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Plymouth College of Art - 10 Week Pattern Cutting for Improvers

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By the end of the course you will develop the basic skills learnt in the beginner’s pattern cutting classes and knowledge in flat pattern manipulation and garment production methods to make your own basic skirt draft. Developing key elements of manipulation (darts, panel seams, gathers, flare), you will then produce a simple skirt made to fit your measurements.

Location: Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place

Start Time: 18:00

End Time: 21:00

Start Date: 09/01/2018

End Date: 20/03/2018

Day: Tuesday

Fee: £200

Course Content

Week 1-
- Bring a simple skirt design of your choice. Measure each other to obtain the size needed to draft your skirt pattern. Industrial machinery induction.

Week 2-3 -
- Demonstrations of skirt manipulations, drafting collars and sleeves.

Week 4-5 -
- Draft a basic skirt pattern to your measurements following your design.

Week 6-7 -
- Cut in calico to make toile of skirt using industrial equipment.

Week 8 -
- Try calico toile on to fit and amend your pattern.

Week 9 -
- Demonstration of zips and waistband applications. Commence construction of final skirt in students fabric.

Week 10 -
- finish construction of skirt. Show and tell to evaluate the course.Evaluate course.

Entry Requirements

Basic sewing experience and beginners pattern cutting would be an advantage.

Materials and Equipment

Demonstration or materials for experimentation and 1 metre of calico will be provided free of charge but you will be required to purchase your own fabric in order to complete your personal skirt design. You will need to bring pencils (preferably a technical pencil), ruler or Patternmaster, eraser, scissors (paper and fabric), dressmaking pins, tape measure, masking tape, coloured fine liner pens, highlighter pens and A4 folder for handouts.

Calico is around £1.80/m, available from your Pattern Cutting tutor if more than 1 metre is required.

Please note that all courses are subject to student numbers and will only run if sufficient numbers are achieved. Plymouth College of Art reserves the right to cancel a course if insufficient student numbers are recruited.




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