Fabulous Fit

Fabulous Fit : Speed Fit and Alteration

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The second edition of Fabulous Fit combines a user-friendly approach to the fitting process with a dynamic visual presentation of technical procedures. Illustrations guide you through the process of identifying a figure variation, recognising incorrect fit and its cause, measuring the body and corresponding pattern area, adjusting the pattern, and altering garments. Fabulous Fit is a complete fit book, with solutions for 62 figure variations for the bodice, sleeves, skirts, and pants. This book is the essential text for coursework in fashion selection, fitting, and alteration.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 24mm | 874g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1563673215
  • 9781563673214
  • 805,760

Table of contents

* Part One -Fabulous Fit: A Key to Looking Terrific -Figure Types: A Key for Comparison -Strategies to Fit Your Figure -Strategies to Improve Fit -Speed Methods for Fitting and Altering the Pattern * Part Two -Bodices -Sleeves -Skirts and Pants NEW TO THIS EDITION * Fashion photos that aid in understanding the elements and principles of design in clothing style selection for the figure * Before and after photos of each figure type * Strategically placed colour simplifies the figure to solve fitting problems * New figure variations and solutions * Directional guides for measuring a pattern correctly as it corresponds to body measurements
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About Elizabeth L. Liechty

Judith Rasband is the founder and CEO of Conselle Corporation and Director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management, an organisation involved in the creation of education materials on appearance-related topics. She combines 30 years of experience in fashion education and business. A veteran educator, she has taught secondary-level, further education, and university courses in clothing selection and construction. Elizabeth Liechty is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University in Utah.
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