• Singer Perfect Plus

    Sew a Mix-and-Match Wardrobe for Plus and Petite-Plus Sizes


    Kathleen Cheetham presents 4 enclosed patterns, step-by-step construction, and fitting instruction. Readers can create a wardrobe of versatile and stylish garments--which can be adapted for office wear, casual wear, or evening wear, just by varying the colors, fabrics, and finishing details. Never have to say you have nothing to wear again!

  • The Pocket Stylist

    Behind-the-Scenes Expertise from a Fashion Pro on Creating Your Own Unique Look

    Professional fashion advice for all body shapes and sizes!

  • Pants for Real People: Fitting Techniques

    Any sewer will benefit from the fitting techniques featured in this informative DVD, a companion to Pants for Real People: Sewing Techniques . 

    Sewers will learn how to buy the right-size pattern, fine-tune it before cutting, and then tissue-fit it. 

  • Pants for Real People: Sewing Techniques

    This informative guide illustrates how to sew great pants that flatter any fit. 

    The tips and techniques within this useful reference include how to prepare and cut fabric, mark darts, sew zippers, pin-fit the fabric, press seams, and attach different styles of waistbands. 

    This DVD is a must-have to follow up the fitting DVD.

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All posts in category Blouses

Building a New Wardrobe for Petite Plus Size Women – Constructing the "eyeglass" blouse

I cut this blouse out at the same time as the white/navy blouse using the same pattern. I had only a little more of this fabric. On the previous blouse, I wasn’t entirely happy with the depth of the v-neckline so I cut this one deeper. This fabric has a bit of stretch so I […]

Building a New Wardrobe for Petite Plus Size Women – Constructing the white/navy print blouse

This is about the construction of the sleeveless blouse from the white and navy print t-shirt type of material. I used a shell pattern I’d altered awhile back because I didn’t have much of this material. I also had to include a center front seam as there wasn’t enough fabric to cut it on the […]