Pattern Drafting 101 & Fit Issues

Event Category

Arts & DIY

Note: This is a multi-session event series. By purchasing the event package, you acknowledge that you can attend all event dates included below.
Event Overview

In this class you will learn the basics of pattern drafting . We will go over technique along with different styles that can be created with pattern drafting. We will start with creating the basic sloper which is the basic blocks of the body. The bodice, skirt and sleeve. From there we will address fit issues and create a perfect sloper fit for you. By the end of this class you will have the confidence to start pattern drafting on your own.

The studio is spaced out so that social distancing is followed. You must follow all regulations by wearing a face mask at all time and using hand sanitizer and keeping your space wiped down. Everyone will have a special station with a sewing machine r and a table space for pattern drafting and cutting. 

 This class will cover the following each week.

  1. Bodice pattern drafting

  2. Bodice fit issues and re draft

  3. Skirt pattern drafting

  4. Skirt fit issues and re draft

  5. Sleeve pattern drafting and attaching to sloper dress

  6. Pattern drafting princess lines and sewing up a sample - By the end of this class you will have a minimum of two designs that you have created within class.

Supply List

10 yards of muslin 

L square

Clear french curve 

Hip curve ruler

Tape measure


Pin wheel

Pattern drafting pinwheel 

Pencils - no pens 

2 inch clear ruler

Paper scissors

Rotary cutter


Fabric scissors




Seam ripper

Scotch tape

4 invisible zippers that are 22’’ or longer

 Next sessions start - Jan 20th or March 3rd

Duration - 6 weeks

Time - 6-9pm

Day -Thursday 
Cost - $345

After this 6 week series you can take pattern drafting #2 and then advanced pattern drafting to perfect your understanding and skill of pattern drafting.

 This class is limited to 10 people, so make sure to sign up early! The studio is spaced out for social distancing. You must wear a face mask at all times, use hand sanitizer, and wipe down your space. Each person has a station with a sewing machine reserved for them, so no refunds are offered on classes. If you miss a class, links to videos on the topics covered will be provided that you can work through in your own time.

What to Bring

You will need to bring your own pattern drafting rulers and muslin.

Minimum age

All ages welcome


You must have basic sewing knowledge of using a sewing machine, putting in a zipper and sewing darts.

What's Provided

I will provide the paper and other supplies not listed.

Cancellation Policy

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Anastasia Chatzka is a Chicago based fashion designer with over 20 years of sewing, pattern drafting, and design experience. She has refined her skills through the years while working with renowned industry professionals, including Betsey Johnson and Anna Sui. Anastasia also has a BFA in fashion design. She is also a brand ambassador for Husqvarna Viking sewing machines.

Anastasia is the owner of the Anastasia Chatzka clothing line and Sew Anastasia Sewing Studio where she designs, teaches sewing classes, and films the content for her YouTube sewing channel, Sew Anastasia.

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