INSTRUCTOR: Designer Joi, Dress Forms Design Studio, LLC
DESCRIPTION: Join Joi in an all new class featuring new fitting tools and techniques developed Fall 2017. Each student will receive a reusable Perfect Fit Pattern Board Tool, will learn new application for Joi’s fitting method, and in class we will work through an actual fashion jacket pattern applying Joi’s process. Leave with new pattern fitting tools, and a fitted pattern scaled to your body and ready to sew.
Bring your fitting questions to class.
Creating the Perfect fit is something all garment sewers want to achieve. Join Designer Joi as she takes you through her unique method of fit and learn how easy, real, and approachable fit can be for everyone. Joi has been developing her own methods for over 25 years and is a true pattern maker and fitter. Skip the same fitting stuff that is always taught. Learn the most effective way to measure a body and scale a pattern to your correct body shape- a missing element in most methods. Joi has several mythbusters about fit that will change your whole thinking about how to use a pattern. This class is for all skill levels. Joi will go through many common examples and show you how easy they are to correct, and it is NOT creating a weird pattern shape that matches your body. Learn Joi’s EXCLUSIVE bust curve, bust quadrant and vertical bustline process which is worth the time in class just for this information. Learn why Joi’s dislikes FBA’s (full bust adjustments because they are not custom) and so much more. Hang on tight because Joi has a lot to share!! You are never disappointed in a class with Joi she truly keeps you going the entire class and wanting more. If you have taken every fit class, bought every fit book, or have given up on sewing clothing then this class if for you as well as seasoned sewing veterans . Joi will give you new knowledge and help you see how easy and FUN fitting can be. Based on her popular Craftsy classes, her books, McCall Patterns, Live events AND Designer Joi’s Perfect Fit Blog which is taking the blog/fitting world by storm. Bring your own questions and examples for class discussion!
This class is ideal for anyone wanting to learn how to really fit and gain real life solutions to fit. If you have taken Joi’s classes before or have joined her on Craftsy this will be a great addition to your classes and build on those skills and learn how to work with other patterns. If you have never taken a fit class with Joi this will give you great experience into her method of fit.
FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS.
Prerequisite: It is not required, but if you can take Joi’s Craftsy class Fast Track Fitting and Fast Track Fitting In the Details prior to class it will greatly benefit you and help you gain a solid foundation and we can dig deeper in this live class with Joi.
CLASS FEE: $125 Includes: Day class, SWAG bag, goodies, and one lucky guest will win a big prize.
STUDENT SUPPLIES: paper scissors, scotch tape
KIT PRICE: No Kit Required // FOR SALE: Joi will have her book Create the Perfect Fit: Measuring and Pattern Fitting for Real Sewing Solutions available for purchase/order and autographs.INSTRUCTOR: Designer Joi