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Womenswear Pattern Cutting: Intensive, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 15 days
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
The womenswear pattern cutting course has been designed as a great first step towards setting up your own business or a career as a professional pattern cutter. You’ll start with an introduction to the industry standard size 12 block and be taken step by step through the core skills of pattern reading and style interpretation.

Overview

The womenswear pattern cutting course has been designed as a great first step towards setting up your own business or a career as a professional pattern cutter. You’ll start with an introduction to the industry standard size 12 block and be taken step by step through the core skills of pattern reading and style interpretation. You’ll then move on to use this knowledge to alter different parts of the pattern pieces, practicing many variations of styles over an extended period of study whilst under the guidance of a specialist.You’ll learn how to move darts to change the look of a garment as well as creating ease or a tighter fit. You’ll also be shown how to create varying silhouettes and how to adapt patterns for different types of daywear fabrics. Your tutor will give you technical advice on laying out pattern pieces when cutting fabric and elements of garment construction such as seam allowances and fastenings.Through this process of development you will be able to interpret fashion designs and illustrations of daywear and eveningwear garments into your own patterns. You’ll leave the course with a comprehensive file of pattern samples in both paper and fabric.This course covers all content included in ‘Introduction to womenswear pattern cutting’ alongside more advanced techniques.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 15 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Collars
  • Sleeves
  • Bodice
  • Skirts
  • Trousers
  • Dress
  • Linings
  • Pockets
  • Waistbands
  • Yokes

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Stiletto awl
  • Metric tape measure
  • 3/4 H pencils
  • Magic scotch tape
  • Glue stick
  • Fine pointed tracing wheel
  • Fine steel pins
  • Fabric shears
  • Paper shears
  • Felt tip pen (or magic marker)
  • Eraser

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1650 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1650 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 15 days.
  • EU/EEA

    1650 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1650 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 15 days.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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