CLASS #5 PATTERN DRAFTING BASICS: THE SLOPER

Copy of COURSE #5 PATTERN DRAFTING BASICS: THE SLOPER

taught by Mimi Goodwin

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  • 7 Videos
  • 5 PDFs

Course Curriculum

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INTRO AND SUPPLIES
04:21
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LET'S TALK ZIPPERS: HOW TO INSERT A LAPPED AND CENTER ZIPPER
13:56
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LET'S TALK SLOPERS: THE WHAT AND WHY
06:04
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CUT AND SEW THE MUSLIN SAMPLE
09:16
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FITTING OUR MUSLIN
08:55
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CUT AND SEW FINAL SKIRT!
24:39
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Course description

Pattern Drafting Basics: The Sloper

Lets Talk Zippers!

  • Zipper Worksheet
  • How to install a lapped zipper
  • How to install a center zipper

Drafting the Basic Pencil Skirt Sloper

  • What Is A Sloper?
  • Why You Need Them?
  • How To Use Them?

Drafting The Blocks

  • Taking Measurements
  • Drafting Basic Skirt Sloper

Transferring and Sewing Muslin Sample

  • Transferring Paper Pattern to Muslin
  • Sewing Sample Muslin

Fitting The Sloper

  • Making Basic Fit Adjustments to Waist, Hips and Length
  • Fitting Resources

Turning Block Into Finished Skirt

  • Creating A Pencil Skirt Pattern From Sloper
  • Adding Ease and Seam Allowances
  • Drafting Waistband

Sewing Finished Pencil Skirt

  • Cutting and Sewing Final Pencil Skirt
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Instructor

Mimi  Goodwin
Mimi Goodwin
Senior Instructor

Mimi Goodwin (Mimi G.) is a mother, businesswoman, and award-winning, trend and DIY expert. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the popular fashion, lifestyle, and DIY blog, MimiGStyle.com. What started off as a hobby in her Los Angeles home in 2012, has blossomed into an international brand with a daily engagement of more than 1.9 million followers across all social media platforms and industry professionals.

Mimi’s blog has become the vehicle by which she lives her passion; to empower and motivate women of all ages and walks of life to embrace their power, find their voice and to discover and walk in their purpose. Her tutorials on DIY sewing, craft, home décor, fashion, beauty, travel, self-empowerment and more, receive an average of 12M page views annually and 575k unique visitors per month.

Since 2014, Mimi has partnered with Simplicity Creative Group to create, produce and market pattern designs with the Mimi G Style for Simplicity Pattern Collection. The collection features over 15 patterns for the modern and curvy woman and is accompanied with a video tutorial from Mimi.

In 2016 Mimi launched SewItAcademy.com, an online sewing school, designed to be accessible and affordable for anyone interested in learning to sew. With over 6,000 enrolled students Mimi has created a community of people all learning a valuable skill, many of whom have started small businesses from the skills learned. Mimi is launching a Sew It Academy of men in early 2017. Mimi was featured on Lifetime TV’s Project Runway Junior as a mentor and design consultant for the young designers.

Visit www.mimigstyle.com for additional information.

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