Garment fit issues

This practical one day course has been designed to give you hands-on experience and develop an understanding of how garment fit relates to patterns and blocks.

This course has been designed for delegates with basic pattern cutting knowledge and quality control and/or product development experience.

Part 1 - Introduction to common fit issues Examples and patterns covering:

  • Trousers
  • Front and back rise shapes
  • Removing excess fabric in leg seams
  • Seams
  • Shape and ease
  • Fitted bodice pattern
  • Princess line/seams/ease on outerwear garments
  • Jersey blocks
  • Sleeves
  • Armhole shapes - too tight/too wide
  • Sleeve head - too short/too high
  • Removing excess fabric at bicep
  • Sleeve pitch

Part 2 - Delegates garments:

  • Attempting to uncover and solve garment fit issues by discussion/ unpicking/re-patterning