The patternmaking and garment construction course provides a foundation for the principles of translating patterns into garments. The classes offer practical exercises that will be including samples of various construction details and you will be able to create a basic garment of your own design. At the end of this short course we will cover skirts and basic tops.
The next course will be Jan 2022
Dates to be confirmed shortly.
DURATION: 8 Weeks
TOTAL COST: R 5800
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The Patternmaking & Garment Construction course is broken up into 8 four-hour lessons. These lessons will take place every Saturday from 9am-1pm for the duration of the course and be held on campus at Design Academy of Fashion. We will start with patternmaking introduction and principles and then move onto the garment construction side. You will receive engaging tasks and assignments.
You will be provided with course notes, resources, and lectures as well as practical on hand assistance from our facilitator. There will also be a whatsapp group and contact details for extra assistance to any questions during the week.
Shaun Smith has been teaching and inspiring our patternmaking and garment construction short course students for the past three years and is currently studying towards his Masters Degree in Fashion. He has mastered the art of Pattern Making and is currently exploring the practical testing of unconventional pattern making. “Each garment we create possesses a certain energy, which allows the wearer to be transcended into a desired feeling”
At the end of this course you will receive a certificate of completion and be able to :
Required stationery and supplies to complete the course:
Pencil, Sharpener, Black marker / fine liner, Paper Scissors, Pritt, Eraser, L Square, Meter ruler, French curves, tracing wheel, Cotton thread, Fabric scissors, Pins, Tape Measure, Fabric marker/ tailor’s chalk. A selection of fabric and trim (to be decided upon choice of design)
Domestic sewing machine & Domestic Overlocker (optional)
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