Synopses & Reviews
Combining research on the structure and fit of ready-made jeans with testing ofand#160;different denims, this sewer's guide reveals the latest way to customize simple steps for sensational pants. By using the tissue-fit methodand#160;for makingand#160;clothes, this DVD explains how to get a great fit from pants before even starting to sew. With special attention to several body types, including petite and full figure, this resource also covers fabric selection, pre-shrinking, thread, notions, and gatheringand#160;other supplies. The DVD features the jean sewing process from start to finish and even explains details like pockets, zippers, yokes, flat-felled seam options, top-stitching tricks, waistbands, belt loops, hems, rivets, and bias.
About the Author
Marta Alto is a researcher at Palmer/Pletsch Publishing, the author of 21st Century Sewing, and the coauthorand#160;of The Serger Idea Book and Sewing Ultrasuede. Pati Palmer is theand#160;CEO ofand#160;Palmer/Pletsch Publishing,and#160;a designerand#160;and consultantand#160;for the McCall Pattern Company, andand#160;the coauthor of Sewing with Sergers. They areand#160;the coauthors ofand#160;Fit for Real People, Jackets for Real People, andand#160;Pants for Real People.and#160;They both live in Portland, Oregon.