This certificate course is designed to help industry professionals such as patternmakers and technical designers learn Gerber Accumark PDS, a computerized pattern design program. The basics of system management, digitizing, plotting, and pattern development are introduced using Gerber Accumark PDS.
Shaerie Mead has been teaching sewing and patternmaking classes since 2005. From 2007 - 2015 she owned Sew L.A. in Los Angeles, a fabric destination and classroom for crafters and sewists from all over the country. Before that she was a professional corset maker, and currently she is a patternmaker for her own company - IONA Clothing - and the apparel industry.Engaging, knowledgeable and precise, Shaerie brings over 30 years of sewing experience to the workshops she teaches. Many people who are drawn to sewing are visual learners and need to see steps demonstrated to understand what's going on - that's where classes help! A little investment learning step-by-step will save a lot of time and ruined fabric in the long run.Private lessons are also available for specific projects not offered as classes. Virtual lessons are offered at any time, and in-person is currently case-by-case due to Covid-19 restrictions. Email Shaerie here to schedule a lesson or a private group class! Her studio is located at the Eno Arts Mill in Hillsborough, NC and she can also meet students at Freeman's Creative in Durham, NC. 2b1af7f3a8