Spend a day sewing, drafting and altering with Ryliss Bod. You choose what you want to accomplish. Ryliss will give you suggestions and patterns to use to accomplish your goals. Please contact Ryliss at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to explain what you plan to make.
sewing machine, serger, pattern paper, drafting rulers and tools
Bring your own patterns and fabrics suitable for wearable muslins. If you need fabric scissors, pins, thread, marking tools, we have them for you to use.
yliss 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, #sewapril2018,#sewapril2019, #sewapril2020 and #Madewithwoolcontest. She may be contacted at email@example.com.