Susan Lazear

Susan Lazear has taught fashion and design workshops around the world. She is a Professor of Fashion at Mesa College in San Diego where she teaches fashion: Textiles, Pattern Making, Textile Design, Clothing Construction, and Fashion History. In addition to her teaching, she is a computer graphic artist and designs wearable art that combines sewing and knitting skills in mixed-media apparel. Susan teaches sustainable fashion, surface design, dyeing, garment design and more. Susan’s combined knowledge and skills are evident in the Cochenille Design Studio name: a software line for knitters, sewists, and textile artists.


East Meets West: Simple Shapes, Great Design

East Meets West: Simple Shapes, Great Design

With Susan Lazear. Dec 5, 10:00am-12:10pm CST Dec 12, 10:00am-12:10pm CST Dec 13, 10:00am-12:10pm CST This class will teach students to develop patterns for three garments based on simple shapes enhanced with unique details. Students will study and employ the Asian design aesthetic of simplicity, layering, and design detail. This process relates to all garment makers, whether you knit, crochet, weave, and/or sew!

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