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
  • 5 yards of muslin fabric
  • Pattern paper
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • French curve
  • C-Thru 18" grid ruler
  • L square
  • Hip curve
  • Notebook
  • Dress form to work on at home
  • Textbook: "Draping for Fashion Design" by Hilde Jaffe & Nurie Relis

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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.
Wednesday Morning
Class
10:00am - 1:00pm

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2018 start date
May 9th, 2018
Oct 31st, 2018
Saturday
Evening
Class
4:30pm - 7:30pm

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2018 start date
Apr 28th, 2018
Oct 20th, 2018
COST $450
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DRAPING
FUNDAMENTALS
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.