Design, Draft and Make: Bomber Jacket (Unisex) - Made-to-Measure

Design, Draft and Make: Bomber Jacket (Unisex) - Made-to-Measure

Here it is, our brand spanking new workshop, from our 'Design, Draft and Make' collection.

 

This is the perfect workshop if you want to learn all the fundamentals of creating a garment from scratch, made-to-measure. From drafting patterns to specific measurements, to designing, fabric sourcing and making up. The total package!

 

Our 'Design, Draft and Make' workshops focus on the following:

 

  • Taking body measurements
  • Drafting a bomber jacket block to your own measurements
  • Designing your bespoke bomber jacket (concentrating on silhouette and design details)
  • Creating a paper pattern from your block of your design
  • Selecting the right fabrics and fastenings (fabric trip)
  • Cutting out your garment correctly 
  • Marking and prepping your garment
  • Interfacings and fastenings
  • Sewing up your garment

 

Day One: 24th April

For the morning session we will focus on body measurements and creating a block for your body shape. Making a toile / muslin of your block for fitting. We will have a group fitting so we can discuss various fit issues, should any arise.

 

In the afternoon we will focus on the bomber jacket design you have in mind and Craig will teach you individually how to create the pattern for your specific design. (It is advisable to come with some visuals to present on day one.)

Once we have created our patterns, Craig will show you have to make a 'layplan' which will help you calculate how much fabric you need to buy for your design.

 

Day Two: 1st May

We will spend the morning fabric shopping at Walthamstow market, where Craig can show you the best fabric stores, and guide you in which fabrics and fastenings are best for your design. A great learning experience in fabrics and their qualities.

We will then return to the studio to cut out our garments, and prep them ready for sewing the following day.

 

Day Three: 8th May

Sewing day! we will spend the whole day constructing your designs, with the option of photographing your designs at the end of the day.

 

We will be changing the garment type in our 'Design, Draft and Make' workshops quarterly.

  • WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

    Bring some pennies for your shopping trip!

  • DO I NEED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION BEFORE I ATTEND?

    No, just turn up on the day!

  • RESCHEDULE & REFUND POLICY:

    You can cancel or amend a booking up to 7 days before your booking date. No Refinds or reschedules outside of this policy.

    We do have some leniency on our door closure policy on this workshop, as you are working on your own designs. Please note that all workshops will finish at the allocated time

    During this workshop, all content is taught at the start of each session. If you are late, we may not be able to go over this content again.

  • WORKSHOP DURATION:

    Each day is 10am - 5pm

  • AGE RESTRICTIONS:

    This workshop is 18 years +

£245.00Price
Date:

020 88005628

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