Water Soluble Marker ($6 Value)

    This fabulous marking pen is designed for marking all fabrics. The ink is water soluble and easy to remove markings from fabrics, making this the perfect tool for your next project! You also can use the Clover eraser pen to remove marking lines, and comes in blue ink.

    Ergonomic Serrated Tracing Wheel ($7 Value)

    Use a serrated tracing wheel with tracing paper to mark multiple layers and bulky fabrics. Has a special ergonomic design with built-in finger rest and gently curved handle designed to follow the natural curve of the hand to eliminate stress and strain on hand and wrist.