Friday, July 14, 2017 Cool Tricks Takes Manhattan
Based on his newest CD Book, Kenneth will demonstrate and students will construct samples of their favorite techniques.
This CD book is available for purchase. New - Cool Tricks Takes Manhattan -$25.95*New - Cool Tricks Takes Manhattan-International Orders $33.95 US
International Orders are shipped through Air Mail.Kenneth will demonstrate and students will sew some of the techniques featured in the book. The book is more than 3 full days of techniques. The outline of the book-
Tips, Techniques and Drafting
Saturday and Sunday
- Improved Seam Roll
- Sewing with the bobbin thread
- A new scarf edge
- Sewing inside curves to outside curves
- Cutting loosely-woven fabrics
- Boning from the hardware store
- Recycling/Upcycling a jacket
- Restyling worn coat edgess
- Working with lame’ fabrics
- Staying necklines and armholes
- Staying curves with crossgrain muslin
- Inside miter for Hong Kong binding
- Bias binding to finish armholes and hems
- Lapped seams on a sweater
- Seams in bulk fabrics
- Double cloth patch pocket
- Double welt pocket for felted wool or leather
- Moving fare in a skirt
- Skirt fly front/pocket stay
- Surgeons; cuff
- Cut-on gusset-Norfolk jacket
- The action back jacket
- The loden coat
- Flange yoke detail
- The hybrid lapel facing
- The stand-away collar
Students will Draft a custom trouser/pant pattern. Using your own measurements, you will be taken step by step through the process of drafting a trouser/pant pattern.Kenneth teaches the system of drafting trousers (for men and women) from measurements. After taking the proper measurements (which is covered in the text, as well as on the video on the CD), we cover calculations for the draft, and drafting the trouser. Once the trouser is drafted and made, common adjustments that might need to be made to the test the fit in the muslin to ensure proper fit. Finally, after a well-fitting trouser muslin has been made, the directions for adding style, such as pleats, pockets, waistbands, and the like, will be discussed.
Optional but highly recommended and available for purchased.
Trouser Draft – $24.95 US
*Trouser Draft - $34.95 US International Orders
The trouser draft starts with a video on the Cd, demonstrating the proper way to take measurements. We then cover the calculations, and then drafting the trouser from calculations. Afterwards, making up in muslin, and the adjustments, are covered. finally, adding pockets, pleats, and waistbands, to make the trouser your design, will be discussed
If you are interested in hiring Kenneth for a private lesson during his time in Denver, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A $45 KIT FEE will be collected at the workshop. We will communicate with you to see if you would like to bring your own supplies and that will reduce the cost of the kit fee.
Holiday Inn & Suites
6900 Tower Road
Denver, CO 80249
Attendees have a courtesy rate of $159 for Single or Double Occupancy.
If you wish to attend Kenneth's Trunk Show Friday, July 14, 6:30-8:30 pm, you have a special discounted rate of $20. Click Here to register.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 14, 2017
Class notes, pattern paper, pencils, scotch tape, paper scissors, drafting rulers, elastic, carbon paper.
Sewing machine, sewing tools like scissors, pins, 7-9
Kenneth D. King is a professor at F.I.T. (Fashion Institute of Technology) in New York and the Sewing and Design School. Kenneth won the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals' 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award. He is known for his articles in Threads Magazine, his books, CD books, TV show (�Sewing Today�), and "Jean-ius" an online class at www.craftys.com , as well as his excellent teaching skills and his dashing personal style. He teaches workshops in Moulage, a French method of drafting and constructing a body double and bodice, jacket and overcoat slopers, Sleeve Drafting, Trouser Drafting, Designer Techniques, Cloning your Favorite Garments, leather and fur construction techniques and countless other techniques.