Course code: ICXU306P
Subject area: Homecrafts
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
20th May 2023 - 21st May 2023
01235 555 585
This weekend course covers all aspects of flat pattern cutting to enable you to draft a bodice and sleeve block using your body measurements, make and fit a toile and learn pattern adaptations (i.e. how move darts, collars, sleeves and openings). As a minimum requirement you should be confident in making skirts and blouses using commercial patterns.
This course is suitable for learners who have successfully completed a skirt, a blouse and/or dress using a commercial pattern or have successfully completed the Pattern Drafting Skirt or Trouser Block course and have an interest in design and pattern making.
During this course you will learn how to take body measurements and using these measurements draft a bodice and sleeve block. A toile is made, and the fit checked before a blouse or a top pattern is cut of your chosen design.
1. Drafting the bodice block and sleeve.2. Fitting of the toile and adjustments. 3. Pattern adaptations exercises 4. Blouse or top design and fashion trends5. Cut the pattern for your chosen design
Do not buy any materials until your course is confirmed as running.
Sewing machines are available but you are welcome to bring your own.
Items to bring with you:A4 Ring binder & 12 plastic sleevesA4 lined and plain paperPen and HB pencil/rubber/sharpener and coloured pencilsPaper glueCalculatorSet square/metre rule (if you have one)Sellotape/stapler/stapler remover (tutor can provide)1 metre of medium weight calicoPlain pattern paper (can be purchased from tutor)Fashion curves (if you have them)Please collect ideas/suggestions for blouses/tops cut out from magazines
Basic sewing equipment:Calico, paper and embroidery scissors, colour-headed pins, hand sewing needles, tape measure, tailors chalk, marking pen
Specialist pattern cutting equipment and books will be made available by the tutor for use during the course.
You will need to bring a packed lunch and drinks for the day.
Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.
You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.
16 - 18 Fee
Tuition Fee: £84.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £84.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £50.40Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £50.40