Pattern Making/Draping


PATTERN MAKING I: Basic

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:$200.00

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PATTERN MAKING II: Intermediate

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:$200.00

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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

1 Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Duration: 1 day

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.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students.

COST:$200.00

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GARMENT DUPLICATION

Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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 their own tee shirts, sweatshirts, elastic waist pants and skirts to class.

Prerequisite: Pattern Making I.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 4 students

COST:$250.00

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PATTERN DRAFTING I: Wovens

Section 1: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Duration: 1 day

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 II: Knits

1 Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Duration: 1 day

Students master the drafting techniques associated with knit garments.

Prerequisite: Pattern Making I, II.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 4 students

COST:$150.00

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MEASUREMENTS

2 Saturdays: 10:00AM -2:00PM

Duration: 2 days (Consecutive Saturdays)

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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PATTERN Draping I: Basic

Tuesdays

Duration: 4 weeks

This is an introduction to the art of draping. Each student works on a dress form to learn the techniques of designing with fabric. The student learns dart placements and movements of style lines, and how to create a design around the body shape. The course also gives the student a chance to understand and solve basic fitting problems. This is a complementary class to Pattern Making I.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students.

COST:$210.00

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PATTERN DRAPING II: Intermediate

Tuesdays

Duration: 4 weeks

A continuation of Draping I, working with skirts. Students will take the pattern from the draped muslin, turn it into a flat pattern, and then cut and sew it in fashion fabric.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students.

COST:$210.00

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PATTERN DRAPING III: Advanced

Tuesdays

Duration: 4 weeks

A continuation of Draping II, working with collars and sleeves.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students.

COST:$210.00

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PATTERN DRAPING IV: Experimental Draping

1 Saturday: 10:00AM-2:00PM

Duration: 1 Day

A demonstration and practicum of couture-level draping techniques.

Prerequisites: Draping 1.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 students.

COST:$150.00

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