Aside from writing and sewing, I also design and instruct online sewing courses for BurdaStyle Academy and Craft U, the preeminent crafting educational sites from F+W. Below, you can find my current teaching schedule and class descriptions.
Pattern Grading for Plus Sizes -- January 25th - March 14th
Specifically design for plus size seamstresses, this course covers the three major types of grading patterns up in size: ruler grading, shift grading, and slash-and-spread grading. Additionally, we cover using a sloper to adapt your favorite garment designs, fitting bodices, fitting trousers, and fitting skirts for plus sizes.
Pattern Grading for All Sizes -- February 22nd - April 8th
In this course for all sizes of seamstress, we cover how grade patterns up and down, using the three major types of grading: ruler grading, shift grading, and slash-and-spread grading. Additionally, we cover how to perfectly fit your garments, after you've finished grading. Whether it's bust adjustments or trouser fitting, this course will get you into a newly size, perfectly fitted pattern.