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Learn how to design your own made-to-measure collars to fit any pattern Read more here!

An eye catching neckline can transform the look of an otherwise simple garment with just a few added steps. Whether you are sewing coats, jackets, or everyday tops, a stylish collar adorning the neckline of a garment adds a sophisticated finish. For a softer feel, flatter the bustline with a fluid, feminine cowl neck. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to draft a variety of collar styles, as well as drafting cowl necklines of varying depths. You’ll even learn how to modify the new BurdaStyle Dress sloper to make your own basic jacket foundation. This web seminar comes just in time for fall, the perfect season for showing off your chic new jackets and tops

This web seminar is best suited to sewers who are comfortable reading patterns and have a basic understanding of clothing construction.

You will learn:


  • How to to draft these classic collar styles: Flat Collar, Notched Collar, Shawl Collar, Peter Pan Collar, and Mandarin Collar

  • How to draft a cowl

  • How to draft a collar to fit an existing pattern

  • How to draft a collar to fit your neck measurements

  • How to adjust an ill-fitting collar

  • Which interfacing to use for your collar

  • How to adjust the BurdaStyle Dress Sloper for drafting jackets and coats

Who Should Attend:


  • Anyone interested in adding collars and cowls to their patterns

  • Anyone wanting to learn more about pattern drafting

  • Those with a basic understanding of patterns and sewing

Click here to sign up and transform the look of an otherwise simple garment!

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    Sep 4, 2014, 01.53 AMby zoshia

    This class should be $10 not $20 bucks. Otherwise i would sign up.

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