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Essential Guidelines for Pattern Alterations


A Three-hour Hands-on Virtual Class
with Sewing & Fitting Expert Lorraine Henry

Join us on Saturday, November 5
@ 12:00 noon EST via Zoom

Our webinar will cover essential guidelines for pattern alteration, with demonstrations that encompass a wide variety of figure variations.


Lorraine will explore a range of fitting topics, including a new approach to achieving accurate body measurements. Under her skillful guidance, we will have a hands-on experience using half-scale patterns to learn alteration techniques for better fitting garments.


Class materials will be emailed to you once registration & payment are received.

Registration and pre-payment are required to reserve your space.


ASG members: $20; Guests: $30

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Contact us at and we will send you instructions.

Your check MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 29. AFTER OCT. 29, YOU MUST PAY VIA PAYPAL OR CREDIT CARD. (SEE PARAGRAPH ABOVE FOR DETAILS.) If you have paid by check, we will send you an email confirmation when we receive it. If you do not hear from us, that means it is floating around the postal system. If you do not get an email, contact us at


Lorraine Henry is a specialist in sewing, fitting and pattern alteration for Conselle Institute of Image Management. She has a degree in Clothing and Textiles and has been a university instructor and taught classes internationally at sewing related shows. Teaching pattern alteration and fit is her favorite thing to do. She is the creator of the Two Easy Measuring tape set with an instruction booklet which has been an aid for achieving a good fit for fashion sewers throughout the world. She has also written articles on pattern alteration for Sew News magazine. With 30+ years of experience as a custom dressmaker/tailor and teacher, she has a wealth of knowledge to share with us about sewing and fit.  Check her website at

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