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Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers


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Learn essential fashion design skills alongside acclaimed instructor Judy Jackson. Discover the secrets to successful drafting for knit fabrics with different amounts of stretch. Use professional techniques to drape and fit a torso sloper complete with any darts you need. Create a custom sleeve sloper and adapt it with gathered, puffed or raglan sleeves. Modify your basic torso pattern for a variety of garments and add sophistication with decorative seams and custom shaping. Draft basic necklines and variations complete with trim patterns: crewnecks, scoop necks and more! Make personalized patterns for cozy, trendy knit pants. Plus, tame high-stretch fabrics as you create a sloper for perfect-fitting leggings. Use your new skills and discover how to make a T-shirt pattern as well as patterns for tops, dresses, pants and leggings!