Make it – Pattern Cutting for adapting dresses & trousers
This is a one day workshop. This ‘Make It’ intermediate workshop takes teachers/ small business owners through the basic process of adapting dress & trouser blocks in order to ensure better individual fit.
Pattern blocks for a simple shift dress & ladies trousers will be provided and instructions given on how to adapt these pattern blocks. Adaptions looked at will include length adjustment, placement of darts, adapting necklines, seam placements & panels. If you have a request to learn about a specific adaptation please email enquiries in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org
All equipment will be provided and finished garments will be shown to demonstrate the effect of different manipulations. Discussion will also take place regarding adapting the facilities in each school/business to deliver sewing workshops.
Skills and knowledge gained will include: pattern adaption/garment finishes/ garment hang and fit/ Silhouette development/seam placement/panel insertion/neckline adjustments.
A light lunch will be provided.