Sewing - Learn to Replicate Clothing

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$189 Limited inc GST / $151.20 / $170.10
Sewing - Learn to Replicate Clothing

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Course description

Learn to copy your favourite garment without damaging it in Sydney.

Got a garment you love and wish you could have it forever?

“Knock it Off” is a course designed to teach those with a good knowledge and understanding of patterns and sewing and how to
recreate your favourite garment.

This comprehensive course covers, paper pattern knowledge, taking critical body measurement
points, measuring garments, drafting and altering patterns and creating a pattern from scratch.

You will also learn handy tips about cutting different fabric types, cutting garments and use of
sewing machines and by the end of the course you will have made a complete garment using all
the skills you have learnt.

This course will have you well on the way to creating replicas of your favourite pieces of clothing
and producing beautiful garments. You will find this course very enjoyable whilst learning a
worthwhile skill for life. Once you have made you have Knocked Off your first garment this course
will have you addicted to trying it on more of your must have pieces!

Course Content
  • Introduction to patternmaking tools of the trade
  • Understanding commercial and custom patterns
  • Body measurements – key measurement points and measuring yourself
  • How to apply your measurements and ease to your custom pattern
  • Skirt blocks – choose from a selection of skirts block to practice your pattern drafting skills
  • Step by step guided demonstration on how to create skirt shape pattern from sample.
  • How to measure the "skirt knock off"and translate it to paper or cardboard
  • Apply your personalized body measurements sheet w ease adjustments
  • Adjust skirt pattern to personalize fit
  • Discuss personal “knock it off” project and fabrications suitable for your project. (please

bring at least two items for project and please be mindful not to tackle a complex
garment to start as we are learning as a group together. Must be woven garments or
stretch wovens only. no knit jersey or lycra garments.)

  • Applying your new skills from measuring and drafting your skirt
  • Measure your custom projects critical measurement points/panels/lengths
  • Start drafting your replica pattern
  • Cutting out garment
  • Sew up, construct and make your garment
Outcomes
  • Learn patternmaking tools of the trade
  • Understand commercial and custom patterns
  • Body measurements –Learn key measurement points and how to measure yourself
  • How to apply your measurements and ease to your custom pattern
  • Learn to draft and grade a pattern from a block
  • Make a complete replica of a favourite garment
Please bring to class
  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Wear closed shoes
  • Bottle of drinking water
  • Food for your lunch

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.