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Learn how to draft sewing patterns with flat pattern-making techniques. This course will give you all the basic skills you need to learn how to read and understand patterns and how to create your own pattern styles, using your own measurements to create a custom fit. Students will also learn about how to do simple alterations and changes to this basic pattern, aka the sloper (the fashion term for your basic pattern block).
The extremely talented Daniel Mayorga studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Sacred Heart University. He also holds a degree in fashion design. Upon graduation, he interned at Kithe Brewster Inc., famous stylist to the stars. His clients ranged from Heidi Klum to Gwyneth Paltrow, Tyra Banks and the House Wives of Atlanta. Daniel is also an experienced and impassioned teacher, helping others achieve their fashion dreams.
COST $450
Choose a 2018 Start Date

Jan 17th, 2018

July 11th, 2018


Choose a 2019 Start Date

Jan 9th, 2019
Wednesday Morning Class
10:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday Evening Class
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Choose a 2017 Start Date

Dec 23th, 2017_


Choose a 2018 Start Date

Jun 23rd, 2018

Dec 22nd, 2018
  • 8 yards of muslin fabric
  • Pattern paper
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • French curve
  • L square ruler
  • C-Thru 18" grid ruler
  • Notebook

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  • Basic sewing knowledge helpful, but not necessary
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  • Learn to measure your body accurately
  • Learn to draft personal slopers (block patterns) for bodice, skirt, sleeves, etc
  • Learn to make pattern adjustments and alterations
  • Complete  finished production patterns
This is a great class for those with no skills in pattern-making or for those who sew and might have made clothes but with no technical training. This four-week course gives you a foundation and pattern-making understanding that you will be able to use once you have completed the course.