Pattern paper, paper scissors, scotch tape, pencil, color pencils, cutting mats, sergers, french curve rulers, Drafting L square rulers.
Do not bring anything for the first class. We will discuss the items you need for the following weeks. Students will need to bring sewing supplies, fabric and pattern for the third class and fourth class.
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 décor 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 and Fashion Judge at the 2-14 RAGS. She may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.