Posts tagged ‘e-courses’

Giveaway: Automatic Patterns Class on Reneepearson.com

  If you have tried designing patterns in Adobe Illustrator version CS5 or earlier, you know that it is a powerful tool, but creating repeats with it is not the most intuitive or elegant process. The new version, Illustrator CS6, has a Pattern Mode that makes the process much easier, but it has some limitations [...]

Meet the Sponsors / Giveaway: Laura Coyle of Reneepearson.com

Last week I was The Expert on Reneepearson.com‘s Meet the Expert series, where Atlanta-based designer and instructor (and jazz vocalist!) Laura Coyle gave me a warm welcome and asked me questions. This week, I’m excited that the tables are turned! Laura is an extremely talented freelance designer whose client list will make your head spin. [...]

Interview: Michelle Fifis on The Sellable Sketch

In the last section of A Field Guide to Fabric Design I write about whether or not formal schooling in textile design is necessary to make it in the field. The short answer is no, but it’s an invaluable experience if you are able to enroll in a program. You will have the time set [...]

Giveaway: Essential Sewing E-Course by Whipstitch

Whipstitch is a longtime friend and sponsor of True Up. Owner Deborah Moebes started out on Etsy, branched into a brick & mortar fabric store and sewing studio in Atlanta, GA, and recently authored the book Stitch by Stitch: Learning to Sew, One Project at a Time. She’s a very experienced sewing teacher, and you [...]

Forum Action January 2012

In case you missed the news, True Up now has a Fabric Design Forum to support the book and hopefully be a community hub for aspiring and working fabric designers worldwide. I’ll periodically post hot topics here so the left arm knows what the right arm is doing. Lots of pretty cool people — including [...]