This course is designed as an introduction to pattern making. Students will learn to draft blocks for a skirt, trouser and bodice using their own body measurements. Various professional techniques will be used to identify the appropriate modifications in adapting blocks into various styles. This will be incorporated into practical exercises, class activities, discussions and demonstrations. It is suitable for beginners, those who want to start their own business or looking to improve their fashion industry employment prospects.
Learn all you need to know to create interesting and individual designs made to measure. Covers a range of professional pattern making techniques.
By the end of this course students will be able to employ the basic principles of pattern making and to construct patterns. They will have acquired skills relating to correct use of equipment, and be able to take body measurements correctly and apply them to the flat pattern.
All students will need basic skills in sewing and using patterns.
Please bring to class:
- HB pencil
- Tape measure
- Magic tape or masking tape
- Stapler and staples
Pattern paper and card are provided.
It is suitable for beginners, those who want to start their own business or looking to improve their fashion industry employment prospects. Students looking to make customised patterns for themselves. This course is targeted at students who have some experience of sewing and using patterns.