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Making Fashion: Draw, Draft and Sew

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Bring your designs to life with Jay Calderin in Making Fashion: Draw, Draft, and Sew!

Jay Calderin has been called a “a budding designer's best friend,” and in this class he’ll show you exactly what it takes to create and construct custom clothes. 
You’ll learn about:
  • Drawing and planning for clothing production
  • The stages of pattern making
  • Constructing and finishing garments
Jay will help you get started with smart drafting tips and offer insights on working with muslin so your patterns lay and drape properly.

If you want to produce one-of-a-kind garments, join Jay Calderin for a complete primer on getting started in Making Fashion: Draw, Draft and Sew.


  • Intro to Making Fashion: Draw, Draft and Sew
  • Why Start with a Sketch?
  • Drawing: Draw Your Muse
  • Drawing: Sketch a Figure and Define a Silhouette
  • Drawing: Render Color
  • Drawing: Add Texture, Patterns, and Details
  • Pattern Draping: Working with Muslin
  • Pattern Draping: Drape a Basic Form
  • Pattern Draping: Drape Folds
  • Pattern Draping: Experiment with Style Lines
  • Pattern Flat: Create and True a Pattern
  • Draping and Patterning Recap
  • Constructing Clothes: Put it Together
  • Constructing Clothes: Make it Special and Finish Well

Taught by

Jay Calderin

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