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with Kathleen Cheetham
Online Class

Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders

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Overview

A perfect fit is within your reach! Join instructor Kathleen Cheetham as she teaches you the techniques and tricks to fit any garment across the shoulders, neck and back. You'll learn how perfect shoulder fit improves the all-over look of a garment, how to take patterns in and let them out for a smooth fit across the back, and adjustments for asymmetrical bodies. Five pages of practice patterns and a measurement worksheet are included.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 8 episodes
  • 3h30m

Included in this Class

1. Meet Kathleen & Get Started
10m

1. Meet Kathleen & Get Started

Meet Kathleen and get started on a journey to better fit. She discusses essential measurements and the importance of a test garment.

2. Diagnosing Fit Problems
6m

2. Diagnosing Fit Problems

Learn how to diagnose all your fitting problems, from stretching seams to gapping waists.

3. Preparing Your Pattern
28m

3. Preparing Your Pattern

Securing the facings, changing the length and choosing the correct size lines will save time and improve accuracy when you start making adjustments.

1. Meet Kathleen & Get Started

1. Meet Kathleen & Get Started

2. Diagnosing Fit Problems

2. Diagnosing Fit Problems

3. Preparing Your Pattern

3. Preparing Your Pattern

4. Adjusting Standard Pattern Shoulders

4. Adjusting Standard Pattern Shoulders

5. Adjusting Princess-Seamed Shoulders

5. Adjusting Princess-Seamed Shoulders

6. Adjusting the Back

6. Adjusting the Back

7. Swayback & Forward-Thrust Shoulders

7. Swayback & Forward-Thrust Shoulders

8. Fine-Tuning the Fit

8. Fine-Tuning the Fit