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Pattern Cutting Cources in London at FTM

Pattern Cutting - Introduction
4-week Tuesday evening course
16 April - 7 May 2013 / 6.30-9pm

Led by Zandra Rhodes' pattern maker Michelle Lewis, participants will cover the basic rules of flat pattern cutting. The course focuses on using fashion blocks to create womenswear garment components including simple sleeves and skirts. This include bodice dart manipulations, style lines and how to add fullness through gathers and pleats. Price: £160
Pattern Cutting - Introduction
2-week Saturday course
27 April - 4 May 2013 / 11am-4.30pm

A daytime version of the evening course detailed above.
Price: £160
Pattern Cutting - Intermediate
2-week Saturday course
18 - 25 May 2013 / 11am-4.30pm
Building upon the skills taught in the introductory course, you will be taught to use dart manipulations to create princess lines and other style components to develop your own skirt and blouse designs.
Price: £160
Equipment: Calico and specialist equipment is provided. You will need to bring metric tape measure, fabric shears, paper shears, fine steel pins, fine pointed tracing wheel, pencils (hb), felt tip pen (or magic).

Booking: For more information or to book onto any of these courses click on the course titles above or contact the Museum.
Pattern Courses at FTM
           Learn more about these courses at the Fashion and Textile Museum website.

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