“Take care of your costume and your confidence will take care of itself.”
This course is an introduction to basic sewing and construction skills. Fabric definition, construction, and function are studied. Students learn hand sewing and finishing, body measurements, pattern use, fabric layout and cutting as well as machine operation. Students are required to create and complete garments.
Pattern making course, students will start with basic patterns, including darts and princess line variations, and learn how to manipulate them in relation to the fundamental rules of pattern making.
Pattern making allows the designer to manipulate already existing patterns efficiently and create new configurations with custom measurements.
By understanding pattern construction students will be able to gain a wider understanding of the possibilities and limits of a fashion designer.