Looking to enhance your sewing skills or design and make your own garments? Our fashion making and pattern cutting short courses will give you the techniques and tools to create your own designs and turn them into a reality. Make your own trousers course Have you ever wanted to design and make your own clothes? Maybe you get frustrated that you can never find the clothes you'd like to wear or that fit you properly. Would you like to learn how create the latest seasons statement details? In this beginners course you will learn the art of pattern making. You will practice how to use specialist equipment, learn pattern terminology and be shown how to draw, with accuracy and confidence, the correct information that should be on finished patterns. You will learn basic pattern cutting techniques to help you design and make your own trousers. You will draft a foundation trouser block as a basis for making a pattern for your design. From this basic block, you will create a calico toile and be shown how this can be adapted to your own measurements. Using your adapted pattern, you will then be taught how to create fashion details on your trousers, such as waistbands, darts, pleats lengths and widths. You will have a pattern block and your own calico trouser pattern to work from. You are also welcome to bring your own commercial pattern to work from if you wish You will then go on to construct and finish your own bespoke tailored trousers, designed by yourself. What to bring with you 3 metres of your own choice of fabric. Note book A4 file and envelopes to create your own pattern cutting file which you can use in the future. The "Make your own trousers" course is held over two Wednesdays 10am - 3pm. December 7th and 14th.
What's included in the price?
Hand sanitiser will be provided throughout Tea, coffee and refreshments are provided
Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts
- Intermediate level