Garment Design from Your Basic Sloper

Garment Design from Your Basic Sloper

Working only from your basic sloper, learn to use it to create all the styles you want.

In this Four-hour workshop you’ll learn the basic techniques for transforming your bodice, skirt, and sleeve slopers into a custom garment.

The Basic Bodice Sloper class is a prerequisite for this workshop.

Bodice Design - for tops, shirts, and dresses:      

  • Add pleats, gathers, draped necklines, and add openings and facings
  • Move darts, create a yoke, change necklines, and create wrap styles.
  • Sleeves – for shirts, full sleeves
  • Create A-Line, shift, and princess-style dresses.

 Skirt Design –

  • Add flare, gathers, yoke, or waistbands
  • Create A-line, gored, trumpet, and wrap styles.

Cost -  $10.00 – for instruction sheets provided. Please pay directly to Susan.

Be sure to bring the following:

  • Your Basic Sloper pattern
  • Your measurement chart and pattern book
  • Notebook to take notes
  • 18” clear ruler
  • Pencil
  • Red pencil
  • Paper scissors
  • Invisible tape
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