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June 2021

Webinar: Facing Alternatives (Updated)

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25

Facing Alternatives (Updated) Thursday, June 17, 2021 1 pm  PT Web-118   More Info Are you tired of using the standard facing? Why not explore some alternatives to facings as gleaned by paying attention to designer clothing. Susan will share multiple images of garments that she has collected in her travels and online, and she will discuss not only how to approach the designs of these in Garment Designer, but also the sewing techniques involved as well. Learn to give your…

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Webinar: Translating Sewing Details to Knitting

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25.00

Translating Sewing Details to Knitting Thursday, June 24th   2021, 11 am PT Web-141.  More Info Expand your hand or machine knitting repertoire by borrowing ideas from the sewing world. Learn how to knit pin tucks, hung hems, various bindings/edgings, casings, work with zipper ideas, embellishments, and more. Instructions for various techniques will be shared as well as fashion inspirations which will teach you new ways to make your knitting more unique.

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Webinar:Let’s Make a Dress: Design and Sewing Techniques

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25

Let's Make a Dress: Design and Sewing Techniques Wednesday, June 30th, 11 a.m. Web-157.  More Info Let’s Make a Dress will cover the development of a variety of dress styles ranging from the classic shirtwaist to an A-line dress, to dresses with yokes, and an assortment of summer styles.  Topics include design considerations, fabric choice, appropriate styles in Garment Designer, and the sequence of steps in building sleeved and sleeveless dresses. Darts and fit options will be included as will…

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July 2021

Toast and Boast #12

July 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States

Please join us for our twelfth Toast and Boast. See what Cochenille users are creating. Toast and Boast #12 Fri, Jul 2, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT) Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/275410493 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 275-410-493 New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/275410493

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Jazz it Up: Creative Use of Garment Details

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25

Tuesday, July 13th,  2021, 11 am PT Web-144   More Info Learn how to take a basic garment and turn it into something unique through the use of creative pockets, collars, and other additions to a garment. This webinar will inspire you with images of fashionable ideas that can easily be created with Garment Designer. Take an existing pattern and jazz it up! There will be lots of demonstration of pattern work in the software to help you advance your skills.

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Webinar: Armhole-Sleeve Relationship

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25.00

Saturday, July 17th, 2021 1 pm PT Web-112.  More Info If you alter/fit patterns, or want to draft them ‘from scratch’, Susan will teach you the basics of armhole and sleeve combinations.  Understand how changes made to the armhole affect the sleeve and enjoy learning how to draft/create a multitude of sleeve styles. Garment Designer will be used to demonstrate examples.

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Webinar: Understanding Fit Preferences

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25.00

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 1 pm  PT Web-138   More Info Learn techniques and measurements that will help you to understand how you like your clothing to fit. There is magic to the knowledge in that it will guide you to creating clothing (sewn/knit/otherwise) that you are comfortable wearing. No more surprises. Whether you are creating your own patterns with Garment Designer, drafting by hand, or are altering commercial patterns, knowing your fit preferences will help you make wise decisions. Handouts…

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Webinar: Designing Fabrics for Digital Printing

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25.00

Saturday, July 24th   2021, 11 am PT Web-125.  More Info In this webinar, Susan will demonstrate and discuss the steps of creating your own fabric designs using paint or similar software programs. She will then show you the steps of uploading a design to Spoonflower (a company in North Carolina) that digitally prints fabric. There are a variety of software programs you can use including from Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Illustrator, Gimp, and various apps for your handheld devices. These will…

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Cochenille Design Studio Virtual Fashion Show

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online
Free
Cochenille Virtual Fashion Show

Join us for a free Virtual Fashion Show which will demonstrate various garments designed and created by Susan Lazear of Cochenille Design studio. Sewing and knitting techniques will be discussed, as well as pattern design comments. You do not need to own the software to glean ideas from this presentation. Join us for a virtual fashion show of sewn, knit, and mixed media garments created by Susan Lazear   Topic: Virtual Fashion Show with Cochenille Time: Jul 25, 2021 01:00…

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Webinar: Let’s Make a Skirt with Garment Designer

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States + Google Map
$25.00

Thursday, July 29th, 11 a.m. Web-158  More Info Everyone should have a few favorite skirts to wear. Not only do they make us feel a bit more feminine, skirts are cooler to wear in summer heat.  Let’s Make a Skirt will cover the development of skirt styles (and variations) including straight, A-line, gore, flared, tiered, layered, wrap, and more. Learn how to add a yoke, flounce, kick pleat, pockets, and other skirt accoutrements. Also learn which styles work best for…

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