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*Images shown are examples of what can be achieved using a pleating board, not actual samples created from class*

 COSTUME ON
 
Precision



Crisp & Neat: The Perfect Pleat
Pleater Board Workshop
Online Class with Live Teacher

January 27, 2024 

Instructor
Catherine Scholar

Join us for the start of a new category of Costume On: Master Classes that focuses on creating tools and accessories. The Precision series is for the modern costumer- custom elements that enable more efficient costume fabrication and event travel.

In this one day workshop, students will learn to make a reusable, no-sew pleater board that is steam-friendly and creates perfectly even pleats every time. 

The class begins with a summary of pleat styles, applicable to both period and modern eras. Attendees will build a 17" x 17" pleater board in this virtual session in real time with a live teacher and review how to use it, including various pleating techniques (time permitting).

The pleater board may be used for any pleating project, whether period or modern, and produces either knife or box pleats. Students will choose which type of board to make at the start of class, information will be given on alternate pleater board variations. The workshop includes a pdf handout and supply list of required materials.

Students are expected to provide:

  • 2 yards quilter's cotton

  • Heat n' Bond Ultra Weight (5 yd pack)

  • Iron/ironing board

  • Wonder clips (or binder clips)

  • Scissors or rotary cutter & mat

  • Pinking shears (or rotary cutter with pinking blade)

  • Clear plastic ruler (2"x18" or larger)

  • Scoring tool (awl, butter knife, bone folder, scoring wheel, etc)

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JANUARY 27, 2024

SATURDAY
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM PACIFIC (LOS ANGELES)  
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM CENTRAL (CHICAGO)
12:30 PM - 7:30 PM EASTERN (NYC) 
 

ONE DAY ONLINE WORKSHOP
6 HOURS + 1 HOUR LUNCH BREAK

CLASS COST:
$85
 + $5 PRE-REGISTRATION FEE

SUPPLY LIST PROVIDED
**STUDENTS MUST ACQUIRE MATERIALS IN ADVANCE
OF CLASS**

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Costume On is honored to have instructor Catherine Scholar return for another spectacular workshop. These solo seminars are detailed, intensive and focus on specialized areas of costuming, both tech and sewing. 

Costume On features inclusive, body-positive content, all skill levels are welcome!

Catherine served on the board of the Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild for 10 years as Newsletter Editor, Events Coordinator, and President.  She has taught many costuming workshops for GBACG, Lacis, Renaissance Fabrics, and Costume College, and is a current fashion student.

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