Pattern cutting short courses
This in-depth course offers you an excellent opportunity to learn and develop all aspects of professional pattern cutting skills to industry standard. The course has been designed as a great first step towards setting up your own business or a career as a professional pattern cutter. You’ll...
This in-depth course offers you an excellent opportunity to learn and develop all aspects of professional pattern cutting skills to industry standard.
The course has been designed as a great first step towards setting up your own business or a career as a professional pattern cutter. You’ll start with an introduction to the industry standard size 12 block and be taken step by step through the core skills of pattern reading and style interpretation. You’ll then move on to use this knowledge to alter different parts of the pattern pieces, practicing many variations of styles over an extended period of study whilst under the guidance of a specialist. You’ll learn how to move darts to change the look of a garment as well as creating ease or a tighter fit. You’ll also be shown how to create varying silhouettes and how to adapt patterns for different types of daywear fabrics. Your tutor will give you technical advice on laying out pattern pieces when cutting fabric and elements of garment construction such as seam allowances and fastenings.
Through this process of development you will be able to interpret fashion designs and illustrations of daywear and eveningwear garments into your own patterns. You’ll leave the course with a comprehensive file of pattern samples in both paper and fabric.
This course covers all content included in ‘Introduction to womenswear pattern cutting’ alongside more advanced techniques.
This course will include pattern work for the following:
It’s worth noting that this course does not cover tailoring or working with jersey.
Beginners. You should have an interest in the subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required.
Stiletto awl, metric tape measure, 3/4 h pencils, magic scotch tape, glue stick, fine pointed tracing wheel, fine steel pins, fabric shears, paper shears, felt tip pen (or magic marker) and an eraser.
Details for booking
|Date||Day of Week||Time||Duration||Cost||Status||Location||Action|
|04/08/2014 - 22/08/2014||Monday to Friday||10:00 - 17:00||3 Weeks||£1395||Available||Lime Grove - W12||Add to Basket|
|26/08/2014 - 12/09/2014||Monday to Friday||10:00 - 17:30||3 Weeks||£1395||Available||Curtain Road - EC2A||Add to Basket|
|20/09/2014 - 13/12/2014||Saturday||09:30 - 17:30||13 Weeks||£1395||Available||Lime Grove - W12||Add to Basket|
|01/12/2014 - 19/12/2014||Monday to Friday||10:00 - 17:00||15 Days||£1450||Available||Curtain Road - EC2A||Add to Basket|
|07/04/2015 - 24/04/2015||Monday to Friday||09:30 - 17:00||14 Days||£1495||Available||Lime Grove - W12||Add to Basket|