Registration Process


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Our Cancellation Policy:
Regular Classes without a Registration Deadline
  • If you cancel at least 14 days before class, you would receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee and the PayPal fees.
  • Between 7 & 14 days, a 100% credit towards another class to be taken within 6 months.
  • No refunds on cancellations within 7 days of the class except: if the class is full when you cancel and we can fill your space, we would issue 100% credit towards another class to be taken within 6 months.
  • If a class is postponed due to weather conditions or the instructor is ill, you will be notified and the class rescheduled. If we cancel the class for any reason, a full refund is issued.

Our Cancellation Policy for Classes, Workshops and Trips with a Registration Deadline

  • If you cancel before the registration deadline, you will receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee and the PayPal fees.
  • If you cancel after the registration deadline, a student will need to replace you, you will receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee and the PayPal Fees..

Classes


Beginning Sewing Lessons for 3 class sessions that may continue on as you learn to sew new garments or projects on a classroom sewing machine and serger.

Cost: $ 120.00
Do you have a group interested in any of the many classes offered at the Sewing And Design School but live too far away for all of you to travel? Ryliss will travel to teach sewing and alteration lessons or deliver a lecture. Deposit of $50.00 is needed to set up the date.

Cost: $ 50.00
Learn to sew, pick your project and select your days and time. This is 3 class sessions that may continue on as you learn to sew new garments or projects on a classroom sewing machine and serger.

Cost: $ 120.00
Open lab with a sewing machine.

Cost: $ 60.00
Spend a few hours in a sewing lab with the assistance of a sewing instructor.

Cost: $ 55.00
Open Lab FRIDAY w/machine 10 -1 pm
- Sep 22, 2017 10:00 am

Open labs are set up for people to sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor and a classroom sewing machine to use.

Cost: $ 42.00
Open Lab Fridays in September 10-1 pm
- Sep 22, 2017 10:00 am

Open labs are set up for people to quilt or sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor.

Cost: $ 37.00
Open labs are set up for people to quilt or sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor.

Cost: $ 42.00
Open Labs Saturdays in September 9-Noon
- Sep 23, 2017 09:00 am

The lab is for people who wish to sew or design on their own with a teacher available for help if needed.

Cost: $ 40.00
The lab is for people who wish to sew or design on their own with a teacher available for help if needed.

Cost: $ 45.00
Get started buying the right size pattern and using your measurements to alter it to fit YOU.

Cost: $ 50.00
Open labs are set up for people to sew on any project at their own pace with the help of an instructor.

Cost: $ 55.00
Open labs are set up for people to quilt or sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor.

Cost: $ 60.00
Open Lab Mondays September 10-2
- Sep 25, 2017 10:00 am

This is an Open Lab allowing you pm to sew on anything with the assistance of an instructor.

Cost: $ 40.00
This is an Open Lab allowing you to sew on anything with the assistance of an instructor.

Cost: $ 45.00
The lab is for people who wish to sew or design on their own with a teacher available for help if needed.

Cost: $ 42.00
Open Lab Sept. Mondays 12:30-3:30 pm
- Sep 25, 2017 12:30 pm

Open Labs are set up for people to sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor.

Cost: $ 37.00
Open Lab Tuesday September 6-8 pm
- Sep 26, 2017 06:00 pm

Open labs are set up for people to sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor.

Cost: $ 32.00
Open labs are set up for people to sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor.

Cost: $ 37.00
Open labs are set up for people to quilt or sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor.

Cost: $ 55.00
The lab is for people who wish to sew or design on their own with a teacher available for help if needed.

Cost: $ 37.00
Open lab with a sewing machine.

Cost: $ 60.00
Spend a few hours in a sewing lab with the assistance of a sewing instructor.

Cost: $ 55.00
Open Lab FRIDAY w/machine 10 -1 pm
- Sep 29, 2017 10:00 am

Open labs are set up for people to sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor and a classroom sewing machine to use.

Cost: $ 42.00
Open Lab Fridays in September 10-1 pm
- Sep 29, 2017 10:00 am

Open labs are set up for people to quilt or sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor.

Cost: $ 37.00
Open labs are set up for people to quilt or sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor.

Cost: $ 42.00
Open Labs Saturdays in September 9-Noon
- Sep 30, 2017 09:00 am

The lab is for people who wish to sew or design on their own with a teacher available for help if needed.

Cost: $ 40.00
The lab is for people who wish to sew or design on their own with a teacher available for help if needed.

Cost: $ 45.00
Open Lab Saturday in September 9-3 pm
- Sep 30, 2017 09:00 am

Open labs are set up for people to sew on any project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor. Bring your own machine and sewing supplies, we have cutting tables and mats, sergers, and a bookstore with fabrics, interfacing and sewing supplies.

Cost: $ 65.00
This is an Open Lab allowing you to sew on anything with the assistance of an instructor.

Cost: $ 70.00
Alter & Sew 10-3:30 pm Thursday
- Oct 05, 2017 10:00 am

Alter a pattern, cut a muslin and sew to check the fit.

Cost: $ 120.00
Ride a charter bus with a Fabric & Sewing Instructor to guide you through 5 great fabric stores with discounts.

Cost: $ 66.00
Open Lab Fridays in Nov 9:30-3:30
- Nov 03, 2017 09:30 am

The lab is for people who wish to sew on their own with a teacher available for help if needed.

Cost: $ 55.00
Open labs are set up for people to sew on any project.

Cost: $ 60.00
Open Lab Friday in Nov 12:30-3:30
- Nov 03, 2017 12:30 pm

Open labs are set up for people to sew on any garment or quilting project they wish at their own pace with the help of an instructor.

Cost: $ 37.00
Draft a body double pattern with your own measurements that becomes the basis for all your tops, jackets, coats and skirts. Once you have your draft, you will sew a muslin torso, Kenneth will fit and alter your draft. Then you will be shown how to make a bodice, jacket and overcoat sloper master patterns. Registration Deadline: September 10

Cost: $ 600.00
Arrange private sessions for an Alter & Sew with Ryliss Bod

Cost: $ 300.00
Based on his newest CD Book, Kenneth will demonstrate and students will construct samples of his favorite techniques. The workshop will be located close to Promenade Fine Fabrics, on historic St. Charles Avenue, the oldest running streetcar line in the United States.

Cost: $ 227.00
Draft a body double pattern and sleeve with your own measurements that will become the basis for all your pattern designs and alterations for tops, jackets, coats and skirts.

Using your Moulage Master Patterns, you will be shown the steps to altering your commercial patterns and basic pattern designs.

Cost: $ 200.00
Based on his newest CD Book, Kenneth will demonstrate and students will construct samples of his favorite techniques. The workshop will be located close to Promenade Fine Fabrics, on historic St. Charles Avenue, the oldest running streetcar line in the United States.

Cost: $ 427.00
Based on his newest CD Book, Kenneth will demonstrate and students will construct samples of their favorite techniques. he workshop will be located close to Promenade Fine Fabrics, on historic St. Charles Avenue, the oldest running streetcar line in the United States.

Cost: $ 227.00
Students will alter a pattern*, cut and sew a muslin, fit, and transfer alterations back to the pattern for a custom fitted garment.

Cost: $ 227.00
Students will alter a pattern*, cut and sew a muslin, fit, and transfer alterations back to the pattern for a custom fitted garment.discounted price if attending Kenneth D. King's Workshop March 23 & 24.

Cost: $ 200.00
Brush Fringe Jacket by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book* • $17.95 US – shipping included.

Cost: $ 17.95
Brush Fringe Jacket by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book* • $27.95 US – shipping included.

Cost: $ 27.95
The Basic Sleeve by Kenneth D. King • A CD book* – 89 pages • $19.95 US – shipping included Once you get your slopers, you will need a sleeve. This book continues with the Ecole Guerre-Lavigne system of couture pattern drafting, to draft the three most basic set-in sleeves: Shirt sleeve, fitted sleeve with elbow dart, and two-part tailored sleeve.

Cost: $ 19.95
The Basic Sleeve by Kenneth D. King • A CD book* – 89 pages • $29.95 US – shipping included Once you get your slopers, you will need a sleeve. This book continues with the Ecole Guerre-Lavigne system of couture pattern drafting, to draft the three most basic set-in sleeves: Shirt sleeve, fitted sleeve with elbow dart, and two-part tailored sleeve.

Cost: $ 29.95
Advanced Sleeve by Kenneth D. King • A CD book* – 215 pages • $24.95 US – shipping included Advanced sleeve picks up where The Basic Sleeve leaves off,. Using the drafts from The Basic Sleeve as a starting point, first covered are the more advanced set-in sleeves, like puffed sleeves, leg-o-mutton, bell, square-cut, and emmanchure bateau.

Cost: $ 24.95
Advanced Sleeve by Kenneth D. King • A CD book* – 215 pages • $34.95 US – shipping included Advanced sleeve picks up where The Basic Sleeve leaves off

Cost: $ 34.95
Making Garments from Existing Garments by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book* • $24.95 US – shipping included. If you have a garment that you love, one that you’d like more of, you can use this way of taking a pattern from it without ripping the garment apart.

Cost: $ 24.95
This CD Book offers a visual approach to fitting. A moulage/sloper/basic pattern that has been fitted or drafted to your personal measurements is duplicated in clear plastic with the necessary reference points

Cost: $ 27.95
CD Book offers a visual approach to fitting. A moulage/sloper/basic pattern that has been fitted or drafted to your personal measurements is duplicated in clear plastic with the necessary reference points

Cost: $ 35.95
NEW CD book! Embellishments By Kenneth D. King $24.95 Price includes shipping. There’s a new CD book out by Kenneth! Called Embellishments, it gathers many diverse embellishment techniques that Kenneth has written about, taught at the Fashion Insititute of Technology, and across the country.

Cost: $ 24.95
NEW CD book! Embellishments By Kenneth D. King $34.95 US- shipping included There’s a new CD book out by Kenneth! Called Embellishments, it gathers many diverse embellishment techniques that Kenneth has written about, taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and across the country. There’s a new CD book out by Kenneth! Called Embellishments, it gathers many diverse embellishment techniques that Kenneth has written about, taught at the Fashion Insititute of Technology, and across the country. At over 170 pages, with many, many photographs, this is a compendium of techniques that Kenneth has used over the years. The information is divided into four sections: Flowers, Braids, Pleating embellishments, and miscellaneous techniques.

Cost: $ 34.95
Handbag Construction by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book* • $24.95 US – shipping included. Handbag Construction is a CD book, based on the popular classes Kenneth teaches at www.patternreview.com.

Cost: $ 24.95
Handbag Construction by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book* • $34.95 US – shipping included. Handbag Construction is a CD book, based on the popular classes Kenneth teaches at www.patternreview.com.

Cost: $ 34.95
CD Book - The Skirts by Kenneth D. King
- Dec 31, 2017 12:00 am

The Skirts by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book* • $24.95 US – shipping and all applicable taxes included. The Skirts is another installment of the Ecole Guerre-Lavigne system of pattern drafting.

Cost: $ 24.95
Bodice Wrinkle Chart- Minot Method
- Dec 31, 2017 12:00 pm

These Wrinkle Charts are taken from the Total Pattern Fit by Jan Minott. The wrinkle charts also include the alterations to correct the wrinkles found in a poor fit.

Cost: $ 11.00
This is an easy method of adjusting commercial patterns.

Cost: $ 19.95
CD Book The Moulage by Kenneth D. King
- Dec 31, 2017 12:00 pm

• A CD book* – 130 pages • Includes Video Demonstration on CD-ROM. • $24.95 US – shipping and all applicable taxes included The moulage is the foundation of the couture pattern drafting system taught by the Ecole Guerre-Lavigne in Paris. This is a system of measuring the figure, calculating, and drafting a pattern that will fit the torso like a second skin, incorporating any of the infinite variations of shape the human figure can take.

Cost: $ 24.95
The Moulage By Kenneth D. King • A CD book* – 130 pages • Includes Video Demonstration on CD-ROM. • $24.95 US – shipping and all applicable taxes included The moulage is the foundation of the couture pattern drafting system taught by the Ecole Guerre-Lavigne in Paris. This is a system of measuring the figure, calculating, and drafting a pattern that will fit the torso like a second skin, incorporating any of the infinite variations of shape the human figure can take.

Cost: $ 32.95
Necklines and Draping by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book* • $24.95 US – shipping and all applicable taxes included.

Cost: $ 24.95
Necklines and Draping by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book* • $34.95 US – shipping included. This is the next installment in the series of couture pattern making CD’s.

Cost: $ 34.95
The Minot Method is an easy method of adjusting commercial patterns to fit.

Cost: $ 25.50
An easy method developed by Jan Minott to alter commercial patterns for a custom fit.

Cost: $ 66.00
Wrinkle Chart from the Total Pattern Fit by Jan Minott.

Cost: $ 32.00
Dress Lines by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book* • $19.95 US – shipping included. The Dress Lines CD is the final installment of the Ecole Guerre-Lavigne pattern drafting system.

Cost: $ 19.95
Dress Lines by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book* • $31.95 US – shipping included. The Dress Lines CD is the final installment of the Ecole Guerre-Lavigne pattern drafting system.

Cost: $ 31.95
Making Garments from Existing Garments by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book* • $34.95 US – shipping included. If you have a garment that you love, one that you’d like more of, you can use this way of taking a pattern from it without ripping the garment apart.

Cost: $ 34.95
Tailored Jacket by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book, 289 pages* • $27.95 US – shipping included. My aim was to create a book that illustrates the process so well that one would feel confident to try an tailored jacket.

Cost: $ 27.95
Tailored Jacket by Kenneth D. King • A CD Book, 289 pages* • $37.95 US – shipping included.

Cost: $ 37.95
These books offer an easy method of adjusting commercial patterns developed by Jan Minott. Buy all three for a discount savings.

Cost: $ 82.00
NEW CD book! Cool Tricks Takes Manhattan By Kenneth D. King Kenneth has introduced yet another CD book, on garment techniques, called Cool Tricks Takes Manhattan!

Cost: $ 25.95
List your AD for the low price of $27 for a 1 month listing.

Cost: $ 27.00
List your Ad for the low price of $10 for 1 month 's listing for items that total $100 or less.

Cost: $ 10.00

Private Lessons available for hectic schedules


Torri is learning how to use her new sewing machine by making a sleeveless blouse. She completed 2 pairs of pants, one lined, before heading off to college on the east coast on a volleyball scholarship.  Pants are generally too short for her and now she has a pattern to fit and can continue to make variety of styles.
Kristina 1st dress was Vogue 8900
Her goal: study Fashion Design in New York





Mattie finished her top and wore it home in her Learning to Sew class.  Her goal is to be a fashion designer.












Draping


Make Your own DRESS FORM


Email Ryliss@comcast.net if interested in this class.












Dress Forms 2015












Inspiration from the runways


 

Koos van den Akker Vogue 1277

Calendar


BEGINNING SEWING LESSONS - Learn to Sew It - Pick Your Project - Sept. 3:30-5:30 pm

Learn to sew, pick your project and select your days and time. This is 3 class sessions that may continue on as you learn to sew new garments or projects on a classroom sewing machine and serger.

BEGINING SEWING LESSONS - Learn to Sew It - Pick Your Project September 6-8 pm

Beginning Sewing Lessons for 3 class sessions that may continue on as you learn to sew new garments or projects on a classroom sewing machine and serger.

Sep 22
Open Lab FRIDAY in September 9:30-3:30 pm
Sep 22
Open Lab Fridays in September 10-1 pm
Sep 22
Open Lab FRIDAY w/machine 10 -1 pm

Gift Cards


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Maison Margiela


Magpie trend fall 2015

Fendi


Frayed Tweed

New Pattern Vogue 9166





New Pattern Vogue 1484


Boss


Basic Knit Block Workshop with Lynda Maynard





New Patterns


New Patterns


New Pattern Vogue 9167


 

Our Cancellation Policy:
  • If you cancel at least 14 days before class, you would receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee.
  • Between 7 & 14 days, a 100% credit towards another class to be taken within 6 months.
  • No refunds on cancellations within 7 days of the class except: if the class is full when you cancel and we can fill your space, we would issue 100% credit towards another class to be taken within 6 months.
  • If a class is postponed due to weather conditions or the instructor is ill, you will be notified and the class rescheduled. If we cancel the class for any reason, a full refund is issued.

Our Cancellation Policy for Classes with a Registration Deadline: Workshops or events with instructors brought in from another state or country.

  • If you cancel before the registration deadline, you will receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee.
  • If you cancel after the registration deadline, a student will need to replace you, less a $5.00 processing fee.

Our Cancellation Policy for Trips with a Registration Deadline
  • If you cancel before the registration deadline or date the trip fills and arrangements are booked, you will receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee. You will be notified prior to the early booking.
  • If you cancel after the registration deadline, you will need cancellation insurance, at an additional cost.

Welt Pocket Opening Instructional Video


 
Watch a Video on construction a Welt Pocket Opening by Threads.