Design & Patternmaking

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Patternmaking Classes

Take your fashion inspirations from idea to reality with Craftsy's online sewing design and patternmaking classes. Learn how to modify designs and draft your own patterns, for the perfect look.

Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper

Suzy Furrer


Accelerate your fashion design evolution. Create a moulage and use it to make a custom-fit bodice sloper the foundation for personalized ... See more

Student Projects from this class

Key Measurements

Key Measurements

by Suzy Furrer

Bodice Sloper

Bodice Sloper

by Suzy Furrer

Necktie Blouse With Bell Sleeve by Sarah  Holden
Self Drafted Blouse with neck tie by lynkz
Sheer Sleeveless V-Neck by Sarah  Holden

One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses

Sarah Holden


Create unique blouses and tops that fit you and your style perfectly. Customize the design details and look of commercial patterns to make them your own.

Nature's Essence Skirt by jll294
A-line skirt by Odita
A-Line skirt by Hannargh

Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt

Deborah Moebes


Join author Deborah Moebes in this sewing adventure as you design and sew an a-line skirt tailored to your shape and style.

Sewing Patterns

Find your next project in our selection of thousands of patterns from the best independent designers in the world. Plus, enhance it with your own modifications!

My Armani Prive

by Dragana Edwards

Classic Shift Dress

by Dragana Edwards

Design & Patternmaking Articles

Learn how to make your clothing unique. Read in depth pieces by experts, about how they handle the patternmaking process, and more.

DIY Pattern Drafting

Create your own designs! Discover several easy methods for pattern drafting.

Pattern Cutting Tips

A successful project begins with good cutting. Don't miss these pattern cutting tips!

Fashion Sewing Blogs

Whether you're seeking new patterns, inspiration, tips and tricks, or pattern reviews, these sewing blogs are a great place to find them all!

Sewing Projects

Check out other Craftsy members' original designs, and get ideas for your own. Be inspired to create unrivaled looks!

Pattern adjustments

by craftykorp

Pattern alterations

by EllenMelon

No Pattern Aprons

by Mels Designs

Sewing Design & Patternmaking Blog Posts

Delve into the world of design and patternmaking on the Craftsy blog. Expert authors share their tips and tricks for creating custom designs, how to use essentials tools, and more.

Draft & Sew a Simple Leotard (Just in Time for Dance Class!)

Whether it's for ballet, gymnastics, dress-up or something else, make your little one a custom-fit and custom-designed leotard.

Add an Elegant Cowl to Your Blouses With Ease

Learn how to use a blouse sloper to create an elegant cowl collar blouse pattern with this simple photo tutorial.

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