Have you ever wondered how to make your own patterns. Do you want to expand your sewing skills with the knowledge of how to change a pattern into unlimited styles? Join Pattern Expert Designer Joi in Pattern Making Magic.
Friday evening session: Pattern Making Magic
Learn how to make your own patterns. Learn dart rotation, dart manipulation, how to convert darts to other fitting elements, slash and spread techniques, creative design and the much sought after Back Fitting tricks and more . . . Joi will also provide you knowledge beyond the pattern. Learn how pattern styles interact with the body and how you can improve fit simply by how you make a pattern for your body. In this fun and interactive class students will make their own mini pattern collection to use in their own studios. Class will focus on the torso in half scale. BONUS: learn how to work in half scale. Save time, space and money with a smaller version of your patterns. Based on Designer Joi’s Private club Perfect Pattern and Fit Club.
Saturday Morning Session: Sleeve Fitting & Shoulder Shaping
Saturday Afternoon Session: Pants Fitting Perfection
What are your challenges in learning to fit pants? Join Designer Joi for this interactive class learning how to fit pants and apply her unique fit method to the pants pattern. Class will begin with a lesson on the pant pattern & pant components, how your leg shape affects fit, common fit problems in pants, and understanding areas of fit on the body/ leg. Learn what measurements are integral for fitting pants and how to adjust a pants pattern. What about ‘ease”? Enjoy a discussion on how much ease you need in pants as well as how to custom fit the crotch curve. Yes, saddle up because the saddle or crotch curve may be the reason your pants fit funny. Don’t miss some of the most important pants tips and tricks that are missed in most fitting and sewing classes.
|Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm|
Sat, Apr 27, 2019 at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm