Fit for Real People: Sew Great Clothes Using ANY Pattern Paperback – Sep 1 2006
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The book is printed on excellent quality paper with an equally excellent quality of typeface, photograhs and color diagrams making it a pleasure to read and work with.
If any fault can be found it is that the authors make little mention of how important it is to work with a helper or a really well duplicated dress form. Aside from that, their approach is the most sensible and realistic I have seen. This book belongs in the library of every home sewer who wants to create garments with gorgeous fit.
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Great book with lots of great information! Wish I had found it sooner. Love the tips on how to pin fit pattern without making a muslin.Published 17 months ago by A. Ducent
As a novice sewist I found some of this books tips helpful. However a lot of it was too complicated for me. A more experienced sewist I'm sure would find it most beneficial.Published 21 months ago by Kathy Pitts
I learnt so much from this book so far. I am a beginner sewer and wanted a book that could help me when making garments from patterns. This fit the bill.Published on May 10 2013 by MiLinda
Palmer Pletsch books and DVD's are the best, as far as I'm concerned. The directions are clear and well documented with pictures/diagrams, and they deal with a multitude of... Read morePublished on Dec 15 2012 by Diane K.
Any book that claims to fit real people has to address the issue of fitting pants, particularly for women since we are still stuck with designs based on men's pants. Read morePublished on Jan. 21 2004 by A Keen Sewer
This is the most comprehensive fitting book I have seen. A couple of things to be aware of: it does not include pants fitting or fitting for males (though most of the methods could... Read morePublished on April 9 2003
This book gives the clearest, most accurate fitting techniques I have ever seen in a home sewer's reference. Read morePublished on March 19 2003 by Mimi Jackson
I was so disapointed with the book. Yes, there are plenty of pictures but for what... There is not one explanation on fitting pants. Read morePublished on July 3 2002 by Kathleen Brown-van Doorn