Pattern Making


PATTERN MAKING I: Basic

Section 1: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Section 2: 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Thursdays

Duration: 4 weeks

This class lays the groundwork for understanding flat pattern techniques. A basic quarter scale pattern is used to study style, line changes, and structure. Class focuses on the bodice, sleeves, skirts, and pants. The notebook prepared by each student becomes a permanent reference.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students.

COST:$210.00

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PATTERN MAKING II: Intermediate

Section 1: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Section 2: 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Thursdays

Duration: 4 weeks

A continuation and review of Pattern Making I. Students work from their notebooks in order to execute the garment from a sketch. The student drafts a blouse/dress, jacket, and pants.

Prerequisite: Pattern Making I.

COST:$210.00

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PATTERN MAKING: Advanced, Dress or Skirt Design

Wednesdays, or by arrangement with Director

Duration: 4 weeks

Drafting from either a full size sloper or the students personal sloper, students will complete the pattern development for the basic dress to be executed in Advanced Construction Techniques: Dress

Prerequisites: Pattern Making I, II; Personal Pattern Sloper I.

COST:$250.00

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PATTERN MAKING: Advanced, Jacket Design

Wednesdays, or by arrangement with Director

Duration: 4 weeks

Drafting from either a full size sloper or the students personal sloper, students will complete the pattern development for the basic notch-collar jacket to be sewn in Advanced Construction: Jacket.

Prerequisite: Pattern Making I, II; Personal Jacket Sloper.

COST:$250.00

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PATTERN MAKING: Advanced, Pant Design

Wednesdays, or by arrangement with Director

Duration: 4 weeks

Drafting from either a full size sloper or the students personal sloper, students will complete the pattern development for the basic pants to be sewn in advanced construction: Pant

Prerequisite: Pattern Making I, II; Personal Pattern Sloper I.

COST:$250.00

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PATTERN MAKING: Advanced, Shirt Design

Wednesdays, or by arrangement with Director

Duration: 4 weeks

Drafting from either a full size sloper or the students personal sloper, students will complete the pattern development for the basic collared button-up shirt to be sewn in advanced construction: Shirt

Prerequisite: Pattern Making I, II; Personal jacket/blouse sloper.

COST:$250.00

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PATTERN GRADING I- Basic/Intermediate

Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Duration: 2 consecutive Saturdays

Students learn the changes in body sizes, and how this relates to grading. Students learn to grade a basic pattern by the slash and spread/overlap method.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 4 students

COST: 250.00

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PATTERN GRADING III- Advanced

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Students take their own original pattern pieces, transfer them to tag board, and use the pattern-shifting method to grade a set of production patterns. Students take pattern pieces and grade up to a larger size, and down to a smaller size, thus creating a set of small, medium, and large patterns of their original design.

COST:$200.00

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GARMENT DUPLICATION-

Basic to Intermediate

2 Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. See calendar for dates.

Duration: 2 days 

Do you have a favorite garment you would like to be able to reproduce? In this class you will make a pattern from a simple garment without taking the garment apart. Students bring  an assortment of clothing such as: tee shirts, sweat shirts, elastic waist pants and skirts.  e instructor will asses with each student which garments to begin to reproduce based on their order of complexity.  Students will end up with a pattern reproduction of their chosen garment. 

Prerequisite: Pattern Making I, II. 

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 4 students

COST:$200.00

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PATTERN DRAFTING: Wovens

See calendar for dates and times.

Students draft a bodice front and back, skirt front and back, and a basic sleeve.

Prerequisites: Pattern Making I, II.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students

COST:$210.00

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PATTERN DRAFTING: Knits

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Students master the drafting techniques associated with knit garments. Students draft a basic knit sloper and grade the sloper to accommodate various stretch and recoveries of knits.

Prerequisite: Pattern Making I, II.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 4 students

COST: $210.00

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MEASUREMENTS

Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Students learn to take a series of 28 measurements of the body as an aid to the drafting and fitting of garments. In session 1, these measurements are taken on the dress form. An explanation of how these measurements can be used to draft a front bodice will also be covered. In session 2, measurements are taken on individuals in class.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 4 students

COST: $200.00

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