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Fashion Design and Pattern Cutting Workshops

Fashion Design and Pattern Cutting for Skirts (Weekend or 2 one day workshops)

On Day 1 using your own body measurements, create a slim line tailored pencil skirt to your exact figure type.  You will make a mock up in calico called a toile, and this will be checked for correct fitting to your body type and personal measurements.

On Day 2 learn how to adapt your basic skirt pattern to create your own designs for skirts.  We work in scale to learn how to include a range of design features such as, pleats, panels, yokes, gathers, tucks, flared and circular cut skirts.

These workshops are also suitable for A level Dress & Textiles students and undergraduates studying for Fashion degree courses needing more tuition on pattern cutting & design development

Date of next weekend workshop

Saturday 20th April from 10.00am to 3.30pm and Sunday 21st April 10.00am to 3.30pm, this is a two day weekend workshop with 30 minute break for lunch. Please bring a packed lunch, tea and coffee will be available free.

Workshop tuition fee including materials

£120.00 including calico for construction of a sample toile to check the fit of the skirt block.

Places are limited to ensure all participants have sufficient guidance.

Once students have made a made to measure Skirt master Pattern they may progress to the Bodice and Sleeve master Patterns. Date yet to be scheduled.