Mon, 26 Jul | Stitch Clever Studio

5 Day Intensive Pattern Cutting Course

A one week intensive pattern cutting course for those who want to learn how to make and design patterns for yourself, or for people in business who want to design and make for their clients. You will to learn how to make patterns, using your own, or standard body measurements.
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5 Day Intensive Pattern Cutting Course

Time & Location

26 Jul, 10:00 – 30 Jul, 16:00
Stitch Clever Studio, Harborne, Birmingham B17 0RX, UK

About the Event

A one week intensive pattern cutting course suitable for those of you who want  to learn how to make and design patterns for yourself or for people in business who want to design and make for their clients. This is an ideal opportunity to learn how to make patterns, using your own or standard body measurements.  You will learn how to take accurate measurements.   You will learn how to draft a basic skirt block, bodice block, dress block and sleeve block. You will make up the items in calico (as toiles) to try on and test, making any necessary alterations. 

You will then move onto the design aspect of the course, where you will learn how to change the basic blocks into style lines; learning the basics of how to adapt these basic blocks into a variety of styles by moving darts into seams and style lines, make gathers, pleats,  and more.   You will build up a portfolio of pattern cutting techniques for fashion design.  You will leave with your basic blocks, patterns, and portfolio of designs.

You must have made a few garments before attending this course.

All equipment, materials and fabrics included.

You may wish to purchase a pattern cutting ruler and a pattern cutting book before attending the course.  Full details will be given on booking.

Tea and Coffee provided.  You may wish to bring a packed lunch. 

You can pay by interest free instalments, please email: SheilaMay@StitchClever.com or call 07920031744 for further information.

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