The Fitting Book: Make Sewing Pattern Alterations and Achieve the Perfect Fit You Desire


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Gina Renee Designs
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8.5 X 11.0 X 0.59 inches | 1.44 pounds

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About the Author

Gina Renee has been working in the garment industry since 2003, when she graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City (NYC). Directly after graduating, she worked in high fashion in NYC, fitting beautiful gowns and tailored women's suits. After living in NYC for five years, she moved to California where she worked for two leading action sports clothing brands, creating snowboarding outerwear and surfing boardshorts. In 2012, Gina and her husband moved to Germany where she worked as a freelance patternmaker and started Gina Renee Designs, an Indie sewing pattern company. To view her sewing pattern collection and download her patterns, visit She has lived in Switzerland since 2014, where she leads a talented team of patternmakers and developers at a well-known European sportswear brand. Her main task while working in the garment industry has always been to develop quality clothes that fit well. She has fitted tens of thousands of garments during her career. Gina has fitted numerous top performing athletes from several different nations. Several have won gold medals in international competitions while wearing garments she fitted for them. Gina has always loved the technical side of fitting, and her goal is to help you achieve the perfectly-fitting clothes you dream of. She is also the creator of The GRD Method(TM) in patternmaking. The GRD Method(TM) teaches you how to achieve a customized fit based on your body measurements. Her online course is called Making a Moulage - The GRD Method(TM), and it gives you a solid foundation to design clothes that fit well. More information can be found at Gina grew up in Colorado and is a nature-girl by heart. She is happy to be living near nature once again in Switzerland. During her free time, she enjoys hiking, swimming, and cycling in the beautiful Swiss Alps. And let's not forget her most important hobby - sewing!