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Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper

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Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper

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(115 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Must-have even if you don't plan to draft

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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rated 5 stars

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!

rated 5 stars

Outstanding on so many levels

For me this class really showcases the power of online learning in lots of ways:

1. The teacher! It's been said before by so many people, but I'll say it again...Suzy is amazing! Her instruction is clear, well-paced, perfectly demonstrated and very engaging. She's serious and precise without being intense, which makes it easy to 100% trust her, and follow along with enthusiasm.

2. The material. Learning about patternmaking has opened my eyes. Not only have I learned to ...

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Celia Haddon
rated 5 stars

So Much Information

This is without doubt one of the best and most useful courses I've ever bought from CRAFTSY. There's so much information in each lesson that I've watched them several times already. I'm an awkward size and fit and this class is giving me the knowledge and confidence to make my own patterns to fit. Suzy Furrer is an excellent teacher with an obvious wealth of experience.

I highly recommend this course to anyone who's hesitating, as I did, about whether it's good value for money - ...

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rated 5 stars

Best Series of Courses!!

I love these courses through Suzy Furrer!! It is so much better in my opinion to be able to have customized blocks for tops, skirt and pants that fit you like a glove and learn how to make anything you want from this perfect fit!! I was getting so tired of altering every pattern I tried to make, this frees you from that frustration.

You get a really good idea of how clothes are constructed and why which of course also improves your sewing skills.

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