ONLINE CRASH COURSE
Understanding the Basic Blocks / Slopers (researchers grouped them into 5 - Front and Back Bodice; Front and Back Skirt; and Sleeve) is the most important aspect of Garment Making. When an individual understands these Basics, which I call the Foundation, then individual can build on it. There are thousands of online resources that can also help.
METHOD OF TEACHING:
Videos, pictures and detailed explanation
Teaching materials from different sources will be shared to help to understand this important aspect of Garment Making.
WHO CAN ENROL?
Anyone who already sews but wants to learn the Patternmaking Method
Anyone who wants to start a career in Patternmaking NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
20 SLOTS Only. This is due to the technicalities involved. So that all participants will get Value for their Money.
Full Access to the internet. As links will be shared for download
All participants must be on WhatsApp
They must have enough memory space.
Ensure WhatsApp is set to "Save pictures and Videos "
BASIC SKIRT PATTERNMAKING ONLY - MODULE 1
Intro to basic terms and how to take measurement
Flare (slash & spread method)
BONUS: Introduction to Asymmetric Designs
Introduction to various online sewing resource
BASIC BODICE/TORSO BLOCK CONSTRUCTION AND DART MANIPULATION CLASS - MODULE 2
(1). Terms and Glossary
(2). Basic Bodice / Torso Block
(3). Waist Shaping. That is, detailed explanation on Dart Distribution around the Blocks
(4). Dart Manipulations - how the "working darts" can be moved around the Blocks.
■Including Princess Style lines. (Shoulder and Armhole)
(5). Dress Foundation - Manipulating the Basic Bodice Block into a Basic Dress Block
BASIC TROUSER AND JUMPSUIT CLASS - MODULE 3
(1). Terms and Glossary
(2). Basic Trouser Block
(b). Fitted Trouser Block
(c). Brief information on Trouser Variation
(3). Basic Bodice Blocks
(b). Waist Shaping
(4). One-Piece Jumpsuit Block.
(5). How to install Fly
(6). How to draft pocket and sew
SLEEVE, COLLAR AND INTRODUCTION TO JACKET - MODULE 4
1). HOW TO TAKE ACCURATE BASIC BODICE MEASUREMENTS.
2). TERMS AND GLOSSARIES
3). BASIC BODICE BLOCKS CONSTRUCTION
a). Waist Shaping
(4). INTRODUCTION TO BASIC JACKET
(i) Converting Basic Block to a Jacket Block
ii) Jacket with Rever (Lapel; Two Variations)
iii) Jacket with Rever and Collar (Shawl Collar)
iv) Variations + Course Work
5) BASIC SLEEVE
i) How to accurately Take Sleeve Measurements
ii). Straight Sleeve Block iii). Fitted Sleeve Block
iv). Semi-Shaped Block
v) Variations (Bishop, Sleeve with Tucks, Short Sleeve, Cowl Sleeve, Leg O' Mutton, Other Elaborate Sleeve)+ Course Work