Introduction to Womenswear Pattern Cutting
This step-by-step introductory pattern cutting course will introduce you to the basic techniques for womenswear pattern cutting. You’ll be working from a standard size 12 template (block) and you’ll investigate how to make a range of pattern pieces for the bodice, skirt and sleeve. You’ll get the opportunity to discuss different styles and how you can alter your patterns to create different shapes. The course will also cover a brief introduction to sizing and how you can modify your patterns for a better fit.
This course is for students aged 18 and older
In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:
- 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
Meet the Tutor:
This step-by-step Introduction to Womenswear Pattern Cutting course will introduce you to the basic techniques for womenswear pattern cutting. You'll investigate how to make a range of pattern pieces for the bodice, skirt and sleeve.