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Draping stretch fabrics - Morley College, London

Draping stretch fabrics - Morley College, London

Duration: 2 weeks

Price: £110

Book with: Morley College London

61 Westminster Bridge Road
Lambeth, London
Greater London

About the Course

Draping on the Stand is an exciting technique that allows you to “live model” your designs, instantly seeing the silhouette take shape. Stretch fabrics have their own unique properties which shape differently to the body. During this 2-day course, you will work directly in stretch fabric to complete a garment using appropriate techniques for draping on the stand.

By the end of the course you will be able to
use basic techniques for draping stretch fabric on the stand
prepare fabric for draping on the stand
understand the effect of stretch fabrics in draping
create a garment on the stand using stretch fabric
Class format and activities
Teaching is both to the whole class and on an individual, one-to-one basis using demonstrations, discussion, examples, samples, hand-outs and other technical support material where appropriate.

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.

Entry requirements
This is a Beginners Course. All are welcome.

•Suitable for people with limited or no previous experience
•Experience in working with stretch fabrics is an advantage but not essential
•Students must be able to speak, read and write in English
•Basic numeracy is an advantage though not essential

What you will need for your class
a basic sewing kit: fabric scissors, small scissors, dressmaker’s pins, tape measure

• sewing thread, hand sewing needles
• paper scissors
• notebook, pen, A4 ring binder


• A fabric pack will be supplied by the tutor for an additional cost of no more than £10
• paper and card are available for use in the classroom

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 8th February 2020

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners

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