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Pattern Cutting

Bee Crafty, Ellington. 2pm-4pm

  • 20 British pounds
  • Bee Crafty, Thrapston Road, Ellington, PE28 0AE

Service Description

WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR? Intermediate to Advanced dressmakers who would liken to widen their skills into drafting a pattern from scratch. This course is not suitable for Beginners as participants require knowledge on how to construct a garment in order to understand the paper pattern created. WHAT WILL THE WORKSHOP COVER? + How to measure your body and identify the key measurement points to draft a block + Drafting a bodice and trouser block to fit your shape + How to manipulate the blocks to create different designs WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING: If you’re unsure on any of the below pieces of equipment, please send us an email to + Dot and Cross pattern paper + Pattern Cutting curved ruler or French Curve. My preferred one is Liquidraw Pattern Maker Ruler, which you can get on Amazon. + Wooden meter ruler + Calculator (can be on your phone or a handheld one doesn’t matter!) + Notebook and pens/pencils + A sewing machine, with its user manual. (If you do not currently own one please let us know on email before booking and we will hire a machine from Bee Crafty) + Lots of calico cotton fabric WORKSHOP EXTRAS INCLUDE: The supportive, friendly and knowledgeable tutor goes without saying but also available will be: + Use of an overlocker machine if required + An ironing board station. + Hot drinks and an afternoon sweet treat to keep you going.

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