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Palmer Pletsch Shirt
and Skirt Fit Workshop

There is no need to draft your own pattern to get a skirt or shirt to fit.

Come to Baraque and learn:

  • How to fit the McCalls training pattern 2718 ,shirt and apply the bust adjustment learnt in workshop 1
  • How to fit the basic fashion skirt  in 2718 with special attention to the waist, hipsand tapering

This workshop seminar is based on the Palmer Pletsch book Fit For Real People. This book is available for purchase from Baraque.

There is no need to draft your own pattern to get a skirt or shirt to fit.

Come to Baraque and learn:

  • How to fit the McCalls training pattern 2718 ,shirt and apply the bust adjustment learnt in workshop 1
  • How to fit the basic fashion skirt  in 2718 with special attention to the waist, hipsand tapering

This workshop seminar is based on the Palmer Pletsch book Fit For Real People. This book is available for purchase from Baraque.

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Workshop venue

Venue
5/1-3 Munderah St
Wahroonga NSW

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Venue
5/1-3 Munderah St
Wahroonga NSW

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About your teacher

Classes are conducted by Barbara Aquilina, a teacher with over thirty years of sewing experience.

Barbara is a  Palmer Pletsch Educational  Associate, an Image Consultant with The Australian Image Company  and owner of Baraque.

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Classes are conducted by Barbara Aquilina, a teacher with over thirty years of sewing experience.

Barbara is a  Palmer Pletsch Educational  Associate, an Image Consultant with The Australian Image Company  and owner of Baraque.

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Workshop Outline

In this workshop we go straight into cutting out the shirt and skirt from the pattern you already have.

To enrol for this workshop, please click here.

In this workshop we go straight into cutting out the shirt and skirt from the pattern you already have.

To enrol for this workshop, please click here.

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A Day In The Workshop

Shirt Fit - fitting and setting pattern to bodyWe begin using McCalls Pattern 2718 and commence with the shirt.

[Shirt fit]
We progressively assemble and pin the tissue, and fit the shirt pattern to the upper body.

Working in stages we check, adjust and fit the tissue - adjusting for length, line and movement.

 

Shirt Fit - check, measure and adjust tissue to ensure perfect fit[Adjustments and Final fit]    

We progressively measure, mark, pin and adjust tissue to ensure a comfortable fit and ease of movement.

 

 

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We now progress to skirts using our McCalls 2718 skirt pattern.

Skirt Fit - fitting and setting pattern to body[Skirt fit]

We again assemble, pin and try on the pattern tissue for fit.

Elastic serves as both anchor and waistband indicator while we measure, fit and check the fall, length and placement of seams, pockets etcSkirt Fit - check, measure and adjust tissue and pockets to ensure perfect fit

 

[Adjustments and Final fit]

We progressively mark, pin and adjust the tissue.

Adding, removing and tuning as we go to ensure a comfortable and flattering fit and ease of movement.

Hem line is also checked and adjusted as required.

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