Course code: ICXR309P
Subject area: Homecrafts
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
10:00am - 4:00pm
25th Jun 2022 - 25th Jun 2022
01235 555 585
This weekend course covers all aspects of flat pattern cutting to enable you to draft a dress block using your body measurements. You will make and fit a toile and learn pattern adaptations and how to draft style lines to get the latest look for your design.
NB. You will need to have completed the bodice block course and bring the draft and toile to this session.
During this course you will take body measurements and use these measurements to draft a dress block from your bodice block. A toile is made, and the fit checked before a dress pattern is cut of your chosen design.
1. Drafting the dress block2. Fitting of the toile and adjustments3. Pattern adaptations exercises 4. Dress design and fashion trends5. Cut the pattern for your chosen design 6. Your previously drafted bodice and sleeve block7. Your bodice and sleeve toile
(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 paperPaper gluePen and HB pencil/rubber/sharpener and coloured pencilsCalculatorSet square/metre rule (if you have one)Sellotape/stapler/stapler remover (tutor can provide)1.5 metres of medium weight calicoPlain pattern paper (can be purchased from tutor)Fashions curves (if you have them)Please collect ideas/suggestions for dresses 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: £42.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £42.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £25.20Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £25.20