Learn to Sew a Jacket! (Digital Edition)
featuring Marta Alto
Sew a jacket and ALL your FUTURE sewing will improve! Sew your jacket as you watch Marta Alto sew her lined blazer. Follow along as Marta sews a lapel-style jacket with double-welt pockets, vented sleeves, sleeve heads and lining for maximum learning. Clear, step-by-step close-ups take you each step of the way. (2hrs 54mins)
NOTE: This Learn to Sew a Jacket video is the updated and remastered streaming and downloadable edition of the Palmer/Pletsch DVD Jackets for Real People.
Learn to Sew a Jacket! - A Peek inside the Video
Sew Jackets with Perfect Fit!
Take your fitting and sewing skills to the next level with ‘Learn to Sew a Jacket’ featuring Pati Palmer and Marta Alto. This detailed video workshop will show you everything you need to know in order to make fabulous jackets that are ‘custom fit’ to your or your favorite person.
Tissue Fitting a Jacket Pattern
Welt Pockets and Details
Using Fusible Interfacings
Sewing Perfect Sleeves
"Learn to Sew a Jacket!" is...
GET STARTED SEWING A JACKET
EXPLORE JACKET DETAILS...
FEATURING - THE PALMER/PLETSCH TISSUE FITTING METHOD
Learn how you vary from a standardized pattern and alter the tissue to fit you using the Palmer/Pletsch Tissue Fitting Method. After watching Marta at work, you’ll be able to customize patterns so your handmade garments look and feel awesome.
Bonus Class PDFs: Anatomy of a Jacket, The 'No-Fail' Double-Welt Pocket and the class Chapter List
This digital edition includes 3 bonus PDFs — “Anatomy of a Jacket”, “The ‘No-Fail’ Double-Welt Pocket”, and the “Chapter List”. Download and print out these full color PDFs to get the most from this video class.
Still not sure?
Learn all about using fusible interfacings in this video class sampler!
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.