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Essential Measuring Points for Fitting a Pattern

Threads magazine - 181 - Oct./Nov. 2015 Issue
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The process of altering a pattern to fit requires accurate measurements. To get them, it’s important to establish reference points and lines on the body, so measurements are taken from stable locations that correlate to places on the pattern. We’ll show you where these key places are on the body, and how to find their corresponding points on the pattern. This article from Threads #181 (October/November 2015) will help you overcome the disconnect between a flat pattern and the three-dimensional human body when fitting.

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  1. user-5706965 January 23rd

    It would be great if we had some lessons on fitting for fuller figured people as well. Have enjoyed your magazine for many years!

  2. User avater newimage September 9th

    Taunton FAQ :: W319788-090315:
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    second attempt at an answer to my previous inquiry - this Insider "Essential Measuring Points for Fitting a Pattern" invites members to WATCH NOW but it is only a PDF Download Article - please explain (obviously in your own time, as I've discovered). You can keep ignoring me here in Downtown Australia but that doesn't stop me ringing when I can afford it.
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