Fit for Real People Basics (Digital Edition)
Fit Tops, Skirts & Dresses to YOUR Body
featuring Marta Alto
Learn to make any pattern fit YOUR body through tissue-fitting and then fabric fitting. This Digital Edition of our popular DVD covers the common alterations you’ll need. (1 HOUR 30 MINUTES)
Fit for Real People Basics - A Peek Inside the Video:
Make Sewing Patterns Fit!
Learn the basics of choosing the right size, tissue-fitting, altering, and fabric-fitting in this interactive digital edition of the popular DVD.
Marta Alto fits a model who needs the most common alterations for the bust, back, shoulders, and sleeves. She demonstrates the same alterations on three styles of tops — a fitted shirt; a loose fitting jacket, and a fitted princess jacket with a straight skirt.
Palmer/Pletsch has been influencing pattern company fit products for over 25 years and are considered the “Fit Authorities” by The McCall Pattern Company.
Fitting Sewing Patterns
Fitting Plus Sizes
Designing by Moving Darts
Make Sewing Patterns Fit
"Fit for Real People Basics" is...
FITTING SEWING PATTERNS
ALTERING SEWING PATTERNS
Bonus Class PDFs: Palmer/Pletsch Guides to PerfectFuse Interfacings and PerfectSew Products
This digital edition includes 4 bonus class PDFs: “How to Buy the Right Size in a Top or Dress Pattern”, the Palmer/Pletsch “Tissue Fitting Sequence”, “Body Map Pattern Alteration Worksheet” and “Chapter Menu”. Download and print out these full color guides which will help you get the most from this video class.
How about a bit more from the video class?
Fitting Jackets Sampler from Fit for Real People Basics
Video Class Instructor: Marta Alto
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. See our workshop pages for the four-day Fit workshops Marta teaches.