Creating New Fashion Silhouettes
Before you commence a degree level fashion course or if you are preparing a portfolio for application or interview, it can be beneficial to understand how clothes are constructed and to experiment creatively with constructing shapes and silhouettes...
Taught by: Stephanie Cooper.
Before you commence a degree level fashion course or if you are preparing a portfolio for application or interview, it can be beneficial to understand how clothes are constructed and to experiment creatively with constructing shapes and silhouettes. By combining experimental design and pattern cutting tuition, this course will help you develop an understanding of fashion as a 3D practice, create a coherent collection of ideas, and explore your creativity.
- Some time will be spent sourcing an item of vintage clothing that inspires you, which you will bring to the studio to analyse.
- You will identify the construction of the garments, and receive cutting tuition in how to design creative patterns from the pieces.
- You will then experiment innovatively using further creative research towards producing new exciting fashion silhouettes.
Who should take this course?
- Anyone about to commence a degree course in fashion
- Students preparing ar portfolio
- Anyone wishing to explore and develop creatively 3D fashion design and construction skills.
Please bring to the first session:
- Drawing equipment including a ruler or patternmaster
- Tape measure
Please bring at least two items of vintage clothing that inspires you because of the cut/ shape. Pattern cutting tuition will be given to make copies of the garment pieces to be used to further advance your designs. Clothing can be sourced from vintage or charity shops.
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