Draping is an alternative method of pattern cutting, offering increased creativity and a different way to understand how 2D shapes translate into 3D garments. A garment or specific detail is created by working directly onto a mannequin. Draping is an important part of the design process, it is an extremely useful method to widen knowledge of design, shapes and proportions.
A different theme will be taught each term. Each term exists as a separate course and can be taken as such or you may wish to enrol on more than one to build your knowledge and skills to a more advanced level. Autumn Term basic skirts and tops, Spring term more complex designs and dresses, Summer term workshop based (own designs), for students enrolling on more than one term. All students enrolling on any term as a beginner will start by covering basic skirts and tops .
Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.
On-line class with tutor support. In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment. Gain support and answers to questions via forums, one to one tutor and peer support. Initially you will complete a series of set projects in order to become familiar with the general process of draping.
There will be demonstrations of the draping method in the form of videos and additional PowerPoint handouts and teaching will be to a group via videos on and group tutorials on Microsoft Teams at allotted time slots, where you can ask questions, share what you have done and learn from peers. In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
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10 weeks (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Next available date
22nd April 2021