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Hacking/Altering Patterns in Tacoma Saturdays 9:30-12:30 pm

Every 2 weeks on Saturday mornings, in a Pattern Hacking/Alteration Class, students will alter/hack a pattern* cut and sew a muslin, fit and transfer the changes back to the pattern for a custom fitted garments. You may take as many classes as you wish.

*This is really important - upper body patterns should be sized by the bust measurement.   Lower body patterns should be sized by the hip measurement.

Commercial patterns like Simplicity, McCalls, Butterick, Vogue, Kwik Sew, Burda, New Look, are easier to use, all of the information is printed on them for size alterations including back waist length, and they have seam allowances.

If you choose an independent pattern, be prepared to make more than one muslin.  Many independent patterns do not have the apex or the waistline marked, and some have no seam allowances  If you use a CAD program to make your pattern, your body measurements need to be accurate.

If you plan to alter a pant pattern, be prepared to make several muslins.

This class is limited to 5 students.

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Advanced Beginner to Advanced
Materials Included:
Sewing Machine, Pattern paper, tape, pencils, rulers, paper scissors
Pattern, Sewing tools, fabric scissors, pins, fabric marking pens, pattern top sized by your bust measurement, bottoms by your hip measurement, enough muslin for your pattern or twice the amount.
Instructor Name:
Ryliss Bod
Instructor Bio:
Ryliss Bod is the Founder and Director of the Sewing & Design School and has extensive experience teaching Fashion Construction and Design at a Washington State Technical College. She instructed courses for both continuing education and career training in all levels of sewing construction, home d�cor construction, fashion accessory construction, fashion design, fitting & pattern alterations, pattern-making, textiles, history of fashion and quilting.
Alter & Sew with Commercial Patterns Pacific Fabrics Bellevue 10-4:30 pm Saturday
Cost: $ 200.00

Hacking/Altering Patterns in Tacoma Saturdays 9:30-12:30 pm

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Sat, Feb 1, 2020 at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
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