Pattern Cutting – Beginners – Holiday Workshop
This Pattern Cutting Holiday Workshop offers learners the opportunity to develop pattern cutting skills for creating garments. You will learn the technical skills needed to create patterns for garment construction. This short course is ideal for beginners as you will be fully supported and guided by industry trained professionals in our state-of-the-art fashion and clothing workshops, before progressing on to more advanced techniques and processes. Standard blocks are used, if you are interested in cutting blocks to your size then this can be supported in our Creative Fashion evening classes.
What topics are covered?
You will be using a variety of small scale blocks to introduce you to pattern cutting techniques for garment construction. Topics include: Understanding dart manipulation on bodice and skirt blocks; Creating a series of small patterns that are then made in calico; How to add details such as collars & pockets; Developing skills to work on full size blocks and making toiles up in calico.
Who is the course aimed at?
Suitable for beginners and those with some experience looking to refresh their knowledge and skills. A knowledge of using a sewing machine is useful but not essential.
Who will be my tutor?
How will I learn?
Practical demonstrations, individual tuition and hands on practice. There will be some peer group discussion.
What can I do after this course?
Which department is this course in?Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise
Where will I need to go on my first day?On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.
What do I need to bring?
H pencil; Pencil sharpener; Long ruler (18in/45cm preferred); Pattern curve (if you have one); Calculator; Paper & fabric scissors; Sewing pins; Tape measure; Notebook & pen.
What else do I need to know?
Please wear shoes covering your toes as you will be in a workshop environment.
To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.
The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.
Where can I find out more information?If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email email@example.com.
How do I enrol?You can enrol on this course:
Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses
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