A large part of my job is developing, filming, and instructing online sewing and pattern making courses! Scroll to see all my current course offerings:
Getting your certification is a fun and unique experience that combines a prospective business opportunity and the ability to enhance your love of sewing through skill building. So if you have ever thought about becoming a sewing teacher, then this is the perfect starting point!
The BurdaStyle Certification Course features many core techniques, sew-alongs and downloadable patterns, and the certification process is not only for those pursuing a teaching career, but for anyone who has a passion for sewing.
The course is all about becoming a BurdaStyle Certified Teacher and teaches the authentic “BurdaStyle Way” of constructing a garment. The course begins with the preparation core techniques that are performed before the actual sewing of a BurdaStyle garment. Register here to join me.
You will learn about the sloper guidelines and use points of reference in your sketch and on your pattern to draft the most accurate and true-to-sketch pattern. You will learn how to draw and add fullness, such as gathers and pleats, into your designs, as well as add style lines that do and don’t incorporate the dart intake. You will have so much fun with the exercises and quizzes in class that test your dart manipulation knowledge and enable you to learn more effectively. Register here to join me.
By the end of this course you will be confident with pattern making and using your slopers to bring your design ideas to life. Join me for this Pattern Making 101 course filled with tons of great video content so you can easily follow along. Come learn and see the potential and endless possibilities that slopers and pattern making have to enhance your sewing experience. Register here to join me.
Jeans are something we wear almost everyday and act as a second skin to our lower half! We all know how hard it is to find jeans that fit us and are our style and the color of denim we want… so why not tackle making your own pair of jeans exactly the way you want them. Register here to join me.
Do you already know the basics of pattern making? Do you often like to tweak your pattern’s style but feel like you want to learn more? Take your patterns to the next level and learn leading pattern modifications to make your pattern your own (but fit the same). If you have a pattern that you love the fit of, but don’t want to keep sewing it the same way, this course is perfect for you! Register here to join me.
After completion of this course you’ll have the knowledge and confidence to make even more athletic garments, since I will demonstrate how to develop these patterns on slopers meant for knit fabrics (you’ll also get PDFs of the sloper patterns). In the 6th session you be shown how easy it is to customize your slopers and make your own designs to execute, and by the last session you’ll be a pro! Register here to join me.
Have you ever thought of drafting your own set of pattern slopers? Pattern drafting can be an intimidating concept for those new to sewing. The truth is drafting your own set of pattern slopers is quite easy to do. And, not only is it easy, but you’ll open up many new creative possibilities in garment sewing. In this course I will show you step-by-step how to draft your own skirt, bodice and sleeve sloper according to your own measurements. Register here to join me.
My courses are also avaliable as On-Demand courses with no start date, so you can learn right away!
If you find yourself always sewing and working with patterns that are meant for woven non-stretch fabrics, and want to start experimenting with pattern making for knits than this webinar is for you. Learn the foundations of knit patterns and see how you can calculate and compare your body measurements to the pattern to ensure you get the perfect fit. Watch it here.
Love plush and silky fabrics and not sure how to sew them? Everyone loves the soft hand of faux fur, minky, satin and gauze, but they’re not always easy or intuitive to sew, but also not as difficult as you think. With these tips and tricks presented in this webinar, you’ll be able to sew them with confidence and create garments, home accessories, baby gifts and more with professional results. Follow along as Meg Healy demonstrates the patterns, tools, needles, thread and seam finishes suitable for these fabrics, plus get four free patterns to try out your new skills! Watch it here.