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Using Your Slopers and Dress Forms

Ryliss will show how to use your Slopers from Kenneth’s Moulage and Trouser Drafting Workshops.


Saturday will cover the Basic pattern drafting procedures will be practiced for

Tops, Dresses, Jackets Coats, Skirts, Pants, and Jumpsuits. 


Sunday will cover using your slopers to alter commercial patterns.

Registration Deadline:  December 10.  I need time to purchase the correct amount of supplies.

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Must of competed one of Kenneth D. King's drafting workshops, Moulage or Trousers Drafting.
Materials Included:
Paper Patterns and Sewing Patterns, Plastic Sheeting, Marking pens, rulers, paper scissors, rulers, pencils, scotch tape
Bring your master slopers from Kenneth's D. Kings workshop. If you made a custom dress form, bring in 2 yards of muslin. 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├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 through 2022.. She may be contacted at

Using Your Slopers and Dress Forms

$ 550.00
Includes refreshments and lunch