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Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper

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Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper

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(118 reviews)

rated 5 stars

A skirt that finally fits!

I'm so glad I took this class before taking her other classes. I've never drafted a pattern in my life and I really needed all the detail in this class. I purchased her book as well which has been really helpful for this and her subsequent classes.

rated 5 stars

Awesome class - a must for sewers on any level

By now, I have enrolled in six out of seven Suzy's patternmaking and design classes. They are without doubt among the most useful classes Craftsy offers. It took me a while to gather enough courage to enroll in them as they are "advanced" classes and I consider myself a beginner-intermediate sewer. I have learned so much. Suzy has a wealth of knowledge and she makes everything understandable explaining not only what but also why. In the discussions, I have seen requests for children's ...

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rated 5 stars


I can't believe I waited so long to get this class. Suzy has a wealth of knowledge and her simple approach makes it all understandable. While I was watching I just kept wondering where does Craftsy find all this great talent. I'm just glad this is available. Thank you!!

rated 5 stars

Must-have even if you don't plan to draft & get the book

I will post this on every one of Suzy's classes. Seeing how a pattern is drafted is invaluable. If nothing else, it will help you know how to alter an existing pattern. I personally find pattern drafting fascinating, and I have watched these classes many times. Well worth the investment of time and money. Very clear instructions and expert advice. As a note, there is an Android app for a fraction calculator; got mine on Amazon for free. I also use the Pilot Frixion pens for drafting - ...

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Very Inspiring!

Suzy Furrer has once again demonstrated her unique talent for constructing patterns. Watching her class has helped me understand the fundamentals of pattern making. I have her pants sloper class, but my favorite is the skirt, as I love skirts and I thoroughly enjoyed watching the different styles I could make! I can't wait to get started! Next up - the bodice sloper!

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