Fabric collage and mixing prints is back in fashion. You may have seen and appreciated the Koos collage designed patterns in Vogue. But the whole idea may still be a bit daunting. Now you can learn the secrets to putting together a fabulous collage garment with the techniques used by designer Koos van den Akker. A frequent visitor to Koos' workroom and boutique in New York, Marla will show you how to combine a variety of fabrics and fibers into a work of art. Learn methods for designing your collage pieces, get tips for choosing fabrics and see how to effectively combine different fibers, colors, textures, prints, plaids and stripes. Sample garments including jackets, coats, tops, and accessories will show you the techniques of fabric slicing, couching, applique, origami and bias tape. You'll be ready to design your own masterpiece in the Spiral Twist Scarf or Koos Tote bag classes!