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November 2018

2018 Fall Garment Designer Workshop – Working With Knits

November 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - November 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
San Marcos, CA, San Marcos, CA 92078 United States

2018 Fall Garment Designer Workshop Working With Knits San Marcos, CA This workshop has been postponed until Spring 2019, the date is TBD. If you would like to be put on our "interested" list, please contact info@cochenille.com. The goal of our Garment Designer Fall retreat this year will focus on working with the design of knits, either hand, machine, or commercial fabrics. How should one change the pattern? How does the fabric or yarn direct you? Learn more about adjusting…

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3 Garments, 3 Patterns Webinar

November 20, 2018 @ 12:00 am - 1:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25

3 Garments, 3 Patterns Webinar 3 Garments, 3 Patterns Webinar will use three sources of inspiration; a store window, an actual garment, and a magazine clipping, Susan will walk you through the steps analysis and then building the pattern in Garment Designer. Non-traditional styles will be chosen in order for you to see how one can push the edge a little and use the creative functions of Garment Designer. For those who have not yet attended, a webinar is a 60…

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Copying a Favorite Garment

November 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25

Copying a Favorite Garment Learn tips and tricks on how to copy your favorite Garment on Garment Designer! Garment Designer excels at allowing you to copy your favorite clothing. In this webinar, Susan will show you how to take a favorite garment, determine key measurements and then build it in Garment Designer. Discussion of fit, measurements and Garment Designer operations will be covered. Copying a Favorite Garment webinar will show you the skills you need to turn that favorite outfit you…

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January 2019

Variations on a Theme

January 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25

Variations on a Theme Just as music has variations to a theme, so can we, using Garment Designer. In this webinar, you will learn how to take one pattern and apply different variations to it to create multiple looks. This is an ideal approach for anyone who has a garment they love, and want more mileage from. The inspiration garment for this webinar comes from Italy. For those who have not yet attended, a webinar is a 60 to 70…

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What Happened to My Waist?

January 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25

What Happened to My Waist? Has your waist changed and you now have bottoms you can’t wear? This webinar focuses on creative techniques of altering existing garments or planning new ones to allow for ‘flexible waists’. Garment Designer tips will be given. For those who have not yet attended, a webinar is a 60 to 70 minute online class to include Lecture, Question & Answer and PDF Handouts for personal use. This is a live class and cannot be viewed…

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Stitch Painter: Symbols, Texture, & Pattern Panels

January 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25

Stitch Painter: Symbols, Texture, & Pattern Panels In this webinar, you will learn how to work with some of the specialty panels of Stitch Painter. Build your own symbols and use them in design, use the Textures panel to create the illusion of tweed yarns, or multi-colored prints, and explore the new Patterns panel for creative applications. The focus will be on symbol design as it pertains to knitting, crochet, stitchery, and other uses. For those who have not yet…

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February 2019

Stitches West 2019

February 21 @ 9:00 am - February 24 @ 4:30 pm
Santa Clara Convention Center Hyatt Regency, 5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054 United States
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Stitches West 2019 in Santa Clara is one of the year must-go conventions. Last year we had such a great time that Cochenille will be returning to vend and host classes! Cochenille will be vending at Stitches West 2019 in Santa Clara, CA February 21-24th, Booth# 507. We will have show special pricing on our products and live demos.  Be sure to register for our classes as well as Susan Lazear, creator and owner or Cochenille, has a great class schedule lined…

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March 2019

Stitch Painter: From Photo to Design

March 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
GoToMeeting, CA United States

Stitch Painter: From Photo to Design Stitch Painter Full Color Import plug-in allows you to take your full colored scanned images and import them into Cochenille's Stitch Painter software. Take a photo or clip art and easily transform it into a gridded design perfect for cross stitch, pixel art, mosaics, and more. Learn how to take full advantage of the Full Color Import module of Stitch Painter. In this webinar you will learn the basic steps of taking a photo or clip art image…

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April 2019

LagenLook: Layered Fashions Using Garment Designer

April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25

LagenLook: Layered Fashions Using Garment Designer Lagenlook fashion has gained popularity worldwide for its versatility, comfort, and practicality. This webinar will explore the Lagenlook style and how to best use Garment Designer patterning software to create layered looks. This webinar will go over which type of layers work best, which garment components are ideal, Lagenlook styles to try for your body shape and most importantly how to make Lagenlook patterns on Garment Designer. The asymmetric elements, varying hemlines and unique style…

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Using Symmetry

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
GoToMeeting, CA United States

Using Symmetry The Symmetry function in Garment Designer is a powerful feature to use when designing in Garment Designer. Susan will help you understand how to use symmetry effectively and creatively so that you can get the most out of this feature. Susan will be designing several Garments using asymmetry, such as criss-cross tops, you will be shown how to use the give/take symmetry feature to improve your fit and more! We've listened to your feedback and will have the…

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