Webinar:All About Me! Figure Analysis and Choosing the Right Styles – NEW

Webinar:All About Me! Figure Analysis and Choosing the Right Styles – NEW

In pattern design, the goal is to make clothing that flatters. This webinar will teach you some basic skills on how to analyze yourself for silhouette, facial shape, and body proportions. You then will learn what garment styles are most appropriate for you. We will use various styles in Garment Designer to illustrate styles you should choose. In the end, you will be on your way to making wise decisions in your choice of silhouette, neckline, and accessorizing details in clothing design. For sewing and all textile arts.

Webinar: Working with the Extras Menu

Webinar: Working with the Extras Menu

Designing garments is step one, but accessorizing that garment with the right ‘add-ons’ is what makes it unique. In this webinar you will learn how to use all the items in the Extras menu to add Collars, Cuffs, Pockets, Edgings, and Additional Shapes to the body of your garment. Learn the lingo of styles, how to plan and place them, and how to build them. Fashionable inspirations will be shown as well to inspire you to add ‘extras’ to your pieces. For the knitting, crochet and sewing.

Webinar: Working Creatively with the Symmetry Function in Garment Designer

Webinar: Working Creatively with the Symmetry Function in Garment Designer

The Symmetry function in Garment Designer is a powerful feature to use when designing patterns. Susan will help you understand how to use symmetry effectively and creatively so that you can get the most out of this feature. You will learn the difference between Mirror and Give/Take symmetries, and the best approaches to use when designing. You will see Susan build multiple fashion garments using the Symmetry function to its fuller. By the end, you should feel more confident to use this incredible tool for both design and fit.

We’ve listened to your feedback and will have the webinars available to review for attendees who sign up prior to the scheduled webinar but are unable to attend at that time. The video will be completely unedited, directly from the webinar meeting. It will be available for three days after the webinar is hosted.You must sign up prior to the scheduled date.

For those who have not yet attended, a webinar is a 60 to 70 minutes online class to include Lecture, Question & Answer and PDF Handouts for personal use.

Webinars need a minimum of three participants to host. If we do not meet this minimum, the webinar will be cancelled two days prior, so be sure to register early.

After registration, we will contact you with the meeting information, one or two days prior to the scheduled time.

Webinar: Approaches to Copying Ready-to-Wear **NEW

Webinar: Approaches to Copying Ready-to-Wear **NEW

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 to build a schematic, and then the best way to get the image to a pattern with Garment Designer, or through altering an existing sewing pattern.

Webinars need a minimum of three participants to host. If we do not meet this minimum, the webinar will be cancelled two days prior, so be sure to register early.

After registration, we will contact you with the meeting information, one or two days prior to the scheduled time.

Webinar – Smarty Pants- Patterning Atypical Pants with Garment Designer

Webinar – Smarty Pants- Patterning Atypical Pants with Garment Designer

Webinar – Smarty Pants- Patterning Atypical Pants with Garment Designer

Saturday, April 25th, 4 p.m. Pacific Time
In this Webinar Susan will show you how to think outside of the box while patterning non-traditional pants in Garment Designer. Learn new and creative ways to achieve funky styles when patterning in Garment Designer with Professor of Fashion Design and owner of Cochenille Design Studio, Susan Lazear, as your guide. Leggings without side seams, bohemian style-pants and other atypical bottom variations will be discussed. You will be inspired!

Webinars are 60 to 70 minute classes. They include:

  • A handout prior to the lecture
  • The online class with a full lecture and demonstration.
  • The ability to ask questions and get answers (Live webinar only)
  • A PDF copy of the PowerPoint after the class (for personal use only)
  • The ability to view a recording of the webinar for 72 hours after the webinar

If you have never attended a webinar before and would like more information on what is involved, please feel free to contact us.

*Webinars need a minimum of three participants to host. If we do not meet this minimum the webinar will be cancelled two days prior, so be sure to register early.

Can’t make it to the scheduled time? No worries! Sign up and watch it later.

We will have the webinars available to review for attendees who sign up prior to the scheduled webinar, but are unable to attend at that time. The video will be completely unedited, directly from the webinar meeting. It will be available to review for three days after the webinar is hosted, and you will still receive the handouts. You will still receive all handouts.

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