Correcting Common Fit Challenges: Princess Seams


Price includes 4 hours of class.

With Katrina Walker

Aug 8, 1:00-3:00pm & 4:00-6:00pm CDT

Learn the secret to altering princess-seam patterns for a perfect fit!

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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Clothing with side and center panels – also known as princess seams — are always popular for their great looks and comfortable fit. Adjusting those seams can be intimidating and tricky for the home sewist! Thankfully there is a logical, methodical system for adjusting the fit in a princess seam.

Using a simple set of measurements you can make the pattern adjustments needed for clothes you’ll love wearing. Palmer/Pletsch-certified fit instructor Katrina will guide you through the process as you practice the alterations hands-on so you are ready for your next sewing project. This class is a perfect follow-up to Correcting Common Fit Challenges: Darted Shirts/Bodices .

Special skills or knowledge needed to take this class:
It is recommended but not required to have taken Katrina’s Correcting Common Fit Challenges: Darted Shirts/Bodices.

An Optional kit is available for this class:
Follow this link to purchase your downloadable kit for $5:>
Kit includes: An on-demand, downloadable e-Book containing the educational material covered in class, as well as detailed step-by-step instructions for performing the pattern alterations that will be learned and practiced.

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

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