Webinar: Translating Sewing Details to Knitting – NEW

Webinar: Translating Sewing Details to Knitting – NEW

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.

Webinar: Combining Knits/Crochet and Fabric   Updated

Webinar: Combining Knits/Crochet and Fabric Updated

Garment Designer allows you to create for knitting, crochet and sewing. So, why not make garments that utilize combinations!

In this webinar, you will learn how to plan for, and create garments that incorporate both knit or crochet and sewn parts. Fashion inspiration as well as design how-to’s and sewing/joining options will be shown. One does not necessarily need a sewing machine!

Webinar: Walking Tour of Garment Designer

Webinar: Walking Tour of Garment Designer

New to Garment Designer? or possibly a bit rusty?

Take a tour of the software with Susan Lazear as your tour guide! Susan will show you Garment Designer’s main attractions as well as help you discover destinations you may not have known existed. This tour will help seasoned travelers and new tourists explore Cochenille’s pattern making software for sewing or knitting. So join us and take a scenic stroll through Garment Designer’s menus, shortcuts and capabilities to help you gain a sense of direction when navigating our program!

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.

Pants, Pants – Measuring and Working Towards a Better Fit – UPDATED

Pants, Pants – Measuring and Working Towards a Better Fit – UPDATED

Pants, Pants – Measuring and Working Towards a Better Fit – UPDATED

Friday, April 24th, 10 a.m. Pacific Time
If fitting pants is your challenge; this webinar will help you learn how to measure your favorite pants, and your body to assist you in creating a better pattern and pants that fit. Then, learn how to use the right sequence in Garment Designer to build the pattern you need. Learn what pattern changes address different fit problems in pants. Let’s take some of the mystery out of the process, and get you closer to your perfect pant pattern.

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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