About Us

Streaming Sewing Workshops since 2020!

Palmer Pletsch Digital is dedicated to providing high-quality online (streaming) video workshops for sewing enthusiasts at all skill levels.

Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand your understanding of sewing, alterations, fitting and more — Palmer Pletsch Digital is your choice.

From the very basics thru advanced training we endeavor to provide the highest quality learning experience.  Our staff has been in the sewing industry for quite a while, so you are guaranteed to learn not only how things are done but a lot of tips and tricks on how to get things done the best way.

Our sister company, Palmer Pletsch, has been in business for more than 40 years offering regionally based workshops and seminars, books, supplies, sewing notions, interfacing and much more.

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Video Class Instructors: Pati Palmer & Marta Alto

Pati Palmer has been teaching sewing for 37 years and is the founder of the Palmer/Pletsch International School of Sewing in Portland, Oregon, training consumers and sewing educators. Based in Portland, Oregon, Pati has produced more than 220 sewing patterns for the McCall Pattern Company as well as Vogue Patterns.Pati is the author or co-author of 10 sewing books and editor/publisher of 20 more books and 18 how-to videos, as well as the creator of eight Palmer/Pletsch sewing notion products. 

Marta Alto - Sewing Instructor & Author - Palmer Pletsch Digital

Marta Alto’s sewing experience stems from her study of home economics at Oregon State University, combined with several seasons sewing costumes for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Marta is co-author with Pati Palmer of The Palmer/Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting, Pants for Real People, and Jackets for Real People. She stars in most Palmer/Pletsch DVDs. During the past 30 years she has taught sewing throughout the US, Canada, and Australia.