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: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: 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.

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