Sewing Patterns, Pattern Review, Sewing Classes, Sewing Machines and Sewing Machine Reviews!
Platinum Sponsor: Stylish Fabric
Over 20,000 of high quality reorderable fabric

[SIGNUP - FREE Membership & 1 FREE Sewing Lesson ]
[Sewing Classes|Shopping Bag Your Shopping Bag|Login|Help]
Sewing Review and Pattern Reviews Sewing Knowledge Base Sewing Patterns Sewing Classes & Sewing Lessons Sewing Machine & Embroidery Machinery Sewing Message Boards Sewing merchants Blog Help/FAQ About Pattern Review
Enter your e-mail address:




Advanced Search
Tags
New to PR?
Sewing Machines
Compare Sewing Machines
Sewing Machine & Serger Reviews
Embroidery Machines
Sewing Reviews
Sewing Patterns
Review Gallery
Sewing Books
Sewing Supplies
Sewing Websites
Sewing Stores
Sewing Class Reviews
Sewing Expo Reviews
Sewing Tips & Techniques
Sewing Podcasts
NEW!Fabric Glossary
Sewing Review Requests Add a Review Request
Your Account
Edit Profile
My Page
Favorites
Wish List
Pattern Catalog
Notifications
Friends of PR
Join Friends of PR
Find a member
Deal Corner
Photo Album
Calendar
Chat Room
Chat Schedule
Chat Transcripts
Sewing Classifieds
Add a Classified
Sewing Contests
enter contest
contest report
contest gallery
Favorite Links
reviews with comments
merchant gallery
article archive
newsletter archive
Craft Resources
contact info
shipping rates
returns & refunds
testimonials

Platinum Sponsor - Stylish Fabric
Stylish Fabric
You are not logged in. Login here.



Message Board > Sewing Techniques and Tips > One Pattern, Many Looks ( Moderated by MissCelie)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
One Pattern, Many Looks
JTink
star
JTink
Intermediate
VA USA
Member since 4/20/08
Posts: 5726
Login to reply to this post

Date: 8/14/13 9:45 AM

I've just seen a class on Pants making/fitting being offered on Craftsy , taught by Kathy Ruddy. I took a look at the intro and this lady seems very personable and easy to understand(two of my biggest requirements in a teacher). Has anyone taken this class? Any input?

Judy Kski
star
Judy Kski  Friend of PR
Intermediate
FL USA
Member since 10/26/08
Posts: 1394
Login to reply to this post

In reply to JTink <<
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 8/15/13 0:12 AM

I haven't signed up for this class, but I too received the notification about her class. I took one of her classes at an ASG Conference back in the late '90's and remember that she was very funny and engaging. I think it was called Serger 911. She kept the class interesting and had lots of tips to share. I'm going to add that class to my Wish List.

------
Judy

JTink
star
JTink
Intermediate
VA USA
Member since 4/20/08
Posts: 5726
Login to reply to this post

Date: 8/15/13 8:39 AM

Thanks Judy. I'm going to wait for the price to come down a bit more and then sign up for it.

Andsewforth
Andsewforth  Friend of PR
Advanced
PA
Member since 11/6/06
Posts: 92
Login to reply to this post

thumbsup 1 member likes this.
Date: 8/15/13 2:03 PM

I signed up. I've taken seminar classes from Kathy & she's very knowledgeable & a hoot.

AdaH
star
AdaH  Friend of PR
Intermediate
IA USA
Member since 11/21/09
Posts: 2461
Login to reply to this post

thumbsup 1 member likes this.
Date: 8/21/13 9:01 PM

I just finished all the lessons. I like this class, but then I like Kathy and enjoy her teaching style. She isn't a by the rules kind of sewer, which I really like. Don't get me wrong, she does a good job and gets good results but she tells you where you can bend the rules and still have a good outcome.
The premise of the class is to create a pant block and then use it to sew any type of pant you want.

I attended a lecture she gave many years ago at an expo and one thing she stressed was to always have control of the fabric. It is the one thing that really stayed with me all these many years.

------
Ada

JTink
star
JTink
Intermediate
VA USA
Member since 4/20/08
Posts: 5726
Login to reply to this post

In reply to AdaH <<


Date: 8/22/13 8:53 AM

Thanks Ada

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Sewing Techniques and Tips >> One Pattern, Many Looks

Merchants on PR
Lanetzliving Vintage Sewing Patterns
Vintage Sewing Patterns
Deals!
Style Arc sewing dress patterns
Patterns That Fit
Web site
Victoria Jones Collection
Timeless Hawaiian styles
Web site
So Vintage Patterns
Thank You for Joining!
Deals!
Fitz Like a Glove Ironing Board Cover
Made In Australia
Deals!

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.
Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Online Sewing Classes
Expert Sewing Techniques for Jackets
Fee: $34.00
(Regular $49.00)
Expert Sewing Techniques for Jackets

Online Sewing Classes
Bust Adjustments
Fee: $39.99
(Regular $39.99)
Bust Adjustments

Butterick 4985 Misses' Top
photo
Review by GayMcDonel... on 1/28/12
Read Review

Peek-A Boo Jack and Jill Shortalls Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -4 T )
Peek-A Boo Jack and Jill Shortalls Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -4 T )

Details
Price: $7.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Oliver + S Seashore Sundress Digital Pattern ( Size 5-12 )
Oliver + S Seashore Sundress Digital Pattern ( Size 5-12 )

Details
Price: $15.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

McCall's 5802
photo
Review by PhyllisC on 7/3/09
Read Review

Jennifer Stern The Perfectly Fitted Shirt by the Cup-Full Pattern ( Size 16-24(Cup B-DD) )
Jennifer Stern The Perfectly Fitted Shirt by the Cup-Full Pattern ( Size 16-24(Cup B-DD) )

Details
Price: $20.00
Add to Bag Add to Bag

SewBaby Baby Doll Puppet Pattern
SewBaby  Baby Doll Puppet  Pattern

Details
Price: $8.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Vogue 7937 Pattern ( Size 6-8-10 )
Vogue 7937 Pattern ( Size 6-8-10 )

Details
Price: $18.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Simplicity 1600 Pattern ( Size XXS-XS-S-M-L )
Simplicity 1600 Pattern ( Size XXS-XS-S-M-L )

Details
Price: $16.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Subscribe to PR Message Board Feed Subscribe to the PR Message Board Feed Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe at NewsGator Online Subscribe at Bloglines Add to MyMSN