Pattern Making I: Beginner (Sep 5 – Oct 24 / Nov 1st – Dec 20th)
Pattern Making I Sep 5th – Oct 24th or November 1st – December 20th Wednesdays, 6pm – 9pm Location: Heartwood Hub 404 McArthur Avenue Max class size: 10 Instructor: Malaika Mazzamba
Interested in learning pattern making from a master? This is the course for you. Over eight 3-hour sessions, you will learn basic pattern-making.
Following the course, students will be able to: 1. take needed body measurements, 2. make basic patterns with darts for body (torso), skirt and sleeve, 3. developing variations of a pattern - various necklines, playing with darts including princess lines, pleats in a skirt, and various sleeves, and 4. create a design and make a pattern of your own.
Additional instruction will include: creating half scale dress pattern including lining and facings, how to measure seam allowances, how different types of fabrics affect the pattern making process, and the use of darts to create shape.
Required materials provided by EcoEquitable. Students may purchase additional rulers and materials from EcoEquitable if they are interested in having them for personal home use. EcoEquitable has a very qualified instructor in pattern making.
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.