Patternmaking - Level 1

This practical course has been designed to meet the needs of those who want to learn and practice the art of patternmaking. You will be taught how to use specialist equipment, pattern terminology, and the correct written and drawn information that should be on finished patterns...

Taught by: Louis Loizou, Maddalena Amato.

Description

This practical course has been designed to meet the needs of those who want to learn and practice the art of patternmaking. You will be taught how to use specialist equipment, pattern terminology, and the correct written and drawn information that should be on finished patterns.

Topics covered

Tutor-led demonstrations will provide the starting point from which to practice and develop your skills and aesthetic values.

With this understanding and knowledge in place, you will be able to draw on these skills to further develop the art of patternmaking and realise your three dimensional designs.

Working from size 10 fashion blocks, the course will cover the basic rules of creating various garment components such as bodice dart manipulations, simple sleeves and skirts.

We will explore various design style lines and adding fullness through gathers and pleats.

Entry requirements: No patternmaking experience is necessary for this course.

Level: Beginners



Tutor information

Louis Loizou is a Senior Lecturer on the BA Fashion course at Central Saint Martins and works as a toilist/patternmaker.
Maddalena Amato has been an Associate Lecturer for 16 years, working at Central Saint Martins, London College of Fashion, University of the Creative Arts and University of West London.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • Graders Set Square or Pattern Master
  • Paper Scissors
  • Tape Measure
  • Tracing Wheel
  • Awl
  • Pen/Pencils
  • Eraser
  • Masking Tape or Glue Stick
  • Notepad
  • Pins
  • All items can be purchased from Morplan or the College Shop.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
22/10/2016 - 19/11/2016Saturdays10:00 - 16:005 Weeks£650Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
12/12/2016 - 16/12/2016Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£650Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
09/01/2017 - 13/03/2017Mondays18:30 - 21:0010 Weeks£650Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
04/02/2017 - 04/03/2017Saturdays10:00 - 16:005 Weeks£650Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
27/03/2017 - 31/03/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£650Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
29/04/2017 - 27/05/2017Saturdays10:00 - 16:005 Weeks£650Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket