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Fitting: Working with a Muslin

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At a glance

A muslin acts as a rough copy for our actual garment, allowing us to fine tune our pattern and make adjustments without damaging our desired fabric.

Description

Among the multitude of options we have for acquiring the perfect fit, constructing a muslin falls pretty high on the list of essential skills. A muslin acts as a rough copy for our actual garment, allowing us to fine tune our pattern and make adjustments without damaging our desired fabric. It’s a great way to master your fit and also gives you the opportunity to try out any new sewing techniques required so your final garment looks perfect!

In this web seminar recording, sewing teacher and fashion aficionado Becky MacKinnon explores the process of creating a muslin from scratch and some tips and tricks for muslin and pattern adjustment.

What you’ll learn:

  • Create a bodice using your measurements and a muslin.
  • Techniques for adjusting common fit problems.
  • How to transfer fit adjustments from your muslin to your pattern.
  • Difficulty level:

    This web seminar recording is for sewers who are comfortable using their machine and putting together a pattern but need some tips on acquiring the perfect fit.

    About the Instructor:

     Becky MacKinnon has been teaching sewing for 4 years at The Sewing Studio in Toronto and has dipped her feet into just about everything in the fashion industry. From couture to sports wear to accessories to pet apparel, she’s sewn it all- and probably taught someone else how to sew it too! With her broad and technical background Becky has helped many new fashion designers launch their brands and has inspired a love for sewing in students of all ages.

    This is a recording of a previously presented, powerpoint-style live-streamed web seminar.

    BurdaStyle does not offer any refunds for web seminar recordings. All sales are final. Please contact answers@burdastyle.com if you have any questions about the content of the recording.