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PATTERN DRAFTING

Introduction to pattern drafting Pattern drafting is a process of creating a block or basic foundation pattern. Taking measurement of a figure or form in which every style can be developed.

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Language

English

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beginner

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Pattern Drafting

About the Course

Introduction to pattern drafting

Pattern drafting is a process of creating a block or basic foundation pattern by taking measurement of a figure or form in which every style can be developed.


Purpose of

Introduction to pattern drafting

Pattern drafting is a process of creating a block or basic foundation pattern by taking measurement of a figure or form in which every style can be developed.


Purpose of pattern drafting:

  1. It gives a perfect fit when the right measurement is used.
  2. It's not an all ready-made pattern that fit perfectly.
  3. Everybody does not have access to buy ready- made patterns. 
  4. If you know how to draft pattern ,you can maximize the ready-made pattern very well if you need to use it


Benefit of pattern drafting:

  • It help to interpret style very well
  • It help to be more creative
  • It saves fabric
  • Fabric terms: (grainline)The direction in which the yarn is woven into fabric.
  • Lengthwise grain: stretches little or not at all, use for the length of clothes.
  • Crosswise grain :stretches more than Lengthwise grain, used for the width of clothes.
  • Bias: slanting line gives minimum stretch.

True or total bias:(45°) maximum stretch, use for flare, mermaid, drape.

NOTE: This may change especially when working with African print or lace fabric due to their design

What you will learn ?

Basic Skirt Pattern

Requirements

Cutting tools
Sewing Paper

For Creatives

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00:02:41

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About the instructor

Dorcas Dada

Dorcas Dada

Dorcas Dada
Dada Dorcas is a Fashion designer specialised in pattern drafting and style interpretation. She's passionate about teaching, she has several years of experience having been taught in schools. She is a product of Nobel Afrik training and dress making Lagos