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Learn to Copy & Make a Pattern from Ready to Wear

Bring in a garment you would love to copy and make a pattern from it.  The garment should fit well as is.

Skill Level:
Materials Included:
Pencil, carbon paper, dual tracing wheel
A garment you wish to copy; jeans, pants, jacket, blouse, dress. Bring in enough muslin or plain fabric, like a used sheet, that will be cut into pattern pieces. If you have a dual tracing wheel bring that otherwise we will share one in class. Straight pins
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.

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 through #sewapril2021. She may be contacted at

Learn to Copy & Make a Pattern from Ready to Wear

$ 75.00