Pattern Grading  (January 10th to February 28th)

Pattern Grading (January 10th to February 28th)

Regular price $250.00

Pattern Grading
Thursday January 10th to February 28th, 6 pm - 9pm 
Instructor:  Assela Hashemi
Location: 404 McArthur Avenue
Minimum number of students to run: 3

In this class you will learn to grade.  Grading is when you increase or decrease the size of a pattern, while maintaining shape, fit, balance, and scale of your garment.

If you have a pattern at home yo would like to change its size from for example size 14 to size 16 or to make it smaller from for example a size 18 to size 16. In this class you will learn how to do this.

You will learn how true you pattern pieces and to grade:

  • a pattern up a size or down a pattern size
  • a bodice, neck facing and armhole
  • darts, and notches
  • a waist band 
  • skirt, waist line and length and hem
  • sleeve, and sleeve cap

As well as grading your pattern you will learn how to true your pattern so that it fits properly.

This is a fantastic to course to take if you are interested in learning more about patterns.

Teacher will contact students with supplies needed.

Prerequisite Pattern making I

Instructor: Assela Hashemi

Assela Hashemi has over 25 years of experience as a sample sewer, pattern maker, grader, and sewing instructor. Currently, she is working as a pattern maker, grader and sewer for fashion designer Muriel Dombret (Clothes). She also consults for various fashion designers in the Ottawa area and in the past 10 years has trained many sewers on the job and taught many students how to sew. When she isn’t working, she loves to cook new international dishes.

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Refund/Cancellation policy:

Written notice of cancellation may be processed with a full refund (minus a 10% admin fee) two weeks prior to the course starting.  Cancellations received 1 week prior to the course are eligible for a 50% refund unless there is a wait list for the course.  Cancellations within the final week prior to the course are non-refundable unless there is a wait list for the course and the course can be run with full attendance.