Pattern Drafting and Sloper Session 1
6:00 - 8:00 PM
January 11, 18, 25
In this course, you will learn the basics of patternmaking. Whether you want to make production patterns or just want to be able to fit yourself, this course will get you started.
Introductions: Why are you here?
Methods of patternmaking
How to measure the body and choose a pattern
What is a sloper or fitting shell
Making a sloper: bodice, skirt, sleeves
Fitting a sloper; wrinkle charts
How to make changes to pattern based on fitting shell
How to manipulate a pattern based on your sloper
How to use your personal pattern
Must have beginning sewing skills and have worked with commercial patterns