Course code: ICXU303P
Subject area: Homecrafts
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
10:00am - 4:00pm
15th Oct 2022 - 15th Oct 2022
01235 555 585
This Saturday workshop covers all aspects of flat pattern cutting to enable you to draft a skirt block using your body measurements. You will make and fit a toile and learn pattern adaptations (i.e. how to insert panels, pleats, gathers, flares, godets, flounces etc.). You will design and draft a pattern for your skirt. As a minimum requirement you should confident in making skirts from a commercial pattern.
During this workshop you will learn to take body measurements accurately and using these measurements draft a skirt block. A toile is made, and the fit checked before a skirt pattern is cut of your chosen design.
1. Drafting the skirt block2. Fitting of the toile and adjustments 3. Pattern adaptations exercises 4. Skirt 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 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 skirts 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