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Redwood City, CA ALTER, FIT & SEW with Ryliss Bod

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

You will transfer the master patterns to clear plastic sheeting. Bring several Commercial* patterns from home that are simple in design you wish to alter.  You will practice on the actual patterns. You will test fit by cutting out and sewing a muslin of the pattern altered.

A basic pattern drafting lesson will also be included using 1/2" scale patterns for exercises.

A kit will be available for $25.  It will include the clear sheet plastic sheeting  (enough for a front, back and sleeve) and 1/2 scale patterns and colored paper.  Additional plastic sheeting may be purchased.

Related CD Book: De-Mystifying Fit - A CD Book by Lynda Maynard

*Commercial patterns like Simplicity, McCalls... They have the back waist lengths that many independent patterns do not have.

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Confident Beginner (male and femaie) ages 16
Your Moulage and sloper patterns, paper scissors, scotch tape, pencils, rulers. No sewing machines are necessary.
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├ęcor construction, fashion accessory construction, fashion design, fitting & pattern alterations, pattern-making, textiles, history of fashion and quilting.

She received her teaching degree in K-12 grades and studied art, clothing and textiles at Central Washington University, pattern-making and CAD at Gerber Technology, fashion design at the Paris Fashion Institute, pattern-making and construction techniques with Kenneth D. King and countless others.

Throughout her career she developed workshops and fashion shows, hired instructors and conducted fashion and fabric shopping field trips to Portland, San Francisco and New York. Ryliss has been a Contributing Editor at Sew News Magazine, Threads Magazine, judge for the 2014 RAGS Benefit, Make it With Wool and the Washington State 4-H Dress Revue and host of Instagram's Sew Photo Challenge #sewApril2017 and #sewapril2018.. She may be contacted at

Redwood City, CA ALTER, FIT & SEW with Ryliss Bod

$ 270.00
Price is 10% off if registered before 12/31/2018