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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


The Bookstore


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: $ 20.00
• A Flash Drive 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 Basic Sleeve by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive book* – 89 pages • $33.95 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: $ 33.95
Brush Fringe Jacket by Kenneth D. King • A Book on a Flash Drive* • $17.95 US – shipping included.

Cost: $ 17.95
Brush Fringe Jacket by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive Book* • $31.95 US – shipping included.

Cost: $ 31.95
The Skirts by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive Book* • $38.95 US – shipping included. The Skirts is another installment of the Ecole Guerre-Lavigne system of pattern drafting.

Cost: $ 38.95
Dress Lines by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive 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
NEW Flash Drive book! Cool Tricks Takes Manhattan By Kenneth D. King Kenneth has introduced yet another book, on garment techniques, called Cool Tricks Takes Manhattan!

Cost: $ 39.95
Birth of a Bustier by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive Book* • $24.95 US – shipping included. If you’ve ever made strapless garments, you will know how difficult it is to make a garment that fits well and stays in place.

Cost: $ 24.95
Birth of a Bustier by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive Book* • $38.95 US – shipping included. If you’ve ever made strapless garments, you will know how difficult it is to make a garment that fits well and stays in place.

Cost: $ 38.95
Tailored Jacket by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive 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
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
Tacoma Poncho Pattern by Ryliss Bod
- Jun 30, 2019 12:00 am

Tacoma Poncho pattern with collar and front closure.

Cost: $ 14.00
Advanced Sleeve by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive book* – 215 pages • $38.95 US – shipping included Advanced sleeve picks up where The Basic Sleeve leaves off

Cost: $ 38.95
Necklines and Draping by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive Book* • $24.95 US – shipping and all applicable taxes included.

Cost: $ 24.95
Necklines and Draping by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive Book* • $38.95 US – shipping included. This is the next installment in the series of couture pattern making CD’s.

Cost: $ 38.95
Making Garments from Existing Garments by Kenneth D. King • A flash Drive Book* • $38.95 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: $ 38.95
NEW Flash Drive 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 Flash Drive book! Embellishments By Kenneth D. King

Cost: $ 38.95
Digital version of the Beginning Sewing Class notes with measurement charts, sizing charts, ease charts and basic sewing information.

Cost: $ 27.00
1/4" cube Magnets on your scissors for Seam and Hem Allowance Cutting Guides

Cost: $ 45.95
Eight Magnets to a package, 1/4" cubes. SOLD OUT but on backorder.

Cost: $ 21.95
The Skirts by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive 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
NEW Flash Drive book! Cool Tricks Takes Manhattan By Kenneth D. King Kenneth has introduced yet another book, on garment techniques, called Cool Tricks Takes Manhattan!

Cost: $ 25.95
The Minot Method is an easy method of adjusting commercial patterns to fit.

Cost: $ 47.00
Total Pattern Fit and Skirts and Pants; Adjusting, Drafting, Coding and Fitting Sewing Patterns. Get both books and save money.

Cost: $ 43.00
This is an easy method of adjusting commercial patterns.

Cost: $ 27.00
Trouser Draft by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive Book* – 178 Pages • Includes Video Demonstration • $32.95 US – shipping and all applicable taxes included. Trouser Draft discusses the system of drafting trousers (for men and women) from measurements.

Cost: $ 38.95
The Collars by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive Book* • $38.95 US – shipping included. The Collars is another installment in the series of couture patternmaking CD books.

Cost: $ 38.95
An easy method developed by Jan Minott to alter commercial patterns for a custom fit.

Cost: $ 47.00
Flash Drive Book- Patternmaking 2 Course Notes Developed to teach Patternmaking by Kenneth D. King

Cost: $ 43.95
Both Minott Method Books: Total Pattern Fit and Skirts and Pants on a Flash Drive or Digital Version International orders .

Cost: $ 67.00
The Minott method takes into account figure differences; skirts and pants are drafted to fit one's hip shape and posture type, not just waist and hip measurements.

Cost: $ 27.00
Making Garments from Existing Garments by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive 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
Jan Minott's handout for adjusting pants and skirt patterns for your posture type.

Cost: $ 15.00
Jan Minott's handout for adjusting pants and skirt patterns for your posture type.

Cost: $ 32.00
This is a handout given to student's attending Jan Minott's Skirt and Pant Alteration Classes that is emailed to you.

Cost: $ 12.00
The Moulage By Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive book* – 130 pages . • $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: $ 38.95
The Basic Sleeve by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive 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 Collars by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive Book* • $24.95 US – shipping included. The Collars is another installment in the series of couture patternmaking CD books.

Cost: $ 24.95
Handbag Construction by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive 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
Dress Lines by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive Book* • $35.95 US – shipping included. The Dress Lines CD is the final installment of the Ecole Guerre-Lavigne pattern drafting system.

Cost: $ 35.95
CD Patternmaking 2 Course Notes Developed to teach Patternmaking by Kenneth D. King

Cost: $ 29.95
Antique Silk Covered Snaps -Pale Yellow, Light Yellow and Green - View D -3 packs

Cost: $ 25.50
Tailored Jacket by Kenneth D. King • A Flash Drive Book, 289 pages* • $39.95 US – shipping included.

Cost: $ 39.95
Wrinkle Chart from the Total Pattern Fit by Jan Minott.

Cost: $ 40.00
Bodice Wrinkle Charts are taken from the Total Pattern Fit by Jan Minott.

Cost: $ 15.00

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


Private Sewing Lesson with Ryliss Bod Fridays in June 9:30-11:30 am

Take a private 2 hour lesson with Ryliss Bod.

Private Lesson with Ryliss Bod Fridays in June 1-3 pm

Take a private sewing lesson with Ryliss Bod.

Learn to Sew, Part 2 & 3 Saturday June 22, 9:30-12:30 pm

Learn to Sew Parts 2/3 covers Basic Construction Techniques

Jun 22
Learn to use your Sewing Machine
Jun 24
Open Lab Monday in June with a machine 9:30-3:30
Jun 24
Open Lab Monday June 9:30-3:30 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.