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March 2021

Webinar: Creating Menswear with Garment Designer – ** NEW

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25.00

Saturday, March 6th, 2021.  11 am PT Web-152.  More Info With the growing boom in men sewing, we think it's time for a webinar! If you are a male sewist or knitter, or you want to make something for the special males in your life, come join us in this webinar which will focus on creating patterns for men. We will look at various tops including the Henley, Raglan, Pullover, Saddle Shoulder, Hoodies, Jackets (tailored and casual), men's shirts (classic…

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Webinar: I’ve Opened the Box, Now What? … with Garment Designer

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25.00

Saturday, March 13th, 2021     11 am PT Web-103  More Info This webinar is for people who are basically just starting, or who need a refresher on how to approach creating garment patterns with Garment Designer. Two basic approaches will be given: using your measurements and measuring a favorite garment. It’s time to get going, so let’s walk through the steps of thought, measurement basics, and so on. /**/

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Webinar: The Art of Taking Measurements

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25.00

Friday, March 19th, 11 am PT Web-126 This webinar focuses on the art of taking body measurements (Women and Men) properly and accurately, for Garment Designer and general pattern making. Discussion includes both photos and videos. Learn what problems result in the pattern and fit, if a measurement is taken inaccurately. The process of creating a test garment will also be covered. /**/

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Webinar: Fitting Points with Garment Designer

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25.00

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 1 pm PT Web-146.  More Info This webinar will take you on a tour of the various ways you can achieve 'fit' in Garment Designer. We will explore the use of Darts (bodice and bottoms), Princess Lines, Contoured Styles, Dart Equivalents, and the use of Ease. In addition we will address some fitting issues such as rounded back, forward shoulders, non-symmetrical bodies, and approaches to dealing with them. /**/

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Free Webinar Lecture: for Women’s History Month –

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States + Google Map
Free

Please join us for a free lecture celebrating Women's History Month: Women's Roles and the Fashion that Resulted, 1870-1920. Webinar Lecture: Women's Roles and the Fashion that Resulted, 1870-1920 Sun, Mar 28, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT) Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/453799605 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 453-799-605 New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting…

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Webinar:The How and Why of Prototyping your Ideas – ** NEW

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25.00

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021    1 pm PT Web-154 Garment Designer provides you with a creative tool to advance your design skills. In this webinar we want to share with you the various approaches you can take to test out your ideas. Are my proportions, right? How do I sew this garment? How can I add more interest to the piece? Is this pattern doable? These are all questions we ask ourselves as we push forward with our projects. Susan…

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April 2021

Webinar: Knitting 1,2,3 with Garment Designer

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States + Google Map
$25.00
Knit Shaping with Garment Designer

Knitting 1,2,3 with Garment Designer Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 11 am PT Web-135.  More Info Design your own knitwear or crochet projects! If you are a knitter (or if you crochet), you will want to use Garment Designer to its fullest. In this webinar Susan will show you how to use Garment Designer to design a knit project. This webinar will help you master the Shaping Instructions, generate shaping charts for regular, top-down, bottom-up, sideways and diagonal knitting. You will…

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Webinar: Approaches to Copying Ready-to-Wear

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

Approaches to Copying Ready-to-Wear Monday, April 12, 2021 11 am  PT Web-140           More Info Learn to create patterns from your favorite clothing! The art of translating a garment you see to a pattern is a simple learned skill. Whether you start with a photo, a favorite garment, in the dressing room, Pinterest, or other, the general process is similar. Let Susan Lazear show you the steps for the various approaches which involve, analysis, proportions, and details translation. Learn how…

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Toast and Boast #10, Results of Stripe Challenge

April 16 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
Free

Join us for our 10th Toast and Boast, and the results of our Stripe Challenge. Toast and Boast #10, Stripe Challenge Results Fri, Apr 16, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT) Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/751850877 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (872) 240-3212 Access Code: 751-850-877 New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/751850877

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Webinar: Translating Italian Fashion to Garment Designer

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
GoToMeeting CA United States
$25.00

Translating Italian Fashions to Garment Designer. **UPDATED Saturday, April 17th 2021, 11 am PT Web-116   More Info Learn how to translate Italian fashions to patterns for sewing or knitting. Susan will share fashion garments as seen in Italian stores and/or trend shows, and show you how to approach the designing of them in Garment Designer. Learn how to translate what you see in a finished garment to a paper pattern. Creative thought, proportions, measuring tips, etc. will be covered.

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