City & Guilds (Level 2) Pattern Cutting

City & Guilds (Level 2) Pattern Cutting

Duration: 1 Year

Price: £2995

Run by: Brenda Killigrew
at Inkberrow Design Centre

01527 584840

The Old Needle Works, Britten House
Britten Street
B97 6HD

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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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Course Start Dates

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

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