The Advanced Bodice - An intensive introduction

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The Advanced Bodice - An intensive introduction

from 390.00

This course is suited to those who have undertaken the basic bodice intensive course or have an existing knowledge of basic bodice pattern making

Many fashion students and small fashion businesses find this one of the most beneficial courses we do! It enables you to create any style you can conceive with the expert knowledge you will obtain from this course.

The ADVANCED BODICE course has been created to explore more experimental  designs and advanced your pattern making skills. This is a wonderful program for those wanting to advance their pattern making and sewing knowledge.

During the 4 lesson course you will learn to draft patterns that include the draped cowl bodice, the wrap bodice, asymmetric designs as well as the key techniques employed in using the basic bodice and sleeve block to create shirts and shirt dress options.

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Week 1:      TUESDAY AUGUST 6th  6-9pm

Week 2:        TUESDAY AUGUST 13th   6-9pm

Week 3:        TUESDAY AUGUST 20th 6-9pm

Week 3:      TUESDAY AUGUST 27th  6-9pm

Course cost

$450             Full fee
$400           Concession with current student card

Payment Options

PAY PAL and EFT available

We provide you with

Cardboard bodice & sleeve block, which you keep
Glossary of terms
Handouts of advanced pattern making techniques
Pattern making paper for class exercises
Long rulers to use during class time

Please bring with you

Pens, Pencils, Eraser, Masking tape, Small ruler(s), Set square if available, Paper scissors, Pins

Course content

  • Understanding advanced and basic pattern making terminology

  • Techniques to create drape & flare options

  • The wrap bodice, creating wrap and tie design variations

  • Asymmetrical bodice options, using the bodice block to explore advanced techniques

  • The shirt, creating button plackets, yokes, back pleats, cuffs and collars

  • Extending the wrap top or shirt into exciting design options