In this first of five levels, students will be introduced to all pattern making tools, supplies, and terminology as well as woven fabric characteristics, terms, sizes and categories. Students will learn how to measure the dress form. In addition, students will be introduced to 3 different methods of pattern making.
Using industry standard measurements, students will learn how to draft the five basic pattern pieces, which are fundamental for all designs and styles. Students will understand pattern signs, darts and wearing ease before transferring the five basic pieces to oak tag paper in order to have individual sloper/block patterns.
Certification of completion included after completing Pattern Making 5.
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