In First Time Pattern Fitting, sewing and design expert Sarah Veblen takes you by the hand and teaches you everything you need to know to adapt patterns so you can sew garments that fit just right. With detailed descriptions of essential tools and techniques, the easy step-by-step instructions will have you altering patterns and sewing tops, pants, and skirts that fit you to a T in no time. Eight projects introduce key skills you'll use again and again for all your garment sewing. With First Time Pattern Fitting, you'll soon be sewing amazing clothing with confidence.
Sarah Veblen is a custom fashion designer who focuses on creating clothing for her clientele and on teaching and writing to promote the craft of garment-making. For more than twenty-five years, Sarah has been designing and making clothing for her private clientele, specialising in fit, innovative pattern design, and quality construction. Her focus is on helping women create a wardrobe that is comfortable and compatible with their lifestyle. Dedicated to promoting sewing at all levels, Sarah enjoys immersing herself into her students learning process. She teaches in her studio and other classroom venues, as well as online through PatternReview.com. She is also a frequent guest lecturer and regularly holds workshops for sewing groups and organizations across the country. Sarah has authored many articles and publications on sewing and design, including her book, The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting, and writes her own blog.