Do you love to sew? How about wearing a piece that fits YOU perfectly? The key to a perfectly fitting garment is to make alterations to the pattern before you sew, instead of having the terror of a million alterations after you have completed the piece. If you fall in-between pattern sizes and are unsure which one to alter, this web seminar recording is for you! Packed with more information and more slides, this is the new and improved Pattern Grading web seminar recording! Learn how to compare measurements on your body with those of the pattern and make the necessary alterations. See how to easily add or remove length and width without compromising the pattern style.
This web seminar recording is for the more advanced sewer who is comfortable using drafting tools and is used to working with sewing patterns.
In this web seminar recording, sewing extraordinaire Meg Healy will show you everything you need to know to draft patterns and alter them in order to fit you. Everyone who registers will receive a recording of the event, any downloads or resources referenced during the web seminar, and have the ability to ask any follow-up questions.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
- How to compare your body measurement to the patterns
- How to alter the pattern in length and width
- How to rotate and move a dart
- How to combine sizes
- How to grade up and down pattern sizes
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Meg Healy began to sew at the age of 12, where she began experimenting with fabric and seams on her Brother little domestic sewing machine. Studying at both Fanshawe College and Parsons the New School for Design in NYC, Meg gained the technical skills in pattern making and advanced sewing that led to a number of awards for her design and construction skills. Before becoming the Online Editor of BurdaStyle.com Meg worked as a pattern making intern for Vera Wang. Meg also launched her own highly unique clothing line consisting of fashion-forward spandex leggings in 2010.