Merry Christmas Everybody!!!!!
I hope you have a Wonderful Joyous Christmas Day w/your family & friends thanking Jesus for Giving His Life for Us.
And I am Sorry for the long intermission..Time just seems to fly by lately...Soul Collections has been busy, busy, busy in this Fall Transitioning to Winter Season as well as Preparing for 2013!
Soul Collection's Coats & Jackets Sewing Class has Started where students can learn Advanced Sewing Skills in applying Lining, Interfacing, Suri, Separate Zipper Application, Collars & Hand Sewing :)
Kathleen is furthering her Patternmaking Experience since perfecting her Pant in Pant Patternmaking by making a Coat Pattern from the Slopers she drafted in Soul Collection's Basic Flat Patternmaking Class. Problem: In Pant Patternmaking, Kathleen's Pant was Bowing slightly @ the Sides (Outseam) showing the Grain line off center on her legs. Correction: I pinned the Outseam until the Grain line was @ the Center of her leg. This method in Patternmaking is called Slash & Close. So Kathleen had to Slash & Close her Sloper the amount I pinned out @ the Outseam to 0" @ C.Frt & C.B Rise. Just be sure to Lower the Crotch Seam the same amount that was shortened @ the Outseam.
Now Kathleen's Torso Sloper we drafted from her measurements as well & fit her almost perfectly. We added to the Shoulders to Balance the Pattern @ Front & Back, and she just needs a little extra width near the abdomen, which has corrected @ home. The Torso Sloper allows you to make Tunics, Dresses & the Jacket or Coat she decides to design for the Coats & Jackets Class!
Beginner's Sewing Students were busy cutting out their Home Decor Pillows and completing their Paperbag Waist Skirt.
And in the New Year, Soul Collections will be giving away 1 Computerized Sewing Machine. Students have a chance to win by joining the class :)
Hope to see you in the New Year (It's going to be a Good Year)