Womenswear Pattern Cutting: Skirt Block – October

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Womenswear Pattern Cutting: Skirt Block – October


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Womenswear Pattern Cutting: Skirt Block

Pattern cutting is a great art; you control your designs by creating your patterns

Pattern cutting is ideal for aspiring Sewing Bees who would like to secure a thorough understanding of how garments are made in the industry. You will learn how to make clothes to fit your specific body type. This method is used for making your own couture and bespoke garments.

This course will introduce you to the skills involved in pattern cutting using your own body measurements; you will also get to learn how to measure other people too. You will be taught basic cutting techniques for garments in general. You will need to have basic sewing skills and be well acquainted with your sewing machine.

At the end of this course you will have a fundamental knowledge of how to create, tweak and alter your own skirt patterns, most importantly; you could also create a pattern for a family member or friend.

This course is 8hrs, spread over 2 Saturdays

Week 1 – 17th September
Week 2 – 24th September

REQUIREMENTS: You will need to have basic sewing skills and be well acquainted with your sewing machine.

During this course you will learn:

  • Different figure types
  • Customising for individual fit
  • Manipulating the blocks
  • Pattern altering
  • Fitting techniques
  • Pattern Drafts for Flared, A-line, Pencil skirts.
  • Draft a skirt block to your size
  • Toile making: cutting, sewing, pressing, fitting and altering
  • Finish a complete skirt for yourself


3m (300cm) of 115cm wide woven cotton preferably Calico and 2 zips (40cm)

You can provide your materials or purchase from the shop

Please remember; every student progresses at a different pace, so try and enjoy the process as you go along.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

You can cancel your class for a refund within the first 14 days of payment, there is a 25% administrative fee. We cannot offer refunds if it less than 14 days before your workshop.



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