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Skill Builder | Dressmaking

Trouser Fitting

Level 4

3h 30m

23 Lessons

Unlock the secrets to great fitting trousers with our comprehensive Guide to Trouser Fitting. This transformative program goes beyond the basics, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to effortlessly diagnose and resolve common fit issues. Dive deep into the relationship between your pattern pieces and body measurements, master the art of reading wrinkles to identify your unique fitting requirements, and learn to make precise adjustments to both flat patterns and muslins. With our step-by-step video tutorials, a practical workbook, and expert guidance, you’ll gain the confidence to create trousers that not only look amazing but feel incredible to wear. Join us on this empowering journey and elevate your sewing skills today!


What you will learn...

Are you ready to make some great fitting trousers? You’re fitting journey starts here! During the course, you will learn…

What you will need...

If you wish to adjust a pattern whilst following along with this course, you will need the following items:

Your Questions Answered

This course will teach you skills that can be applied to fitting all styles of trousers.

It’s helpful to have a reasonable knowledge of working with sewing patterns. The course does assume that you know how to use a sewing machine and have some knowledge of dressmaking.

No, this course focuses on fitting an existing trouser pattern to your body. However, understanding how to make adjustments to a pattern will give you a good foundation for eventually learning how to draft your own patterns.

This course is focused on fitting, not construction, but we will walk you through how to sew a muslin. However, understanding how to fit a pattern to your body will make sewing trousers much easier and more successful.

The course is self-paced, so it really depends on how much time you have to devote to it. There are 3.5 hours of video lessons to watch, but we recommend allowing several weeks to work through all the lessons and practice the fitting techniques.

Yes! If you have any questions or need clarification on anything, you can add a comment to the lesson page or drop us an email.

The techniques taught in this course are can be applied to fitting trousers for others as well as yourself. However, keep in mind that every body is unique and may require different adjustments, so additional practice and experimentation may be necessary.

Yes, you will have access to the course videos and the workbook indefinitely, so you can revisit them whenever you need to refresh your memory or reference a particular adjustment.

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What Others Are Saying...

Fabulous as always ladies! This is great to get started with making my own clothes. Just wish i'd done this earlier ;) Can't wait to get some tops made.

Fabulous as always ladies! This is great to get started with making my own clothes. Just wish i'd done this earlier ;) Can't wait to get some tops made.

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