Pattern Cutting

£ 1,450 

The Pattern Cutting Short Course is a specialized program designed to teach the fundamental skills and techniques required for creating clothing patterns.

Date:

April 20, 2024

Duration:

Every Saturday 10:00-16:00 for 5 weeks

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Pattern Cutting

The Pattern Cutting Short Course is a specialized program designed to teach the fundamental skills and techniques required for creating clothing patterns.

Date:

April 20, 2024

Duration:

1 week

Date:

April 20, 2024

Duration:

2 weeks

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duration

Every Saturday 10:00-16:00 for 5 weeks

next start date

April 20, 2024

Course leader

Zekaryas Solomon

requirements

No previous experience required

Price

£ 1,450 

LOCATION

Mayfair, London

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What to expect

The Pattern Cutting Short Course is a specialized program designed to teach the fundamental skills and techniques required for creating clothing patterns. This short course provides an in-depth understanding of the art of constructing a garment, a crucial aspect of fashion design. It is ideal for both beginners and professionals with some prior experience in fashion who wish to further enhance their pattern-cutting skills. You will learn techniques for altering and adapting basic patterns to create various garment styles. Understanding body measurements and constructing garments fit for different body types. You will receive guidance on selecting appropriate fabrics for specific designs. Learn the art of draping fabrics on a dress form to create patterns. Gain hands-on experience in drafting and cutting patterns from scratch.

Course
Structure

  • Introduction to the fundamentals of pattern cutting and its importance in garment construction
  • Techniques for modifying and altering basic pattern blocks to create different garment styles
  • Creating patterns from scratch based on measurements and design specifications
  • Understanding and achieving proper fit through pattern adjustments
  • Understanding different fabrics and their properties
  • Techniques for moving, rotating, and shaping darts to achieve specific design elements
  • Scaling patterns up or down to create varied sizes
  • Transferring pattern markings and guidelines to fabric accurately
  • Making sample garments and adjusting patterns based on the fitting process

Meet your mentor

Zekaryas Solomon

Technical Manager / Tutor Technician

An accomplished fashion designer with solid experience communicating creative vision and the latest industry trends through seasonal fashion collections. Ability to utilise graphic and textile designing, pattern making and sewing techniques to deliver creative and unique garment designs. Skilled in aligning all required resources to develop and sustain capability for in-house manufacturing. Expertise in analysing design from a technical perspective and moulding designs for full-scale production.

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Who should join

Individuals looking to enhance their technical skills in addition to their creative design abilities. Individuals interested in custom tailoring, DIY fashion projects, or garment alteration. Experienced designers and dressmakers seeking to refresh their knowledge or learn new techniques. In a Pattern Cutting Short Course, candidates can expect to gain valuable skills that are essential for turning their design concepts into tangible, well-fitted garments, making it a valuable addition to any fashion enthusiasts skillset.

Certificate

Once you complete the short course, you will receive JCA’s Official Certificate of Attendance. This certificate will strengthen your CV and help expand your career opportunities.

The Pattern Cutting Short Course is a specialized program designed to teach the fundamental skills and techniques required for creating clothing patterns. This short course provides an in-depth understanding of the art of constructing a garment, a crucial aspect of fashion design. It is ideal for both beginners and professionals with some prior experience in fashion who wish to further enhance their pattern-cutting skills. You will learn techniques for altering and adapting basic patterns to create various garment styles. Understanding body measurements and constructing garments fit for different body types. You will receive guidance on selecting appropriate fabrics for specific designs. Learn the art of draping fabrics on a dress form to create patterns. Gain hands-on experience in drafting and cutting patterns from scratch.

The course will cover

  • Introduction to the fundamentals of pattern cutting and its importance in garment construction
  • Techniques for modifying and altering basic pattern blocks to create different garment styles
  • Creating patterns from scratch based on measurements and design specifications
  • Understanding and achieving proper fit through pattern adjustments
  • Understanding different fabrics and their properties
  • Techniques for moving, rotating, and shaping darts to achieve specific design elements
  • Scaling patterns up or down to create varied sizes
  • Transferring pattern markings and guidelines to fabric accurately
  • Making sample garments and adjusting patterns based on the fitting process

What to expect

Individuals looking to enhance their technical skills in addition to their creative design abilities. Individuals interested in custom tailoring, DIY fashion projects, or garment alteration. Experienced designers and dressmakers seeking to refresh their knowledge or learn new techniques. In a Pattern Cutting Short Course, candidates can expect to gain valuable skills that are essential for turning their design concepts into tangible, well-fitted garments, making it a valuable addition to any fashion enthusiasts skillset.

Certification

A certificate of recognition to your dedication to study.

We like to celebrate our achievements at JCA. On completion of the course if you have attended 80% of the classes you will qualify for your certificate in dedication to learning.  

This should be included in your CVs and shows the level of learning you achieved.

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