Correcting Common Fit Challenges: Darted Shirts/Bodices


Price includes 4 hours of class.

With Katrina Walker

Aug 7, 1:00-3:00pm & 4:00-6:00pm CDT

Learn to correct the most common bodice fit challenges using logical, straightforward methods that WORK for the home sewist.

Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.

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Every garment sewist has fit challenges! Broad or narrow back, full or small chest, sway back, forward shoulders, round back, round tummy… all of these are very common. Palmer/Pletsch-certified fit instructor, Katrina Walker will teach you how to identify and adjust for all of these challenges (and more!) using a systematic approach to fit that simply WORKS.

In class we will go through the fit process step-by-step using both detailed photos and a live demonstrations. Then you’ll practice making the pattern alterations yourself, hands-on, by using 1/2-scale bodice patterns.

Special skills or knowledge needed to take this class:
Basic understanding of garment sewing is helpful.

An Optional kit is available for this class:
Follow this link to purchase a downloadable kit for $5: fit-challenges-class?ref=shop_home_active_1
Kit includes: An e-book that contains detailed educational materials for the techniques learned in class, as well as step- by-step instructions for the pattern alterations practiced.

Supply list
__Print and cut out 1 set of 1/2-scale practice patterns (provided in class materials)
__Erasable pen/pencil
__Paper scissors
__1/2″ clear tape
__Tissue paper
__Clear ruler
__Pinnable surface for pattern work (Katrina uses a piece of foam core and glues a piece of graph paper to it for a gridded work surface.)
__Straight pins
See Supply List PDF for more details.

Additional information

Skill Level

Main Technique


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