Pattern Fitting with Confidence by Nancy ZiemanNancy Ziemans pattern fitting approach is easy - no cutting, slashing, tucking or pinching--just logical and easy pivot-and-slide techniques, providing a painless method to follow that results in a garment that is comfortable and attractive. Once you learn Nancys techniques for fitting, you will find it easy to make every garment you sew fit your size and shape. Multiple fitting charts are included in the book, as well as an index for locating technical information at a glance.
Pattern Fitting with Confidence
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I have been watching a very old video tape of fitting using the Pivot and Slide. Feeling like I could do this I made a muslin sample pair. I think the pants would be. OK if I could take out the bagginess in the legs, make the waist 2" smaller but how. Nancy advocates buying a pants. By pivoting the pattern from the waist it's easy to add inches to.
I reread the books specifically looking at the order of alterations and how to do the alterations I think I need. I rechecked my worksheet. I made the worksheet not just to record the numbers but also to do the calculations. All calculations are expressed as formulae and had to be verified. Finally I dug out of the trash my original penciled measurements. I made 3 errors. So lets start again.