Skills for Success

Sewing & Fitting

Learn to make every garment fit like a dream! Our classes, techniques and tips can help you conquer every fitting challenge.

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Fitting Fundamentals

Download our FREE 22-page guide to pattern fitting and the garment fitting process — it will set you on the path to a perfect custom fit.

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Start With Measurements

Watch this excerpt from Linda Lee's best-selling Fitting Solo class to learn simple methods for taking accurate measurements — even without a sewing buddy.

Take The Class!

Now that you've seen an excerpt from our popular Fitting Solo class, take the entire class to discover how easy basic fitting can be. From lengthening and shortening to adjusting width to the essentials of making a muslin, Linda Lee is your expert guide!

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More Fitting Classes for Beginners

From customizing a dress form to solo fitting essentials, these beginner classes will demystify the fitting process for sewers of all sizes and shapes. Make it right for you!

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Sleeve-Fitting Savvy

Master the nuances of perfect sleeve fitting with our expert tips.

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Perfect Princess Seams

Read a few expert tips to help you fit princess seams perfectly for a shapely dress, top or jacket.

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Discover the Palmer/Pletsch Method

Learn the legendary Palmer/Pletsch tissue-fitting method with sewing superstar Pati Palmer and her daughter Melissa Watson. Focus on pants, tops or knits in three terrific classes.

Fit for Celebration

Check out beautiful custom-fit garments made by members of the Craftsy community.

Your Custom-Fit Jacket

A well-fitting jacket is a wardrobe treasure. Achieving a custom fit is easier than you think — check out our tips to get started.

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