Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle TV Show by Nancy Zieman



Do you ever shy away from sewing fashions, since getting the right fit may seem daunting? Don’t worry—you’re not alone. During the next two Sewing With Nancy episodes featuring the new show, Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle, I’d like to share with you my favorite pattern fitting techniques that are easily mastered without cutting the original pattern pieces apart!


Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle Sewing With Nancy PBS Show hosted by Nancy Zieman



Fitting sewing patterns can be approached as if you’re putting together a puzzle. In Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle, Part One, I’ll cover the fitting basics; bust, waist, and hip adjustments.


Nancy Zieman's Right Size Measurement Pattern Fitting Chart



Learn a new approach to choosing the right pattern size with my Right Size Measurement Fitting Chart.


Nancy Zieman's Right Size Measurement Pattern Fitting Chart



See how to easily measure and choose a basic pattern size.


How to Fit a Sewing Pattern with Nancy Zieman's Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle



Then learn how to change the pattern with simplified pivot and slide techniques.


Free Mini Pattern Pieces from Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle by Nancy Zieman



You’ll find all my pattern fitting techniques within my book, Confident Sewing Collection.


Confident Sewing Collection by Sewing With Nancy Zieman



You can also practice these skills using mini-pattern pieces that you can download for free.


Princess Seams Mini Pattern Pieces by Nancy Zieman



Watch Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle on Sewing With Nancy online. Then, tune in next week for Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle, Part Two.

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Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle DVD by Nancy Zieman of TV's Sewing With Nancy PBS Show. Learn how to fit sewing patterns.




Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle DVD by Nancy Zieman of TV's Sewing With Nancy PBS Show



For a chance to win a Solving the Pattern Fitting Puzzle DVD, from Nancy’s Notions, please leave a comment below sharing your pattern fitting puzzler.

Nancy Zieman's Giveaway WinnerThe random winner of a copy of the book, Sew Gifts—Make Memories by Mary Mulari, is Nadine Nakano, who shared, “I have a huge box of old jeans that I want to upcycle so I’ll use a lot of it for the holidays as gifts”.


Sew Gifts Make Memories Book by Mary Mulari




Annual Stocking Sewing Challenge hosted by Nancy Zieman



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