Creative Pattern Making - Tailored or Draped Designs
We're passionate about what we do and can't wait to share it with you. Below are some of our workshops and classes on offer.
Latest news for Creative Pattern Making Workshops:
Basic Dress Pattern Making and Drape Dress Patterns, all in the same weekend.
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To view available dates, pricing options, book online or purchase gift vouchers for a friend or loved one, please make your selection below and follow the prompts. Suitable for pattern making students with basic to intermediate pattern making skills.
- Studio Faro workshops are now being delivered at a number of different venues. Please refer to your booking confirmation email for the exact location and specific details of your class. Or contact me direct. :)
- Detailed workbooks, all specialist materials and equipment are provided for the scheduled workshops. (Pattern paper, pattern tools and equipment.) Please bring along a sharp pencil, eraser, tape measure, paper scissors, glue stick and your favourite pattern making rulers (if you have any).
- Please feel free to bring any relevant material for the workshop. This may include your favourite idea/design to be considered as we work through the pattern making process. Be aware there are no sewing facilities provided at the studio as a general rule.
- Please wear shoes that cover and protect your feet. It is a workshop environment and we are keen to keep your toes safe. :)
Blog Posts that use my pattern making method for drape patterns:
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
After so many pattern alterations to the first sample pattern, I'm excited to show you how the second sample turned out. Below you can see the pattern alterations (brown paper) I made to the first sample pattern. And I've selected a cotton/linen blend for the second sample. You will find all the first sample and pattern alteration detail in this post: Sampling the Flare and Gather Dress and Pattern Alterations - Flare and Gather Dress Pattern. Keep Reading...
Friday, August 03, 2018
I'm beginning to love this skirt pattern - as long as I can find the right fabric to make it work. Some time last year I made this first sample and learnt a lot about construction issues with drape patterns. You'll find the original Pattern Puzzle post on the well-suited blog - Pattern Puzzle - Waterfall Jersey Skirt. In this post I'll discuss construction and be looking for solutions to some of the issues. Keep Reading...
Thursday, August 02, 2018
This has to be my favourite block! It's the start place for so many of the garments you'll find in your wardrobe. It's the base for woven garments that cover the torso - dresses, corsets, shirts & jackets. Keep Reading...
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