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Lisa - Tech Support
Posted 2012-08-26 5:20 PM (#83154)
Subject: New Classes



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Hi All,

We are getting ready to develop some new classes. If you have suggestions for classes that you would be interested in taking, please post them here.
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marrlo
Posted 2012-08-26 5:56 PM (#83155 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: Re: New Classes


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Drafting PMB patterns from commercial pattern pictures, etc. Lora
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JillRN1995
Posted 2012-08-26 6:02 PM (#83156 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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More examples of uses for the tools in Pattern Editor. Also I would like to see a detailed class on how the settings interact with each other with a special emphasis on the bust, sleeve and armscye.
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monique montreal
Posted 2012-08-26 7:26 PM (#83157 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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I would also like drafting PMB patterns from pictures and how settings interact with a special emphasis: bust sleeve and armscye.
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Towanda
Posted 2012-08-26 9:11 PM (#83158 - in reply to #83157)
Subject: Re: New Classes


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How to merge commercial patterns with pmb
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Karen - Tech Support
Posted 2012-08-27 7:57 AM (#83160 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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If you have taken the class - Blouse, Jacket & Dress Design - you will find 6 examples of copying a design in Boutique in the class forum.
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vickys
Posted 2012-08-27 11:33 AM (#83161 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: RE: New Classes


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I would like a class on how to read wrinkles and folds in a garment so settings can be adjusted to correct the issue(s).
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Lisa - Tech Support
Posted 2012-08-27 12:55 PM (#83164 - in reply to #83161)
Subject: RE: New Classes



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vickys - 2012-08-27 10:33 AM

I would like a class on how to read wrinkles and folds in a garment so settings can be adjusted to correct the issue(s).


Hi

This is already extensively covered in the Measurements and Fit Guide under Solving Fit Problems. There are many pictures of wrinkles and how to solve the particular fit problem identified by the wrinkle.
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Lisa - Tech Support
Posted 2012-08-27 12:56 PM (#83165 - in reply to #83158)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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Towanda - 2012-08-26 8:11 PM

How to merge commercial patterns with pmb


Could you be more specific here?
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ursulab
Posted 2012-08-27 4:58 PM (#83166 - in reply to #83165)
Subject: Re: New Classes


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I'm not Towanda, but I was thinking something like Caroly does;

 http://sewingfantaticdiary.blogspot.com/2012/08/vogue-8799-dress-pattern-alterations.html

 

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LizCat
Posted 2012-08-27 6:21 PM (#83167 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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I know I have read through the Measurements and Fit Guide, all the way back to PMB3. May have missed something, but I need help reading the wrinkles for skirts and pants and, to some degree, for the sheath dresses. PMB5 has given me the best fit so far, but I still have wrinkles that run kind of diagonally across the skirt, both front and back. Having a short pear shape probably has something to do with the wrinkles.
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Karen - Tech Support
Posted 2012-08-28 7:26 AM (#83171 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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Liz - I suspect the hip line is not level. You may also need to increase the number of darts for a smooth transition from waist to hip.

I found your fitting skirt and it was very good.  No wrinkles.  It may be a design doing it.

Send me a summary sheet and pictures of you wearing the skirt so I can take a look.

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Karen - Tech Support
Posted 2012-08-28 9:45 AM (#83173 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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Measurement relationships are in Help - Measurements - pg. 17.
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barbara
Posted 2012-08-28 11:12 AM (#83174 - in reply to #83173)
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How about a better table of contents to figure out where all this help is located.
Maybe there is one, but I can't find it.
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Lisa - Tech Support
Posted 2012-08-28 12:18 PM (#83175 - in reply to #83174)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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barbara - 2012-08-28 10:12 AM
How about a better table of contents to figure out where all this help is located.
Maybe there is one, but I can't find it.


There is a complete table of contents for each guide. The table of contents starts on page 3 in each of the Guides. When the PDF document first opens, use the arrows at the bottom of Adobe Reader and click twice to go to page 3.
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Karen - Tech Support
Posted 2012-08-28 12:47 PM (#83178 - in reply to #83154)
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You can also click on a topic in the table of contents and it skips to that location in the guide.
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barbara
Posted 2012-08-29 10:29 AM (#83186 - in reply to #83175)
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I am sure this is not the place to say this, but when I use the table of contents, I never find what I am looking for.
I know where it is. It is just an observation of mine. It must be murphy's law.
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Karen - Tech Support
Posted 2012-08-29 12:04 PM (#83187 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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You can use search to locate item in the table of content.  This can be done from the first page of the file.

Type in the word you are looking for and search for the first location in the document.

 





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tajba
Posted 2013-12-21 6:19 PM (#86864 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: RE: New Classes


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I would like to be able to manipulate the tools in editor. A CD would be helpful. thanks
Mary
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Karen - Tech Support
Posted 2013-12-22 7:49 AM (#86865 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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The program has movies and the Help files have written instructions.

We also have two PE classes

http://www.wildginger.com/classes/patternmasterclasses.htm

They are downloads classes and there is a charge of $30 for each. Once enrolled you download the recording from the forum.
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StMike
Posted 2013-12-22 10:28 AM (#86866 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: Creating and working with linings in Pattern Master



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This message needs to be moved to the group on new classes.  Sorry. I would like more extensive training in creating and working with linings in Pattern Master.  I know there are some lining patterns in Boutique, but the information on making linings from the original patterns is scant.  Also, information on installation of linings made in PM would be helpful.  Thanks and Happy Holidays!

Edited by StMike 2013-12-22 9:29 AM
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Karen - Tech Support
Posted 2013-12-22 10:28 AM (#86867 - in reply to #86866)
Subject: Re: Creating and working with linings in Pattern Master



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Will think about this for a class.
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barbara
Posted 2013-12-22 12:06 PM (#86870 - in reply to #86866)
Subject: RE: Creating and working with linings in Pattern Master


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StMike - 2013-12-22 9:28 AM

This message needs to be moved to the group on new classes.  Sorry. I would like more extensive training in creating and working with linings in Pattern Master.  I know there are some lining patterns in Boutique, but the information on making linings from the original patterns is scant.  Also, information on installation of linings made in PM would be helpful.  Thanks and Happy Holidays!


before pmb had the lining option I made many linings using just the pattern pieces. I used a hand out from unique techniques, Judy barlup, I am not sure if she is still around, but I still use her instruction. I have also found lining making in various books and the bagged lining is something that I do at times, or some variation of it. I have used the pmb lining option, but I still go to my Judy Barlup notes and alter the pmb lining.

I do agree that most of the time the lining section in most books is minimal. I made a lining for DD riding coat and the lining was pulling the hem up. I ended up adding to the lining at the hem where it was too short. She has seams in the lining, but nobody can see them. the coat now hangs nicely, and has for the past ten years, and nobody has ever noticed my patch job in the lining, they just notice the beautiful lining. I learned my lesson, any other coat I made with that pattern I added extra at the hem and adjusting if needed later on.

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JillRN1995
Posted 2013-12-22 11:05 PM (#86871 - in reply to #83154)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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I would like an advanced class in Pattern Editor.
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Karen - Tech Support
Posted 2013-12-23 7:01 AM (#86874 - in reply to #86871)
Subject: Re: New Classes



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There are two classes.  The second class used the advanced design tools.

 For more advanced techniques I would recommend the Digital Flat Drafting book. It shows how designs are created for the style editor and from there you would have the info to create your own designs.

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