Palmer Pletsch Publishing and Education

Pati Palmer
Pati Palmer

Pati Palmer has been teaching sewing for 35 years and has opened a Palmer/Pletsch International School of Sewing in Portland, Oregon, USA and in Sydney, Australia.

Pati has written 10 sewing books and is editor/publisher of 20 others. She has designed over 100 fashion sewing patterns for the McCall's Pattern Company and specialises in getting a great fit on REAL people.

Her great websitegives workshop timetables and descriptions for Portland and Sydney, teacher listings, product information, sewing and fit tips and a free on-line Fashion e-magazine.

Smart Packing

Smart Packing for Today
Smart Packing for Today's Traveler

What to wear? Susan (Pletsch) Foster is the perfect person to give travel advice; she has packed and unpacked 5,000 times! As co-founder of Palmer Pletsch Publishing, Susan has travelled constantly for over 30 years and has spent her entire career living out of a suitcase.

No wonder she writes with authority in 'Smart Packing for Today's Traveler'.

Saf-T-Pockets Patterns

Marsha McClintock
Marsha McClintock

Saf-T-Pockets is a small, specialised pattern company that fills a unique niche for travelers who sew. The goalwhen designing each pattern is to incorporate hidden pockets that will carry the valuable items that we need to carry with us when we leave home. So whether you are going to the grocery store or around the world, the designer, Marsha McClintock, wants you to travel with peace of mind and in style.