The 5 Minute Flat

Proven shortcuts, secret tools and industry insider tricks to sketch flats in Illustrator. Fast.


But you’re sick of screaming “AHHH! Why is it doing that?!”

It’s frustrating to spend an hour sketching a flat you know should take minutes. And sometimes it makes you feel insecure about your productivity.

Learn simple tricks to sketch flats in Illustrator that anyone can do (no matter your skill level) and cut your sketching time in half.

Get faster in Illustrator.
Sketch a 5 minute flat.
Save hours a day.


In 6 step by step videos, you'll learn proven tricks and shortcuts to sketch a 5 minute flat.

  • The “posture” habit you can make to speed up your workflow
  • How to edit paths while you sketch without switching tools, so you don’t have to fuss over fixing it later
  • The simple trick to creating smooth curves and avoiding awkward corners
  • Shortcuts to reshape your flat without fighting over moving anchor points and adjusting handles
  • Add movement and dimension in one click
  • Recycle work you’ve already done to create a more accurate sketch
  • The panel you never knew existed that will make editing stitch or style lines a breeze
  • How to easily break your flat into separate shapes (sleeves, colors, color block / cut and sew panels) to fill with color in seconds


Q: When does the course start?

Any time you want. The course is self paced and you get instant (and lifetime) access. Start now, next week, or next month (although I recommend starting sooner so you don't keep wasting time sketching the long way)!

Q: What if I'm a beginner?

This class is for you too. If you understand the fundamentals of navigating the workspace (like zooming in / out, moving around the artboard) and have used the Pen Tool (if only a tiny bit) - you'll keep right up.

Q: What if I'm experienced?

You'll learn new ways to sketch flats - the quick way - and cut your design time in half.

Q: What version of Illustrator do I need?

The course is taught using CC 2017, but everything can be done in CS5 or newer.

Q: What happens when I buy the course?

You'll get a confirmation email and and INSTANT access to ALL content.

Q: How long do I get access to the material?

How does lifetime access sound? Yep, forever.


I know this content works - I have hundreds of students to prove that - which is why I offer you a 30 day money back guarantee.

If you're not happy for any reason, email me and I'll refund the full cost, no questions asked.


My students see great success. You will too.

"Watching all your tutorials has taught me illustrator, even to the point where I am understanding how to circumvent the programs' idiosyncrasies (and not want to toss my computer through a window!!) - Maya, 30+ years in the industry
"I just wanted to say how perfectly you explain everything and at a really nice pace. I love how you have broken everything down and one thing flows easily to the next. I couldn't have asked you to present the information any better!" - Hayley, Illustrator beginner
"I'm much more comfortable than before and I like AI more and more. Vectors and anchor points are no longer a fear to me :-)." - Tanja, Experienced freelance designer


Heidi {Sew Heidi}

My expert Illustrator skills and eye for design have carried me through multiple promotions and eventually led to being a partner in a small fashion design firm where I’ve been able to triple my income while working half the hours of any full time job.

I'm sharing my proven tricks and shortcuts that I discovered after thousands of hours of work so you can have the same success.