CLASS #6 WORKING YOUR SLOPER: DRAFTING TWO STYLISH SKIRTS

Copy of COURSE #6 WORKING YOUR SLOPER: DRAFTING TWO STYLISH SKIRTS

taught by Mimi Goodwin

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Course Curriculum

DRAFTING SKIRT ONE: THE HIGH WAIST PENCIL SKIRT
13:29
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DRAFTING SKIRT TWO: THE HIGH WAIST PENCIL SKIRT
10:40
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CUTTING OUR SKIRTS
08:03
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SEWING OUR A LINE SKIRT
29:00
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SEWING OUR HIGH WAIST PENCIL SKIRT
13:51
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Closing
00:35
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Course description

We are going to take last months sloper and put her to work! This month we are going to create two stylish skirts you can make from that one sloper. I want to get you excited about the possibilities of having a sloper and how to use it to the max.

COURSE OUTLINE

INTRO: Discussing what skirts we will be making and getting ready
DRAFTING SKIRT #1: Using your basic sloper to draft your a-line skirt
The a-line skirt has side seam pockets, invisible zipper installation, waistband w/ extended zipper, double rolled hem.
DRAFTING SKIRT #2: Using your basic sloper to draft your high waits pencil skirt
The high waist pencil skirt has no waistband but instead we create facings, invisible zipper installation, a pegged hem and back vent.
CUT AND SEW: Both skirts are sewn and finished.
SKILLS COVERED
1. Drafting variations from sloper
2. Invisible zipper installation
3. Extending your waist line
4. Creating side seam pockets
5. Creating a pegged hem
6. Creating a back vent
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Instructor

Mimi  Goodwin
Mimi Goodwin
Senior Instructor

Mimi G. is a mother, businesswoman, and award-winning, trend expert and 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 1.1 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, self-empowerment, and lifestyle, receive an average of 12M page views annually and 575k unique visitors per month.

Since 2014, Mimi partnered with Simplicity Creative Group to license, design and market sewing patterns with the Mimi G Style for Simplicity Pattern Collection. The collection features over 35 patterns for the modern and curvy woman.

In 2016 Mimi founded SewItAcademy.com, an online sewing school, designed to be accessible and affordable for anyone interested in learning to sew. With over 8,000 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 then launched Sew It Academy Men and Sew It Academy Kids.

Mimi has collaborated with over 300 brands including Target, Google, Macy’s, ULTA, The Home Depot, The Recording Academy, Coca-Cola, Verizon, Kellog, Revlon, Steve Madden and more. She has been featured on Essence.com, InStyle Magazine, Vanity Fair, Rolling Out Magazine, and was awarded “Best Latina Blogger” by Hispanicize 2015. Mimi also made her television debut on Lifetime TV’s Project Runway Junior as a mentor and design consultant for the young designers.

In 2017 Mimi G launched the first ever multicultural, gender inclusive sewing magazine which features makers of all walks of life since the launch Mimi G has begun developing several web series as part of Mimi G studios which plans to launch in 2019. Earlier this year Mimi was featured in Gary Vaynerchuck’s most recent book, Crushing It and is the keynote speaker at Udemy 2018.

Visit www.mimigstyle.com for additional information.

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