Pattern Hacking For Curves: 1 Top 10 Ways
Learn how to alter a pattern to create endless possibilities!
- want to learn how pattern designers create multiple styles from one base pattern?
- dream of taking a well-fitting pattern and using it to create other garments that you know will fit you?
- want to massively expand the potential of the patterns you already own?
Then you should take this course! Join me as I take you through ten different techniques to transform the Springfield Top, and not only will you have ten new garments, but you’ll learn methods that you can apply to any sewing pattern.
Welcome to Pattern Hacking for Curves: 1 Top, 10 Ways! In this course, you’ll learn the secrets of how pattern designers adapt a simple pattern to create lots of different styles. Endlessly altering patterns to fit your curves can be frustrating, but using this technique you only have to make your base pattern fit once – and then every variation you create will fit you!
Course price includes 30% off the printed or PDF Cashmerette Springfield Top Pattern*. Already got the Springfield? Your coupon works on any other pattern, too!
We’ll be working with the Cashmerette Springfield Top, a simple woven tank designed for curves, and you’ll learn how to draft and sew 10 new garments.
- A button-back or button-front blouse
- A cross-over back top
- A back keyhole top with a neckline facing
- A V-neck top with an all-in-one-facing which covers the neckline and armholes
- A princess-seamed top
- A top with a collar
- A ruffle-hemmed top
- A top with cap or tulip sleeves
- A swing knit tank
- A trapeze dress
An exclusive cap sleeve pattern piece for the Springfield Top is also included in the course!
But that’s not all: the techniques you learn can be applied to any sewing pattern, not just the Springfield Top. So that means the sewing patterns you already own suddenly have so much more potential –
A sampling of techniques you’ll learn in this course:
- Flat pattern alterations
- Drafting a button placket
- Creating a keyhole opening with tie
- Drafting and sewing a neckline facing and an all-in-one facing
- Converting darts into princess seams
- Creating and sewing a collar of any shape
- Adding cap sleeves to a sleeveless garment
- Transforming a top into a swing dress
- Converting a woven pattern into a knit
- And many other tips and techniques that you can apply to any pattern
Hi! I'm Jenny Rushmore, the blogger, sewing pattern designer and teacher behind Cashmerette. Learning to sew transformed my body image, and my life's passion is helping other curvy women find their body confidence, too. I work with professional pattern-makers to create fashion-forward designs in sizes 12 - 28, and bust sizes C - H, and teach women how to get a fantastic fit in their self-made garments. I believe that your dress size doesn't limit you creativity, so why should it limit your wardrobe? If you want to learn more, check out my blog at Cashmerette.
Sewing lessons whenever and wherever you want.
Unlike regular classes, there's no need to block off time in your schedule or arrange to travel - you can watch the videos on your laptop, tablet or phone, and master pattern hacking from the comfort of home. Learn at your own pace, and re-watch the videos as many times as you like - they never expire! Plus, you'll have 24/7 access, and it's the fraction of the price of an in-person class.