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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..

Start with the Learn to Sew 1 classes if you have no sewing experience or want to brush up on your sewing and need a few good tips to get you going.  No supplies are needed. $65 for 3 hours.

Thursday March 26, 9:30-12:30 Click Here

Saturday, April 25, 2-5 pm Click Here


If you have sewing experience but need help consider taking an Open Lab. 

Mondays 9:30-3:30  Bring your own machine $60 Click here 
Mondays 9:30-3:30 with a machine $65 click here

Classes


All year long


This Digital Version of the PDF Book Brush Fringe Jacket shows you how to make tailored clothing with self-fringed edges, while still being able to incorporate sew-in interfacings.

Cost: $ 20.27
The Minott Method takes into account figure differences,with easy to alter commercial patterns directions.

Cost: $ 21.95
Easy method of adjusting commercial patterns from Dresses, Tops, Coats, Skirts and Pants emailed to you in a digital version.

Cost: $ 37.00
Measuring the Body, Measurement Chart and Minimum Wearing Ease for Fabric Types. This 10+ part Online class will take you from measuring your body to adding in wearing ease, checking commercial patterns for fit and adjusting the patterns.

Cost: $ 15.00
There are 46 Photo Charts of garments from tops to pants with the minimum wearing ease needed for you to fill in with your measurements.

Cost: $ 49.00
A private lesson with Ryliss Bod at Fabric store.

Cost: $ 500.00
Gift Certificates in increments of $50
- Mar 26, 2021 12:00 pm

Gift Certificates may be purchased in any amount over $50, in increments of $50. Or, you may customize it.

Cost: $ 50.00
Gift Certificate in increments of $75
- Mar 26, 2021 12:00 pm

Gift certificate in increments of $75 for classes, workshops, books, notes and the KDK Bag.

Cost: $ 75.00
Gift Certificate in increments of $65
- Mar 26, 2021 12:00 pm

Gift Certificate in increments of $65

Cost: $ 65.00
Job Posting
- Mar 30, 2021 12:00 pm

Post a job for $25 a month in the Sewing and fashion design field.

Cost: $ 25.00
Classic necklines and the "neckline theory" will be covered in this Digital Version of the PDF book NECKLINES AND DRAPING by Kenneth D. King.

Cost: $ 28.27
Dress lines if the final installment in a series of couture pattern making books by Kenneth D. King.

Cost: $ 22.27
Kenneth D. King's COOL TRICKS TAKES MANHATTAN is full of Couture Sewing Techniques.

Cost: $ 29.27
This is a DIGITAL VERSION of the PDF Book THE BASIC SLEEVE by Kenneth D. King.

Cost: $ 19.95
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
GROUP SEWING LESSON for FRIENDS
- May 29, 2021 02:00 pm

Plan a Sewing Party with up to 5 people.

Cost: $ 400.00
Patternmaking 2 Course Notes developed to teach Patternmaking by Kenneth D. King in a DIGITAL VERSION.

Cost: $ 34.27
Private Lesson with Ryliss in your home
- Jun 12, 2021 12:00 pm

Ryliss Bod will travel to your home for a 2 hour private lesson.

Cost: $ 200.00
Couture Pattern Making book on THE SKIRTS in a digital version by Kenneth D. King.

Cost: $ 28.27
Lined Raglan Sleeve Coat Pattern by Kenneth D. King, International Orders

Cost: $ 56.95
A Digital Version of the PDF book of Patternmaking 1 Course Notes developed to teach patternmaking by Kenneth D. King

Cost: $ 34.27
The Digital Version of the PDF Book Handbag Construction features both the soft, and rigid types of construction, complete with lots of photos.

Cost: $ 28.27
This is a continuation of the pattern drafting system Ecole de Guerre-Lavigne from Paris.

Cost: $ 28.27
Lined Raglan Sleeve Coat Pattern by Kenneth D. King

Cost: $ 29.95
The Digital Version of the PDF book Tailored Jacket covers the construction of a tailored jack, from cutting out to the finishing.

Cost: $ 30.27
Digital Version of the PDF book BIRTH OF A BUSTIER by Kenneth D. King

Cost: $ 28.27
Moulage PDF book in a DIGITAL VERSION.

Cost: $ 28.27
DIGITAL VERSION of the PDF book MAKING PATTERS FROM EXISTING GARMENTS by Kenneth D. King outlines the method of taking a pattern from an existing garment, without taking that garment apart.

Cost: $ 28.27
This is a continuation of the French Pattern drafting method used in THE BASIC SLEEVE.

Cost: $ 28.27
Trouser Draft discusses the system of drafting trousers (for men and women) from Measurements.

Cost: $ 28.27
"Embellishments" gathers many diverse embellishment techniques that Kenneth has written and taught.

Cost: $ 28.27

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


Sew Expo

4 Day Sew Expo in Puyallup at the Western Washington Fairgrounds, seminars, classes, vendors for fabrics, notions, patterns, tools, sewing machines...

Private Lesson with Ryliss Bod Sundays

Take a private sewing lesson with Ryliss Bod.

Digital Version of BRUSH FRINGE JACKET by Kenneth D. King

This Digital Version of the PDF Book Brush Fringe Jacket shows you how to make tailored clothing with self-fringed edges, while still being able to incorporate sew-in interfacings.

Feb 28
Private Lesson with Ryliss Bod Sundays
Mar 1
Open Lab Mondays 9:30-3:30 pm
Mar 1
Open Lab Mondays w/sewing machine 9:30-3:30 pm

Gift Cards


Purchase a Gift Cards:
Amount: $ (Expires in 12 months)
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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.