Solving Fit Problems: Women’s Tops

This course is an engaging and interactive course with real examples of fit problems and pattern corrections that are commonly seen in the design and development of women’s tops. You will learn how to be a detective and find the root causes of problems and then walk away with the tools for solving them and efficiently communicating the pattern corrections.
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3 wks 1 hr/wk

What will you learn?

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Detect common fit issues with women’s tops
- Identify causes of fitting problems
- Apply principles learned to troubleshoot and correct fit issues

Who is it for?

This course is geared for independent designers as well as junior to senior team members, from product development and technical teams or any team member with basic garment knowledge who would like to understand how to identify and solve common pattern issues.

How will you learn?

The course is self-paced and includes a pre-assessment, 3 modules of interactive instruction, exercises and knowledge assessments. All participants who complete the course will receive an Alvanon Certificate of Completion.

Course instructor

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Emily Robertson Hood

For 20+ years, Emily Robertson Hood has worked in the fit, construction and global manufacturing of apparel products ranging from denim to down. Emily developed her own line of apparel and sold it from her retail location, as a result, she understands the problems both a global business and the small independents face.