Online class with Suzy Furrer

Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper

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Make a personalized skirt sloper, and use it to draft custom skirt patterns with an inspiring array of silhouettes and design details.

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Suzy Furrer has been working in the apparel industry since the mid-'80s. After studying patternmaking with couturier Simmon Sethna in 1996, Suzy start...Read more

Lessons (10)

Meet Suzy Furrer
1. Meet Suzy Furrer
Get to know your instructor and learn more about flat patternmaking. The basic techniques you'll learn are standard in the garment industry and useful...Read more
4min
Measuring & Setting Up the Sloper
2. Measuring & Setting Up the Sloper
Suzy shares tips on getting accurate measurements on a person or dress form as she measures for waist, hips and length, then shares her calculations t...Read more
24min
Drafting a One-Dart Sloper
3. Drafting a One-Dart Sloper
Use your skirt block to create a one-dart skirt sloper, or master pattern. You'll draft the darts, add waist shaping and curve the seams for a better ...Read more
29min
Making the Muslin & Fine-Tuning Fit
4. Making the Muslin & Fine-Tuning Fit
Follow along as Suzy lays out and cuts out her pattern pieces to create a muslin, adding seam allowances, notches and dart markings. Once you've fine-...Read more
30min
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Suzy Furrer has been working in the apparel industry since the mid-'80s. After studying patternmaking with couturier Simmon Sethna in 1996, Suzy start...Read more

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