Pattern cut a Sleeve block | Sewing Workshop - 2 days
To compliment your Bodice Block in our pattern cutting workshops, please come and join us in Stratford Upon Avon for a two day sewing workshop of pattern cutting heaven with our in-depth sleeve fitting.
Learning to draft your own patterns gives you the freedom to create your own designs for the clothes you really want to wear.
The first step is to create a well fitting block that will act as the foundation for other designs.
A block or sloper is the basic template that is used to alter and adapt into a finished pattern for you to use to make up a garment.
Using your well fitting bodice block you will learn to draft a sleeve to fit that particular bodice. But the method will remain the same whatever bodice you want to draft for, so any fitting issues or adjustments are catered for straight away.
This is the Blueprint of You.
In this workshop you will learn how to take accurate measurements to draft a one piece sleeve block to fit an existing bodice block that you have already created. You will then take a first pattern from the block and sew it up into the calico toile of your bodice. Any alterations can then be made to the pattern to ensure that the sleeve and bodice work together to provide the perfect basis for you to draft your own pattern designs.
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