PROFESSIONAL PATTERN CUTTING
Professional Pattern Cutting for Shirts
Draft a Shirt Block, Manipulations and Style Development for Shirts
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
This course is suitable for home dressmakers who wish to make or adapt patterns for themselves to achieve a perfect fit. It would also be ideal for those wishing to achieve professional level of pattern cutting skills to work in the industry or set up their own business. It’s also perfect for fashion students or graduates to add to their technical skills.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Using either the Bodice block you created on the Stage 2 course or a Bodice block that we can provide, you will draft a Shirt Block from a set of instructions.
The course includes:
- Draft a Shirt Block
- Button wraps
- Creating pleats and tucks
- Drafting a 1 piece and a 2-piece collar
- Drafting a cuff and a placket opening
- Pattern Draft – Draft a simple shirt pattern to Include a button wrap, yoke, a collar and a cuff. Include seam allowances, all pattern markings and annotations
HOW MUCH EXPERIENCE DO I ALREADY NEED?
Ideally you should have completed our Stage 1 – Pattern Cutting For Skirts and Stage 2 – Pattern Cutting For Tops And Dresses or have had similar previous pattern cutting experience.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
You don’t need to bring anything as all materials and equipment are provided. If you would like to have and use your own equipment we can give you a voucher to receive a discount at certain retail outlets where you can purchase your own.
WHAT COURSE WOULD YOU RECOMMEND AFTER THIS ONE?
When you have completed this course you may want to take our Stage 5 – Pattern Cutting For Trousers or Stage 6 – Pattern Cutting For Jackets course.
WHAT HAVE PEOPLE SAID ABOUT THIS COURSE?
“Personal tuition in a small group meant that these course covered a huge amount of ground without losing us on the way. The tuition was professional and friendly, with the tutors sharing practical, personal experience as well as instruction. Attendees ranged from amateurs wanting to learn to those wanting to make a business in fashion; the mix worked well. I will definitely take further courses from Fashion Antidote.”