The 2nd Edition of Fabulous Fit combines a user-friendly approach to the fitting process with a dynamic visual presentation of technical procedures. Illustrations and photos guide you through the process of identifying a figure variation, recognizing incorrect fit and its cause, measuring the body and corresponding pattern area, adjusting the pattern, and altering
garments. Fabulous Fit is a complete fit book, with solutions for 62 figure variations for the bodice, sleeves, skirts, and pants. This book is the essential text for coursework in fashion selection, fitting, and alteration.
Fashion photos demonstrating the elements and principles of design in clothing style selection
Before and after photos for different figure types
Color strategically placed in illustrations to simplify solving fitting problems
Directional guides for measuring a pattern correctly as it corresponds to body measurements
New figure variations and solutions
Fabulous Fit: A Key to Looking Terrific
Figure Types: A Key for Comparison
Strategies to Fit Your Figure
Strategies to Improve Fit
Speed Methods for Fitting and Altering the Pattern
Skirts and Pants
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Elizabeth L. Liechty
is a Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University in Utah. She has taught classes to adult and student learners in the clothing, fitting, and tailoring fields.
Judith A. Rasband
is the founder and CEO of Conselle L.C. and Executive Director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management, an organization involved in the creation of education materials on appearance-related topics. She combines 30 years of experience in fashion education and business. A veteran educator, she has taught secondary-level, community college, and university courses in clothing selection and construction. She is a member of International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA).