Create A Skirt Pattern And Make It! Summer school in London
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About the Course
An introductory pattern cutting class aimed at complete beginners wanting to create their own garments.
Who is this course for
Learn the essentials of flat pattern cutting. This short introductory pattern cutting class is aimed at complete beginners wanting to create their own garments. Starting with your personal set of measurements you will learn how to create a basic skirt 'block pattern' to fit you. This can then be used to create endless patterns for your own designs. On this course you will learn how to create a simple 'A' line skirt perfect for your summer wardrobe.
You can learn how to adapt these templates further by adding flare, creating exciting silhouettes, adding design detail by progressing onto our BTEC Award in Pattern Cutting in the Autumn Term.
This course is for anyone who has an interest in fashion who wants to learn to make their own blocks and patterns for dress-making. You can be a complete beginner at pattern cutting and do not need to have any previous experience. You will need to be able to do simple calculations, to use rulers and other measuring equipment. Places are limited so sign up as soon as possible and be sure to scroll down to see what you will need.
What does this course cover
Initially you will be taught how to take accurate body measurements using these to make your own size skirt block. You will learn how to adapt the 'block' to make an A Line skirt. Students will be expected to collect their own inspiration for their skirt designs.
By the end of the course students should be able to:
1. Be able to take accurate body measurements.
2. Learn how to draft the skirt block to your own measurements.
3. Understand how to make adaptions to your skirt block.
4. Understand and use garment making terminology
We endeavour to accommodate all students. Please let us know in advance if you have mobility requirements so that we can make sure the class takes place in a fully accessible environment.
Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’
Please get in touch for more details and to book your place!
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
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Course Start DatesThursday 26th July 2018
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- Disabled access
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- Teen friendly
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