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FIT Seminar: Tissue Fitting Demo


Learn the Palmer/Pletsch Tissue-Fitting Method and never sew a muslin again:  try on your pattern tissue, alter it, cut from fabric then fit as you sew. This method has been thrilling sewists from around the world for 30 years in Palmer/Pletsch workshops in Portland and across the country.

In this 3-hour seminar, Helen will give you an overview of how tissue-fitting can work for you to make perfectly-fitting garments.  We will concentrate on fitting the upper body with a comprehensive presentation followed by a hands-on tissue-fitting demo.

Your instructor, Helen Bartley, teaches the Palmer/Pletsch Fit, Pants, Jeans, and Knits workshops here in Portland and has worked alongside Marta Alto and Pati Palmer, authors of the book “The Palmer/Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting” for the past ten years.  Her goal is to help you perfect your garment creation by starting with the most critical part-FIT. You will never have another fit disaster!

No materials or supplies are needed for this class! Just bring yourself and a pen and paper if you’d like to take notes.

** Please note that classes are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment. Learn more about this and all our policies here.

Earlier Event: September 4
Sewing Pants!
Later Event: September 9
Open Sew