Cecelia Podolak
Cecelia specializes in pressing and quality garments, with an emphasis on patterns that fit. Her Classics line of patterns are designed for real bodies and feature industry grading so the fit is fabulous. Her Threads book, Easy Guide to Sewing Jackets, has been a best seller. She is a contributing author to Threads, Sew News, Vogue Pattern Magazine, and Australian Stitches. Cecelia has a MSc in Clothing, Textiles & Merchandising and is an experienced university professor.

The Classics Pattern Line
The patterns feature basic classics in jackets, pants, a skirt, shirt and dress. They were developed due to popular demand for patterns that fit like better ready-to-wear. Each pattern includes either a detailed instructional booklet or guidesheet featuring industry sewing techniques.

Other Products
Jacket Book
Pressing Video or DVD
Industry Width Interfacings; Jacket Shoulder Pads;
Sleeve Headers
Pressing Equipment: Wooden Clappers & Cheeseblock; Press Cloths; Ironing Board Covers & Industrial Ironing Board Pads; Tailor's Dauber

Sewing Shows & Workshops
Cecelia travels to sewing shows in both the US and Canada where she conducts sewing, pressing and fitting seminars/workshops. She also conducts sewing and fitting workshops for fabric shops and sewing schools.

West Coast Sewing Get-A-Ways
Three to four day hands-on workshops held during the summers months in Cecelia's studio. Topics include fit and construction of jackets, pants, skirts, shirts, and dresses.