Always wanted to learn how to draft your own garment patterns and create clothes with the perfect fit. Master the essentials of pattern cutting while you learn to draft patterns for an A-Line Skirt using your own body measurements. During this three hour workshop Leah will will guide you through the basics of pattern cutting.
Your tutor, Leah is a professionally trained fashion designer with a serious love of pattern cutting, vintage style and many years of experience in sewing and dressmaking. Her eye for detail, knowledge of couture finishing combined with her experience as a sewing tutor and fashion lecturer makes Leah the perfect person to help you master pattern cutting basics.
This workshop is a great introduction to pattern cutting and drafting patterns to fit you exactly. You'll be introduced to pattern cutting terminology, equipment and essential methods needed to create patterns. You'll sew a toile from your initial draft pattern then learn to transfer adjustments to your pattern pieces. Taught in small classes to ensure a high quality of teaching, you will be guided step by step to produce a pattern that will create a well-fitting garment you will be proud of!
If you'd love to learn how to sew your A-Line Skirt then why not enjoy the complete garment process from start to finish and book a place on our Dressmaking A - Line Skirt Workshop.
Use the code PATTERN&SEWSKIRT to receive a 10% discount off the Dressmaking Workshop if you book this one too.
We will provide pattern cutting paper, mechanical pencils and all the pattern cutting equipment required. You'll also get calico to make up your toile and several handout to use at home. Classes are small, maximum class number is 6 guests, to ensure you get the personal tuition you need to help with your project and get the best out of each workshop we host.
PLEASE NOTE: Pattern cutting involves some maths, simple measurements and calculations. Leah will support you through this process – it will require a bit of concentration though!
You will learn how to do all these things...
• How to draft an A-Line Skirt to fit your measurements
• Taking Measurements
• Understanding pattern cutting terminology & equipment
• Labelling your pattern pieces
• Creating a sewing pattern from your draft pattern
• Make a toile or mock up
• Make fit adjustments
• Transfer adjustments to your pattern pieces
LEVEL: Beginner Pattern Cutting
MAKE & TAKE: A-Line Skirt Pattern
VENUE : Solway House, Crichton, Dumfries, DG1 4TA
PRICE : £30.00
DATE: TBC TIME: 6pm - 9pm
PLEASE NOTE : There is a minimum number of participants required for this workshop to go ahead. Check your diary carefully and read our BOOKING TERMS
before you book a So Sew Pretty Workshop.