DRAPING FUNDAMENTALS
COURSE OUTLINE
  • Learn to properly measure and fit the body form
  • Understand the fundamental concepts of draping on a dress form
  • Drape basic bodices, skirts, dresses
  • Explore both draping and pattern making techniques

FABRIC & SUPPLIES
  • Muslin fabric (5 yards)
  • Pattern paper
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • French curve
  • Clear 2" grid ruler
  • L square
  • Hip curve
  • Notebook
  • Dress form for working on at home
  • Textbook may be required (instructor will advise)

COURSE DURATION: 4 sessions / once a week

PREREQUISITES
  • Basic sewing a plus, but not required.
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Learn how to design using the art form of draping. On an industry dressform you'll learn basic draping skills to advanced techniques to express yourself as a designer. Once you master this art, design to your heart's content! Some designers perfect work on the flat pattern, but there is nothing more exciting than designing in 3D and seeing your ideas come to life right in front of your eyes! This course is great for someone who wants to take their skills to the next level.
Wednesday Morning
Class
10:00am - 1:00pm
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May 24th
Nov 8th
Saturday
Evening
Class
4:30pm - 7:30pm
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Apr 29th
Oct 21st
COST $450
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