- Introduction to womenswear pattern cutting
This step-by-step introductory course will introduce you to the basic core principles in womenswear pattern cutting
- The definitive guide to womenswear pattern cutting
This in-depth course offers you an excellent opportunity to learn and develop the aspects of professional pattern cutting skills to industry standard.
- Womenswear pattern cutting open-workshop
Bringing your own flat 2D drawings to class, you’ll develop these into patterns, toiles and a final garment.
- Introduction to customised pattern cutting & fitting
Hone your pattern cutting techniques for womenwear using real body measurements.
- Customised pattern cutting & fitting 2
Following on from the previous course, you’ll be able to develop your block-making skills.
- Customised pattern cutting & fitting 3
Following on from the previous course you will create made to measure patterns for womenswear trousers and jackets.
- Introduction to draping on the stand
Where you can learn the art of draping, a pattern cutting method used particularly for couture work.
- Draping on the stand 2
A follow-on course, which will build on your previous draping experience.
- Draping on the stand 3
A more advanced follow-on course allowing you to develop your design ideas through to finished toile.
- Draping on the stand summer school
A three-week intensive course concentrating on key elements from ‘Draping 1 & 2’ before moving on to cover advanced creative stand work.
- Introduction to menswear pattern cutting
A workshop for beginners where you’ll learn pattern cutting skills for menswear designs.
- Menswear pattern cutting 2
A follow-on course helping you progress to a more advanced level.
- Introduction to CAD/CAM
Learn how computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing is applied to traditional fashion techniques
- Introduction to corsetry
You will produce and fit a decorative Victorian corset to your own measurements.
- Corsetry 2
Working from the block you made in Introduction to corsetry, you’ll learn how to cut a new corset shape from the 16th, 17th or 18th century.