with Suzy Furrer
With these online classes from Craftsy, you can learn the empowering patternmaking skills taught in fashion design school from the comfort of home. Sign up for both of Suzy Furrer's Patternmaking Basics classes to save $50, and begin your journey toward becoming a fashion designer.
Make a custom skirt sloper, and use it to create perfect-fitting skirt patterns in all the styles you desire. You'll learn to draft A-Line, bias and circle flared skirts, as well as skirts with inverted box, accordion and knife pleats. Lower your skirt pattern's waistline and add a contoured waistband, or raise it to create an empire waistline. You'll even learn to draft a pencil skirt, wrap skirt and loads of design details such as a flounce, a peplum, side drapes and an easy skirt pocket. Learn More »
Expand your sewing expertise as you create a moulage, and use it to make a personalized bodice sloper for designing blouses, dresses and jackets. Suzy will help you measure accurately, draft a pattern and use it to assemble your moulage. Perform a thorough fit check and adjust your pattern, before using it to create your bodice sloper! Plus, Suzy will discuss design options you can create from your sloper and how to change this woven sloper into a knit sloper. Learn More »