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Garment Fitting

Garment Fitting

London College of Fashion
Taught by
Wendy Sasimowicz


For a better understanding of what makes a garment fit correctly. Once you get to grips with this issue, you'll be able to resolve garment fitting problems that often arise with offshore production.

Working with samples on live models, you'll discuss and deconstruct garments to understand why fitting issues are happening. The course will help buyers and anyone involved in developing samples and production.

The course includes:

  • Fitting criteria for jackets, coats, trousers, skirts, dresses, tops & shirts
  • Understanding woven and knitted fabrics and their limitations
  • The importance of patterns
  • Problems working with flat measurements (specs)
  • How to identify and document fitting problems
Suitable for:

Buying personnel and anyone connected with the development of samples and production.

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older.


Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Tutor Description

Wendy Sasimowicz is an expert in Quality Assurance and Compliance Management with over 30 years’ experience in the Clothing Industry. She started her career at the Burton Group after graduating from Manchester with a BA in Clothing Studies. Wendy has worked for both retailers and manufacturers covering all product categories (wovens, jerseys, knits, swimwear, underwear and nightwear) across ladieswear, menswear and childrenswear. She has an excellent knowledge of garment fitting, sizing, grading, construction, safety legislation and testing across all fabric types. Wendy has travelled extensively throughout China, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Europe, monitoring both technical and ethical compliance in primary sites (sewing factories) and secondary sites (fabric mills, printing and embroidery units).


In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Notebook and pen

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