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My Favorite Tools Webinar (watch now)

My Favorite Tools Webinar (watch now)

Description: Sewing Tools that are essential in my studio. In this webcast, Nick will talk about his favorite sewing tools. Weather for garments, quilting, or just every day this and that sewing. Included will be pressing tools, tools to use with your sewing machine...

Bias Tunic / Dress Webinar

Bias Tunic / Dress Webinar

I’ve been working with my friend Julianne Bramson of Bias Cut Blueprints, and she showed me a basic Bias tunic from the 30’s (probably much earlier than that).  We decided to add a few things to make it a little more current and wearable. It can be a tunic, a dress, a...

Ready for Scarf Weather?

Ready for Scarf Weather?

CLASS OF THE WEEK This project brings together some of my favorite techniques, so if you haven’t tried the Mixed Media Bag class, I think you’ll love it! You’ll learn mono printing with a Gelli plate, machine embroidery, and hand sewing. And you’ll leave with a...

Sleeve Draft Webinar

Sleeve Draft Webinar

This is where we put the last touch on the “Tops” portion of the draping webinar series. The sleeve. We will look at both draping and drafting a sleeve. Both based on the bodice sloper we did in the very first session. You can now create tops dresses and outerwear...

Torso Draft Webinar

Torso Draft Webinar

This is the portion of our draping webinars, we are going to put the two drapes that we have done ( top and skirt ) together to create one piece. This is called a torso draft, and what it is basically a dress without a waistline. This is the basis for many types of...

Torso Draft Webinar

Skirt Draping Manipulation Webinar

In our last class, we learned how to create a drape pattern for a basic skirt, both front and back and on the dress form. Making a paper pattern out of it. In today's webinar, we will take that skirt pattern created in the last webinar and design some new styles with...

Skirt Draping Webinar

Skirt Draping Webinar

After Draping the bodice and learning how to manipulate darts and shape, we move on to the next draping challenge. Today I will show you how to drape a pattern for a basic skirt, both front and back, then once we have it draped on the dress form we'll make a paper...

Skirt Draping Webinar

Draping: Bodice Manipulation Webinar

Description: In this webinar, we’ll take the bodice drape we did last time and I’ll show you how to manipulate the bodice sloper (pattern) into different shapes and how to move the darts or get rid of them entirely…. This is the start to making or changing your...

Torso Draft Webinar

Draping Webinar

Draping is a useful way to start a pattern. It is basically taking fabric (I’ll be using muslin) and draping it on a dress form to get the shape and design that you want. Today I will show you how to drape a pattern for a basic top, both front and back, then once we...