1 Day Workshop - Beginners pattern cutting 9.30 – 5.00pmSaturday 21 September 2019Saturday 23 November 2019Saturday 29 February 2020Saturday 18 April 2020 Interested in learning how to design and create patterns without having to buy commercial patterns?. Do you struggle to find that perfect fit when looking for skirts or trousers? On this workshop you will learn the basics of drafting your own skirt or trouser block. You will draft a block to your personal measurements and make a paper pattern to take away to use for your future garment making. You will also make a toile (mock up) of your skirt or trouser pattern so that you will be able to check for fit. During this workshop you will learn how to:Take the measurements necessary to draft the blockDraft a basic skirt block for a pencil/straight style skirt or trousersMake the skirt or trousers patternMake a toile – to check the fit of your new skirt or trousers patternLearn basic techniques on how to adapt your skirt block to your own designs and be creative. Advice and information on what to bring will be given on booking. This workshop is suitable for students new to pattern cutting but with some dressmaking experienceFrom this workshop you could progress and attend the Imrpovers pattern cutting workshops to develop and extend yours skills using your new block and /or attend a bodice, dress and sleeve pattern cutting workshop.
Beginners Pattern Cutting workshop
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