Tailoring Techniques

Course Id: 9000-10R
Course Start Date: 01-01-0001- Course End Date: 01-01-0001
Instructor: Becky MacKinnon
Available Seats: 440      
Tuition: $19.99
So you’ve mastered your sewing machine and you can throw together a pretty terrific looking garment but regardless of how fabulous a sewer you are, chances are there are a few subtle differences between the garments you produce and the ones you see on the runway. Perhaps you’ve been eyeing a challenging blazer pattern but you’re feeling a little intimidated by the skills required to produce it or maybe you’ve been struggling to achieve the perfect fit. With just a few simple tailoring techniques you can take your garment from wonderful to WOW!
 In this powerpoint-style webinar recording, sewing teacher and fashion aficionado Becky MacKinnon will demonstrate some essential tailoring techniques to cultivate your sewing expertise and perfect your garments every step of the way.

What You’ll Learn:
•    Drafting techniques to help you achieve the perfect fit.
•    Proper cutting methods for difficult fabrics.
•    Options for inner construction often used in tailoring.
•    Sewing techniques for suiting, outerwear and couture.

About the Instructor:
 Becky MacKinnon has been teaching sewing for 4 years at The Sewing Studio in Toronto and has dipped her feet into just about everything in the fashion industry. From couture to sports wear to accessories to pet apparel, she’s sewn it all- and probably taught someone else how to sew it too! With her broad and technical background Becky has helped many new fashion designers launch their brands and has inspired a love for sewing in students of all ages.

Course Outline

This is a recording of a previously presented live web seminar.
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