Draping a Personal Knit Block (with sleeve!) • August 1-2

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Lynda Maynard, Guest Teaching Artist

9 am – 5 pm, August 1 & 2

$430   Nonmember
$387   Member

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Workshop Description:

Comfortable, well-fitting knits often seem to be go-to choices each morning as we prepare for the day. Although knits do provide ease and freedom of movement, proper fit is still important. This workshop is built around an approach that allows students to develop a personal knit block or foundation piece for creating tees, camis, tanks,  knit tops and sheath dresses that fit and flatter your figure. There are other methods of arriving at the end product, but this is the most fun! We will be draping in small groups as you learn, using a Ponte knit to mimic the “muslin test garment”. You will drape a basic knit block, front and back, on the body, which will be converted to a paper pattern. A drafted sleeve that fits will follow. Please bring a working sewing machine to class. $40 material fee for knit and misc. supplies due at the time of class. **See supply list of items to bring to class**

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About Lynda Maynard:
Hailing from San Jose, CA, Lynda Maynard has brought a passion for fashion to countless classrooms for over 15 years, from community college classes to workshops across the country. Couture sewing techniques, fitting, and pattern drafting are all in her realm of expertise. She is the successful author of multiple published works including two of her own book titles, De-Mystifying Fit, followed by The Dressmaker’s Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques. She contributes regularly to Stitch and Threads magazines, and has produced a collection of interactive online video courses commissioned by Craftsy. Her dedicated followers know that her technical innovations, product quality, and attention to detail are the core components of her signature style.


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Cancellation Policy
There will be a 50% refund if your notice of withdrawal is received by Wednesday July 3, 2019. There are no refunds after this date.

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