From Sketch to Pattern: How to transfer your style lines from your fashion sketch to your pattern

Course Id: 9000-37R
Course Start Date: 01-01-0001- Course End Date: 01-01-0001
Instructor: Meg Healy
Available Seats: 467      
Tuition: $9.99

At a Glance:

  • During this web seminar recording you will learn how to interpret your sketch and transfer those new style lines and or details to your physical pattern
  • This web seminar recording is great for people who want to change up their sewing patterns and make something new (without compromising fit)
  • You will greatly benefit from this recorded web seminar if you are comfortable with BurdaStyle patterns and are able to use drafting supplies  
Do you find yourself doodling fashion sketches and dream up designs of your very own? Bring your personal style to life and learn how to transfer these ideas onto your sewing pattern. Don’t be intimated by all your drafting supplies - instead, put them to use by creating your own patterns. Whether you are drafting all new style lines on a simple sloper or modifying one of your existing sewing patterns, you’ll feel like your own personal fashion designer. 
The techniques demonstrated in this web seminar recording will show you where and how to place new style lines (or take them away) on your pattern in regards to your sketch. Meg will show you what is and how to effectively use a ‘Master Pattern’ and then begin your trace offs. This recorded demonstration is great for people who find themselves making the same sewing pattern over and over again because it fits them great. They will be shown how to modify their pattern's style and keep the same perfect fit!
Difficulty Level:
This web seminar recording is for sewers who are familiar with sewing patterns and comfortable using rulers. An ideal attendee will have sewing experience and a flair for design! 
    What You'll Learn: 
    • How to translate and break down your sketch
    • How to determine where your new style lines and or details will go on your pattern
    • How to draft multiple new style line on a simple sloper and create a master pattern
    • How to trace off different pattern pieces from your master patterns
    • How to determine your new sewing sequence for your design
    • How to make small style modification to your existing sewing patterns
    Who Should Attend:
    • Sewers who have found a great fitting pattern and want to make style alterations to it
    • Sewers not sure how to effectively use their drafting rulers and supplies on their patterns
    • Sewers who are unsure of how to accurately translate their sketch to their pattern
    • Sewers who want to dabble in fashion design and create their own style patterns
    About the Instructor:
    Meg Healy began to sew at the age of 12, where she began experimenting with fabric and seams on her Brother little domestic sewing machine. Studying at both Fanshawe College and Parsons the New School for Design in NYC, Meg gained the technical skills in pattern making and advanced sewing that led to a number of awards for her design and construction skills. Before becoming the Online Editor of Meg worked as a pattern making intern for Vera Wang. Meg also launched her own highly unique clothing line consisting of fashion-forward spandex leggings in 2010. 

    Course Outline

    This is a recording of a previously presented, powerpoint-style live-streamed web seminar.

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