february, 2021

2021wed24feb6:45 pmwed24mar9:00 pmPattern Cutting - Evening£65 (£39 concession) Weekly hands on course using block patterns to create your masterpiecesColeridge Community CollegeDay:Wednesday length of course: 5 weeks

Time

February 24 (Wednesday) 6:45 pm - March 24 (Wednesday) 9:00 pm

Location

Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

5 weeks

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Course details

Brief Description

This course will introduce you to beginners pattern cutting in women’s wear, using block pattern manipulation techniques. Using your own measurements you will produce a set of basic blocks, and learn how to adapt them to create different styles and your own designs.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

Previous dressmaking experience will be beneficial. It is not advised for new learners to join in the 3rd term due to the complicated tasks taught. If you have experience but are unsure if this course is suitable please contact the office to speak with the tutor.

Learning Outcomes:

This course will be organised in the following way:
Term 1
• Draft a skirt block using your own measurements
• Learn how to adapt the block to produce different styles
• Design and make a skirt
Term 2/3
• Draft a complete bodice block using your own measurements
• Learn how to adapt the block to produce different styles
• Design and make a blouse
Term 3 (last 5 weeks)
• Draft a trouser block using your own measurements

About Your Tutor:

Sally Tilley has been dressmaking domestically and commercially for the past 20 years. She studied at Loughborough College of Art and worked briefly as a fashion designer before moving into teaching textiles. Since leaving the industry she has continued to take on commission work and teach dressmaking and pattern cutting courses.

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment

1. Sewing kit which includes: stitch scissors, dressmaking shears, steel pins and metric tape measure.
2. Paper scissors, Pritt stick, calico, pattern cutting paper (this can be purchased from the tutor), metre rule, square and ¼ scale pattern master (this will be discussed in the first lesson as they are purchased from Morplan).
3. You will need a sewing machine at home to enable you to complete the homework.
4. Metric Pattern Cutting for Women’s Wear, Winifred Aldrich. ISBN 978-1-4051-7567-8

For the first session you will need to bring:

You will need to bring a tape measure, scissors, pencil and pen. We will provide A3 paper.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Advanced course, discuss with the tutor.
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE

£65/£39 Please call the office on 01223 712340 to book

Tutor

Sally TilleyI have been dressmaking domestically and commercially for the past 20 years. I studied at Loughborough College of Art and worked briefly as a fashion designer before moving into teaching textiles. Since leaving the industry, I have continued to take on commission work and teach dressmaking and pattern cutting courses.

 

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