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This course can no longer be booked.
  • Started 29 Feb
  • 220 British pounds
  • Cambria Costume House

Service Description

Have you ever wanted to design and make your own clothes? Maybe you get frustrated that you can never find the clothes you'd like to wear or that fit you properly. Would you like to learn how to create the latest season's statement details? Do you want the knowledge to turn your unique design ideas into reality ? On this 5 week beginners course you will learn the art of pattern making.  We can teach you how to use specialist equipment, learn pattern terminology and how to draw, with accuracy and confidence, the correct information that should be on finished patterns.  You will learn basic pattern cutting techniques to help you design and make your own clothes.   Working from basic blocks you will learn all the skills, with tips and hints from industry professionals, about how to adapt a block and make a toile to fit you perfectly. We will inspire you to understand adapting the block by demonstrating and explaining techniques for adaptation including adding volume ( incl. slash and spread technique ) moving darts and adding in seams.    Reveal the possibilities and potential to realise your own design ideas The minimum requirement is to be able to use a sewing machine without instruction, sew fairly confidently and have used a simple commercial pattern before. You do not need previous knowledge of pattern cutting from blocks. What to bring with you Note book A4 file and envelopes to create your own pattern cutting file. which you can use in the future.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • 43-47 High Street, Mold, UK


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