The best industry-led pattern making classes available to the public

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Why enrol in the pattern making class?

The Pattern Making Class Melbourne has been created to cater for the overwhelming demand of individuals and creative industries to learn, re-skill and advance their pattern making knowledge in all styles of clothing.

Our other business, rbpatterns.com.au offers the most experienced freelance pattern making services in the Australian Fashion Industry. As well as pattern making both Glen and Scott have been teaching in the tertiary space for over 20 years. Read about us here.

All skill levels welcome and encouraged.

At The Pattern Making Class we are confident that regardless of your skill level, there will be a course that furthers your knowledge or sparks your interest.

Beginner Classes

Recommended for beginners and those with a basic pattern making knowledge who want to:

- Evolve basic knowledge and techniques.

- Are interested in making clothes and drafting patterns.

- Need extra personalised help to extend their pattern making skills.

- Kick-start their student portfolio.

- Love to sew but are sick of confusing commercial patterns that never fit.

- Sick of the FAST FASHION system and would like to take a more sustainable approach with their wardrobe.

Making the Bodice Block - Yarraville

Fitting Techniques - Yarraville

Making the Bodice Block - Collingwood

Advanced Classes

Recommended for intermediate to advanced pattern makers who want to:

- Refresh their skills or extend their knowledge further.

- Want specialised attention and knowledgeable tutoring in a more intimate environment.

- Want to further their skills before heading into the industry by refreshing or extending their technical knowledge and vocabulary.

- Designers who want to take their pattern making in house to be more exploratory.

- Individuals who have been sewing for some time and feel they could extend their skill level more by pushing into new garment types.

Advanced Bodice - Collingwood

Making the Bodice Block - Yarraville

Fitting Techniques - Yarraville

Tailoring - Yarraville

Making the Bodice Block - Collingwood

Grading - Yarraville

Block Shop

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The Experience

I haven’t stopped raving about Scott and Glen since I first met them. Now I’m doing the same about their bodice class. We were taken step by step through the process of creating a “standard” pattern then shown how to alter it specifically to our own measurements. I was able to follow it and create it during the class as well as replicate it on my own. I have since booked in for more classes.

Hello Bride

I loved this class, as a self-taught sewer and maker, it was fantastic to learn the foundation skills to draft my own patterns to fit. Glenn and Scott share so many tips and tricks they've learnt over their years working as professional pattern-makers, and that really makes the class so much more useful. They are both wonderful, generous and engaging teachers that made the workshop fun and highly informative. For anyone interested in the hands-on skills of the fashion industry, these guys are a must!

Jodie

I've just completed the bodice introduction classes. Scott was my teacher and he was great! Clearly very experienced, he explained things well and gave additional little tid bits along the way which were very helpful. We got straight into things and from the very first class we had practical skills we could immediately apply. I have already enrolled to do the advanced bodice classes and look forward to also doing skirt, pant etc soon after. The classes are small and friendly and the premises of the classes is really cool. Thank you Scott for all your help so far, looking forward to my next round of classes.

Dionne

What a wonderful experience for all levels of knowledge. Glen is a delight and I would recommend to anyone, student, home sewer, professional looking to learn a new skill or update and refresh your existing skill base. Thank you so much Glen and Scott for sharing your knowledge and wisdom. I will definitely be returning for more classes.

Melinda

The Pattern Making Class is housed in a professional pattern studio in Yarraville, just 6 kilometres from the CBD and very easily accessed via both the Westagate Freeway, Dynon & Footscray Roads.

We are also thrilled to announce an incredible partnership with LCI Melbourne in Oxford St, Collingwood.

When we are not teaching, we are busy making patterns for our wholesale fashion clients.

The industrial warehouse space will afford you plenty of space to draft and cut out your patterns. We keep class sizes small so everyone gets attention and has room to be creative.

You will be learning in an established business environment, affording you the opportunity to see how it all works.

We will provide you with key essentials such as large drafting tables, industry quality large scale pattern making paper and cardboard blocks relevant to the course you choose. The specific block(s) used in each course are for you to take home.

Our Collingwood Location

LCI Melbourne,

150 Oxford St,

Collingwood 3066

Our Yarraville Location

Sugarhill Business Park

24/15 Earsdon St,

Yarraville 3013