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Fashion Design Workshop: Pattern Cutting

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Pattern-Cutting

This course is designed to give you a grounding in how to produce a fully formed garment using all the facilities and expertise of the prestigious fashion department at Kingston University.

Course Code

FPCut

Course Dates

9th July 2018 – 19th July 2018

Places Available

12

Course Leader

Paul Simonson

Course Fee

£650.00
Course Description

  For this course, you will be instructed on the rudiments of pattern cutting from measuring to the detailing and manufacture of garments.

AIMS & OBJECTIVES:

  • improve knowledge of industrial sewing machines and overlockers
  • improve knowledge of industrial pressing systems
  • improve knowledge and use of block patterns
  • improve understanding of body measurements and transferring these onto a pattern
  • improve knowledge of essential construction details such as seams, darts and facings
  • explore inventive use of pleats and gathers to develop shape
  • improve knowledge of and experiment with collars, pockets and other functioning details
  • explore various opening possibilities such as zips buttons and ties
  • improve understanding of the toile making process to better develop 3D garment design

OUTCOMES:

  • draught a master pattern of a basic shape
  • develop the design and add construction details
  • make a selection of toiles and sections of prototype garments
  • produce a working file, detailing experiments completed during module