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One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants

with Kathy Ruddy

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(57 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Another 5-star class

Lots of great information and technique in this class, even for a very experienced sewer. I was self taught over the years, mostly using pattern instructions for guidance. Why, oh why can't the pattern companies update their techniques to include tips and advice from the sewing masters like Kathy Ruddy? So many sewists would benefit. Thanks, Kathy for another great class and also thank you Craftsy for providing the platform. Would love to see Kathy do the same type of class for dresses and ...

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rated 5 stars

I'm making quite a lot of pants and have taken also another pant-making class on craftsy (which was great also). But Kathys class is so very special to me. There are so mäny little hints on all the things you have to do while making pants. From adjusting the pattern to sewing on an elastic, in fact I did it kind of similar, how many ways can there be to sew on ealstic, one thinks. But her method is just splendid. Just the little things make the difference. No more elastics going their own ...

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rated 5 stars

Very Comprehensive

This is one of the most comprehensive classes I have taken on Craftsy. Take a look at the lesson descriptions. She goes through design and construction. You probably should be an advanced beginner. I am and I can understand what she is teaching. This is the type of class I will be using for years to come, as a reference. I like that she teaches so many pocket styles. Something new to me is the hidden zipper with waistline facing. Such a great technique. She also teaches an easier fly zipper. A ...

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rated 5 stars

Kathy gave me a wealth of knowledge

This class is packed with information. I can't wait to try adding a a back yoke to my stretch jeans. Kathy is a wonderful teacher who gives clear instructions. I know I will use what I learned in this class, again and again.

Ms Hicks
rated 5 stars

An Excellent Class to Have

This class opened my mind to creating more than what was shown. This is a great class to have as a resource, whether creating or making changes to a sloper (or copy of another pant). Kathy Ruddy does a great job of explaining each modification. You can tell that she enjoys what she does, which makes it even easier to follow her.

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