Sewing classes for the beginner to the advanced stitcher!
Learn to create garments on a professional dress form.
Draping on a professional dress form with Adam Andreas, product developer for Leslie Jordan
Mondays, April 15-July 8, 6-9 pm
$219 per 6-week class or take the 12-week series for $429. Includes pattern papers, notebook and handouts.
As seen on Project Runway, learn how to work with fabric on a dress form to turn your fashion ideas into real garments. Arrange your fabric into folds, twists and style lines to create dresses, tops, skirts, coats and daring necklines. We provide the dress forms. But in the first session, you will find out where to buy a good quality, inexpensive dress form, alter it to your size and how to put on style lines — so you can start designing your ideas!
Draping - Intro
Draping 1: Mondays, April 15-May 20, 6-9 pm
Learn the fundamentals of draping as a method of designing garments and a patternmaking alternative. Work on a professional dress form to create bodices, skirts, and dresses. Transfer the drape to a paper pattern. Required pre-requisites: Patternmaking Intro.
Draping 2: Mondays, June 3-July 8, 6-9 pm.
Expand on techniques learned in Draping I. Learn to drape asymmetrical designs, bias and cowl necklines and knit fabric. Create your own designs. Prerequisite: Draping 1.
For more, visit Advanced Draping
We are sorry but registration for this class is now closed.
Sign up to recieve email notification of next terms class schedule
View all classes in your Cart
See a list of all Portland Sewing classes
Learn to Sew - June 17, 2013
Kids & Teens Sewing - June 17, 2013
Apparel Construction - July 22, 2013
Summer Camps: Kids & Teens - July 23, 2013
Draping-Advanced - May 28, 2013
Pattern 4 (Knits & Stretch) - May 31, 2013
Patternmaking-Intro - June 5, 2013
Pattern Magic Patternmaking - June 11, 2013
Pattern grading & marking - June 29, 2013
2111 NE 43rd Ave.,
Phone: (503) 927-5457
1 block north of NE 43rd & Sandy
BUS: #12 bus,
MAX: 7 blocks from the Hollywood MAX station
Portfolio - May 20, 2013
Flats & Technical Packages - May 30, 2013
Fashion Design: Sketching & Illustration - June 15, 2013
Intermediate Sewing: Perfect Shirt - May 28, 2013
Petticoats - May 30, 2013
Sewing Activewear - May 31, 2013
Mad for Plaid - June 20, 2013
Swimwear - July 15, 2013