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Menswear Pattern Cutting: Intensive, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 15 days
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
This LCF menswear pattern cutting course offers you an excellent opportunity to learn and develop all aspects of professional menswear pattern cutting skills to industry standard. The course will introduce you to exciting new methods of contemporary pattern cutting for menswear, focusing on current trends and shapes as well as covering the more traditional methods.

Overview

This LCF menswear pattern cutting course offers you an excellent opportunity to learn and develop all aspects of professional menswear pattern cutting skills to industry standard. The course will introduce you to exciting new methods of contemporary pattern cutting for menswear, focusing on current trends and shapes as well as covering the more traditional methods.You’ll start with an introduction to industry standard blocks, and be taken step-by-step through the core skills of pattern reading and style interpretation. First you will focus on the menswear body block and sleeve, learning the basics of pattern manipulation before moving on to create menswear patterns for a variety of garments. You’ll learn how to alter patterns for fit, as well as how to change the look of a garment to create different silhouettes and for working with different fabrics.During the course you will build up a reference file of pattern work and notes. You will also produce basic sample pieces for some of the patterns you have worked on, to enable you to test your patterns for fit and accuracy. You’ll leave the course able to interpret fashion designs into your own patterns and garments.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bodice, sleeves & yokes
  • Collars, hoods & pockets
  • Shirt
  • Hooded tops/vests
  • Trousers (casual and formal), waistbands, pockets, linings & fly fastenings
  • Shorts, pleats & turn-ups
  • Basic jacket (including a parka jacket), collars, pockets, facings & linings
  • Pea coats

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:

  • Pattern cutting ruler (pattern master or other versions)
  • Tracing wheel
  • Awl
  • Mechanical pencil (HB)
  • Eraser
  • Black, blue and red biros
  • 3-5 colours of felt pens
  • Measuring tape
  • Pins
  • Paper scissors
  • A4 or A3 plastic sleeves for patterns
  • Masking tape

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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