Shape Up Your Sewing: Top 10 Easy Fit Fixes with Joi Mahon Video Download

Do you want successful results in your sewing when it comes to fitting? Have you taken every fit class and read every book, but still are not satisfied with the results? A lot of information is based on outdated methods that really Don't apply to body types of today.

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Do you want successful results in your sewing when it comes to fitting? Have you taken every fit class and read every book, but still are not satisfied with the results? A lot of information is based on outdated methods that really Don't apply to body types of today. It is common for new sewists to seek out fitting information and to be unsure what advice to take to heart, or for a seasoned sewists returning to garment sewing only to find that how they sewed and fitted years ago does not work for their current body. Fit is not about memorizing textbook pattern adjustments for standard patterns because the body changes as does our fitting needs and application. Fit is all about you. It is all about each unique body and understanding the needed steps that go into fitting, the order of fitting a garment, and learning how to address body variations so you can achieve the perfect fit.

Designer Joi Mahon has been fitting garments on customers for over 25 years. Join Joi as she shares the fitting protocol that she follows with each custom fitting client. She will teach you how to address a pattern that does not match your body. Learn why you should make a fitting sample and how to refine fit when there are adjustments to make to the muslin. You will learn how to enjoy fitting and look at it as part of the overall process of creating a perfect fitting garment. Joi will also show you her tried and true method for fitting sleeves which is not standard textbook pattern adjustments. You have a unique body and are completely different from a generic pattern adjustment. Joi teaches fit a little different than most, but it is real and tested. This is not just a standard fitting on-demand webinar, but easy fixes for successful fit.

What You'll Learn:

  • Easy tips and tricks to address almost all fitting issues
  • How to approach any pattern for successful results
  • Learn how to make a fit sample quickly and efficiently. What is really necessary and what is not.
  • Learn a "fitting eye". Avoid feeling overwhelmed when fitting. Instead learn how to approach muslin fitting
  • Learn the basic tools needed that all sewers have
  • Learn to master common sleeve issues that arise when sewing and Joi's tips for fuller upper arms
  • Learn how to address the lower body, narrow shoulders and more.
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File Type MP4
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