Pants for Real People: Fit and Sew for Any Body

Pants for Real People: Fit and Sew for Any Body

by Marta Alto, Pati Palmer
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Pants for Real People: Fit and Sew for Any Body by Marta Alto, Pati Palmer

This pattern book features step-by-step instructions on fitting and sewing pants for women of all body types using the twin techniques of tissue fitting and fabric fitting. Important sewing choices are highlighted, including choosing fabrics, selecting appropriate alteration tools, and finding styles that are most flattering. The fit-as-you-sew process of making pants is illustrated with progressive photographs and step-by-step illustrations. A variety of styles are covered, including nonroll, expandable, and contour waistbands; side seam and patched pockets; and easy hems and cuffs. This updated second edition features refinements to the fitting and sewing information and has added instructions on the fitting and sewing of jeans and no-side-seam pants.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780935278965
Publisher: Palmer-Pletsch Associates
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Series: Sewing for Real People Series
Edition description: Second Edition, Second edition
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 302,233
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 10.68(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Marta Alto is the coauthor of Fit for Real People, Jackets for Real People, The Serger Idea Book, and Sewing Ultrasuede. Pati Palmer is the CEO of Palmer/Pletsch Publishing, a designer and consultant for the McCall Pattern Company, and the author of Creative Serging, Mother Pletsch's Painless Sewing, and Sewing Ultrasuede. They both live in Portland, Oregon.

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Pants for Real People: Fit and Sew for Any Body 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
There are lots of photos, and examples showing how to fit people with different body types. The format is good too, and the authors' style is approachable and made me feel like I could actually make well fitting pants.