Online class with Suzy Furrer

Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines

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Design desirable, original garments by manipulating darts and silhouettes. Create tops, dresses, jackets and more with inspired looks that ready-to-wear can't touch.

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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
Meet your instructor, Suzy Furrer, and learn more about using darts and seam lines as design elements in your garments.
2min
The Basics of Dart Manipulation
2. The Basics of Dart Manipulation
Dive right into dart manipulation as you merge multiple darts into one to create a center front dart, then do the same on the back of your pattern.
37min
Dart Variations
3. Dart Variations
Put your darts right where you want them. Design an armhole dart to the apex, or back it off a little for a smoother bustline. A French dart can add f...Read more
34min
Gathers & Curves
4. Gathers & Curves
Vertical gathers can add interest at the neckline or below the bust. Horizontal gathers can jazz up side panels. Learn Suzy's techniques, as well as h...Read more
43min
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Taught by

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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