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City & Guilds Level 2 Pattern Cutting

City & Guilds Level 2 Pattern Cutting

Duration: 40 weeks or 20 weeks

Price: £3120

Contact: Brenda Killigrew at Inkberrow Design Centre/Brenda Killigrew Sewing Studio

Brenda Killigrew Sewing Studio
17 Worcester Road
B61 7DL

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

About the Course

Learn the practical skills and knowledge to construct basic blocks and patterns for a shirt, bodice, skirt, trousers, one piece and two piece dress. You will then create adaptions for three of these. You will also complete design and research units as well as folder work to support your garments.

During the course you will:

measure and record body sizes accurately
use tape measures, rules, curves, right angles and other tools and equipment correctly and safely
draw 1/4 or 1/5 scale blocks and patterns to record adaptations
manipulate darts and dispose of fullness
create style lines by moving seams
adapt blocks, in full size or in scale as appropriate, to include princess lines, panels, gores, pleats, gathers, yokes, vents, tucks and button stands
draft collars, cuffs, facings, pockets and waistbands as detailed below
make clear design sketches/drawings
mark up patterns correctly, as appropriate, showing grain lines, balance marks, piece name, client name, fold lines, pleat lines, button holes, placement lines, etc.

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What's included in the price?

Pattern cutting paper , tools and books.

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation offered
  • Children
  • Qualification offered
  • Suitable for beginners

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