Online class with Kathy Ruddy

One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants

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Create a versatile block pattern to ensure perfect-fitting pants across an array of style choices. Kathy Ruddy shows you how!

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Kathy Ruddy's career in the fashion and garment industry spans five decades. With a degree in design for apparel manufacture, she has created and taug...Read more

Lessons (10)

Meet Kathy Ruddy & Get Started
1. Meet Kathy Ruddy & Get Started
Make a pants pattern block that you'll use again and again. Kathy shows a few patterns she likes and discusses how to work with different fabrics.
10min
Creating the Pattern Block
2. Creating the Pattern Block
A pattern block allows you to make design changes onto a basic pant pattern that already fits you perfectly. Kathy shows you how to make your own cust...Read more
25min
Refining the Fit
3. Refining the Fit
Adjusting the geometry of your pattern block allows you to sew pants that fit your shape. Kathy demonstrates how to adjust for such common issues as r...Read more
31min
Leg Design Changes
4. Leg Design Changes
Kathy talks about adjusting hems, and creating different leg silhouettes such as skinny leg, straight leg, boot fit and bellbottoms.
12min
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Taught by

Kathy Ruddy's career in the fashion and garment industry spans five decades. With a degree in design for apparel manufacture, she has created and taug...Read more

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Created by: Jennifer Harruff
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Created by: Maggieb453
Created by: Pat Mitchell
Created by: Fidget critter
Created by: DonnaDeCourcy
Created by: sewittoday
Created by: Accacia
Created by: Roberta Campani