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Pattern Making Tutorial – Balloon skirt with 8 inverted box pleats.

Pattern Making Tutorial – Balloon skirt with 8 inverted box pleats.     That page should be part of the update from the patternmaking class. We use designers clothes to train our patternmaking skills. We started a new project with that picture :     It is challenging for first year’s patternmaking student and Yoshiko […]

Final : we are not too far from the original

Study on a pencil skirt with pleat accross

Study on a pencil skirt with pleat across That post is another project done in the class. We took the model from my favorite blog and started from that picture. The pattern plot was already drawn and my student Jeannie had to give it shape and developed it to her own measurements. Here is the […]

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Study on a Karen Walker Dress

  Study on a Karen Walker Dress Here is some news about the work done in the class. we have been so busy producing new patterns, learning new techniques that I couldn’t find the time to write on the updates. When the beginners level is achieved, we start working on individual projects. Yoshiko choose a […]

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Toile for a wrap top with peplum

  Toile for a wrap top with peplum The start for this project was a wrap top with darts/pleats at the shoulder and a peplum below the waist. For that toile, we change the wrap into faux-wrap (no closure below the waist) and added value for the shoulders pleats to add more ease at the […]

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Workshop on a dress with a tail

Workshop on a dress with a tail Study on a dress with tail. We use the analysis of MDA in our class for pattern making practice. Here is the first interpretation of the model 082 dress (first below). Our student has changed the front angle of the opening because she didn’t want it to be […]