Patternmaking (Summer Evenings)

This evening course is tailored to meet the needs of those who want to learn and practise the art of patternmaking. Tutor-led demonstrations will provide the starting point from which to practise 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...

Taught by: Lee Benjamin.

Description

This evening course is tailored to meet the needs of those who want to learn and practise the art of patternmaking. Tutor-led demonstrations will provide the starting point from which to practise 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.

Topics covered

The course will cover the basic rules of cutting various garment components such as bodice-dart manipulation, simple sleeves and skirts. It will also include various style lines and adding fullness through gathers and pleats. You will be taught how to use specialist equipment, pattern terminology, and the correct written and drawn information that should be on the patterns.

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

Level: Beginners


Tutor information

Lee Benjamin has been constructing garments for Fashion and Costume for over 25 years and as an Associate Lecturer at Central Saint Martins since 2008, teaches pattern-cutting skills to BA Fashion students.

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

Alternative Dates and Times

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