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Online Fashion Design

Achieve your sewing and design goals in a virtual classroom led by Eric W. Stiles, Sr., a Master Tailor and Designer with over 35 years of experience at Giorgio Armani, Polo-Ralph Lauren, Robert Vance, and others. For more information, visit www.ewsacademy.org, or contact the instructor at: ewsacademy1802@ewsacademy.org

Materials and Equipment Needed for Each Class: A material list will be provided on the first day of class. Supplies are not included in the price of the courses. You will need a sewing machine at home and high speed internet connection.

Level 1: It is recommended to take the Sewing/Construction and Pattern Drafting classes together. No sewing experience is required.

Basic Sewing/Construction [Level 1]
Learn how to sew; and special techniques that top European and Domestic designers use in their clothing construction, fitting, and pressing.
Mon     On-line            Feb 11-Mar 4   4 Sessions
Eric Stiles  WWW-1363-102    $48

Mon     On-line            Mar 25-Apr 15   4 Sessions
Eric Stiles  WWW-1363-103    $48

Basic Pattern Drafting [Level 1]   
Draft professional pattern formulas from beginning to end for ready-to-wear and custom garments.
Mon     On-line            Feb 11-Mar 4   4 Sessions
Eric Stiles  WWW-1364-102    $48

Mon     On-line            Mar 25-Apr 15   4 Sessions
Eric Stiles  WWW-1364-103    $48



Level 2: It is recommended to take Sewing Construction/Construction and Pattern Drafting [Level 2] classes together. Pre-requisite: Basic Sewing/Construction and Pattern Drafting
                             
Sewing/Construction [Level 2]
Mon     On-line            Mar 25-Apr 22   5 Sessions
Eric Stiles  WWW-1371-103    $60
                             
Pattern Drafting [Level 2]
Mon     On-line            Mar 25-Apr 22   5 Sessions
Eric Stiles  WWW-1372-103    $60

Advanced Sewing/Pattern Drafting [Level 3]
Learn how to draft the full scale of skirt and pant drafts on brown drafting paper. Find out how to make the needed adjustments on these patterns for yourself and/or clients. The construction of skirt and pant patterns will be covered in this class. Pre-requisite: You must have completed Levels 1 and 2 to enter this class.
Mon/Thu    Online    Mar 25-May 2    12 sessions
Eric Stiles    WWW-1373-103    $144



Alterations Classes
This series is intended for students with intermediate to advanced sewing skills. Pattern drafting skills are also helpful. Learn how to alter your clothing and how to make them fit correctly and enhance your body. Find out how to do fit, mark, cut and perform each alteration. It is suggested to take Basic/Sewing Construction and Pattern Drafting [Level 1] or have intermediate sewing experience.

Alterations Class [Series 1]
The following four classes (eight sessions) are included in this series:

Feb 11 & 14: Expert Technique of Taking the Waist in On a Skirt and Pant
Feb 18 & 21: Professional Ways of Taking in the Sides on a Jacket or Coat
Feb 25 & 28: How to Correctly Shorten Shirt Sleeves
Mar 4 & 7: How to Professionally Shorten an O’Coat

Mon/Thu    On-line        Feb 11-Mar 7    8 Sessions
Eric Stiles    WWW-1374-102    $96   

Alterations Class [Series 2]
The following four classes (eight sessions) are included in this series:

Mar 25 & 28: How to Professionally Shorten Pants & Skirts
Apr 1 & 4: How to Replace a Broken Zipper in Pants
Apr 8 & 11: The Expert’s Way to Lower a Collar on a Suit or Sport Jacket
Apr 15 & 18: Learn How the Experts Shorten Suit Coats

Mon/Thu    On-line        Mar 25-Apr 18    8 Sessions
Eric Stiles    WWW-1375-103    $96    



Draping Classes
Draping is the oldest continuous means of designing clothing. You can see the garment literally take shape in your hands. Gain the skills of expert fitting, high-tech sewing, and specialized pattern designing. It is suggested to take Basic/Sewing Construction and Pattern Drafting [Level 1 & 2] or have intermediate level sewing experience.

Draping Class [Series 1]
The following three classes (six sessions) are included in this series:

Feb 11 & 14: Expert Techniques of Draping a Straight Skirt
Feb 18 & 21: Master Tailor’s Technique for Draping a Skirt with a Yoke
Feb 25 & 28: Top Designers Method for Draping a Simple Bustier

Mon/Thu    On-line        Feb 11-28    6 Sessions
Eric Stiles    WWW-1376-102    $72   

Draping Class [Series 2]
The following two classes (six sessions) are included in this series:

Mar 11, 14, & 18: Top Designers Technique for Draping a Simple Shift Dress
Apr 1, 4, & 8: Expert Techniques of Draping a Simple Bodice

Mon/Thu    On-line        Mar 11-Apr 8    6 Sessions
Eric Stiles    WWW-1377-103    $72