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Pattern Cutting Fundamentals: Adding Finishing Details

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In this online course you’ll learn how to create key finishing details for your patterns including waistbands, facings, and how to combine your skirt and bodice block into a dress block. This course is the fifth and final course of the Pattern Cutting Fundamentals Course Series, covering essential beginner pattern cutting knowledge and techniques.

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Junior Pattern Cutters, Garment Technicians or entry level Fashion Graduates, working in brands and retailers or clothing manufacturers, or working as freelancers/independents.
Learners must have a basic understanding of garment construction and have mastered dart rotation and adding volume. It is also recommended that learners have completed course 1, Introduction to Pattern Cutting, course 2, Dart Manipulation, and course 3, Pleats, Gathers and Frills of the Pattern Cutting Fundamentals Series.

How will you learn?

This highly practical self-paced course includes video instructions for every lesson as well as worksheets, quizzes and discussions.

All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a Project Patterns Certificate of Completion.

What will you learn?

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

1. Combine the skirt and bodice block into a dress block

2. Draft a hidden side seam pocket

3. Draft a slanted pocket

4. Draft a simple facing

5. Draft a grown on hem facing

6. Draft a straight and curved waistband

Kathryn Roberts

Course Instructor

Kathryn is a London based pattern cutter with over 8 years of industry experience working for both luxury brands such as Peter Pilotto and Emila Wickstead as well as high street mega brands including Topshop, Ted Baker and River Island.
She is the founder and teacher of Project Patterns, an online space which she created to share her love and enthusiasm for all things pattern cutting related. She is also one half of the popular podcast Fashion Half Cut.

Project Patterns is an education platform focusing on opening up the world of pattern cutting.
Starting as a humble blog in 2018 the business has grown into a learning platform offering free pattern cutting resources, online courses, one to one tuition and in person workshops around the UK. Their mission is to demystify the art of pattern cutting for industry professionals, small business owners and sewers.

Read more about Project Patterns.

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