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BASIC PATTERN MAKING

Meets once a week for 3 hours.

Includes access to more than 25 hours of video tutorials.

$500.00

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Basic Pattern Making
This 5-section course was created for students who want to learn pattern-making without a long-term commitment.

In addition, this course will prepare you to make your own set of slopers/ blocks using your body measurements.

During the course, students will learn the following:

  • -All the pattern-making terms and workroom vocabulary
  • -How to use the tools used by industry professionals to draft patterns
  • -How to take dress form/ body measurements
  • -How to draft all body slopers/ block/templates from specifications; tops, skirts, dresses, pants, etc.)

Prerequisite: Introduction to Pattern Making Workshop.

 

Click here to enroll in free “ Introduction to Pattern Making “ workshop

  • List of Materials for Basic Pattern Making

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  • - Pattern notcher
    - Pointed tracing wheel
    - Awl
    - French curve ruler
    - 18x2 see-through ruler
    - 24" hip curve ruler
    - Tape Measure
    - Mechanical pencil
    - Eraser
    - Dull scotch tape
    - Paper scissors
    - Pattern hooks
    - Sharpie permanent marker
    - A roll of dotted pattern making paper
    - A roll of oak tag pattern paper

    ALL THESE MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED IN THE PATTERN MAKING KIT SOLD AT THE SCHOOL - $125.00

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  • Mandatory Book: Pattern Making Made Simple by Rucht D’ Oleo for sale at the school - $35.00

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    *We update the course material list every 4 months, course instructors can request extra supplies not listed in the original material list.

Basic Pattern Making

Mondays from 6-9pm. In the classroom

March 13, 20, 27th

April 3, 10th  

OR

Saturdays from 9am-12pm. In the classroom

March 11, 18, 25th

April 1, - OFF 8th, 15th  

Terms: Students are responsible for buying all the materials and supplies for the course, including any mandatory textbooks. Make sure to read the "materials list" corresponding to this course or ask the school for one before paying for the course. Please obtain all of the requested supplies to ensure your ability to complete course assignments. The material list is updated every four months; course instructors can suggest extra supplies for the course not listed in the original material list.

Students need to be in class on time; instructors may deny entrance to class sessions if you are more than ten minutes late.

We take pride in our curriculum, and our students need to meet the school's expectations. The student is responsible for completing every class assignment; failure to do this will result in failing the course. When receiving a quiz, only a "B"/80 or more is a passing grade for our courses.

This course is about practicing, and each class section requires a least 3-5 hours of practice at home.

School staff may take pictures and videos for social media, and by attending this course, you agree to be pictured in any of those promotional materials.

 

Cancellation and refund policy: Space and schedules are limited at the Fashion Institute of Florida. Therefore, if students decide to cancel their registration for any reason within 15 days from their 1st day of class, they will pay a $100.00 cancellation fee. If students choose to cancel their registration for any reason within seven (7) days from their 1st day of class, they will pay a $200.00 cancellation fee. The course cost is not refundable after the 1st day of class. FIF reserves the right to cancel any class due to low enrollment and to postpone classes due to circumstances beyond the Fashion Institute of Florida's control. We make every effort to notify students of postponements and cancellations at least 48 hours before the first scheduled class. FIF may elect to postpone a course to receive additional registrations to meet minimum enrollment requirements. Refund and cancellation policies are strictly enforced.

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