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Vivienne Drape Dress Pattern - 'In An Afternoon!'


Next Available: 19 Nov 1:00PM
4.0 hours

Description

This afternoon workshop is an opportunity to work through one of Studio Faro's most popular #PatternPuzzles and cut a Vivienne Drape Dress pattern for your own use.  This is my chance to share the pattern making methods behind my drape designs and many other designs on my blog well-suited.

Starting with my industry ready fitted block, students will work to their nearest size to create a drape pattern.  Using professional materials and equipment you will all make a detailed pattern plan (to keep) for the development of your drape dress pattern.  Then students will trace the drape pattern and use either the 'cut & paste' or pivoting technique to complete the next stage of the pattern.  These pattern developments include a cowl drape neckline and seamed cowl skirt.

There will be demonstrations and discussions around the use of bias grain in drape patterns and the specific transfer of dart allownence when making drape patterns.  All stages of this process are demonstrated by me and samples are available for students to inspect.  There will be discussion about the effective use of grain for these patterns and a clear order of construction (sewing) for you to use at home.

All students will leave the workshop with a completed pattern and receive a detailed worksheet covering the afternoons training and more. Pattern making materials and equipment are provided for use at the studio during the workshop at no extra charge.  

This workshop does not include sewing or the detail of achieving your own personal fit; but focusses on pattern making adaptations for these drape patterns. Achieving your own personal fit blocks is covered in my Personal Block Development Workshops.

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Class Schedule

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

What you will learn
  • How to work with my Fitted Dress Block to cut this inspiring drape pattern.
  • How to transfer dart allowances to create original drape in your patterns.
  • The pattern making techniques required to achieve drape patterns with woven fabrics.
What you will get
  • Expert tuition from an experienced teacher!
  • You will gain confidence in your creative and technical pattern making decisions.
  • You will leave with a completed Vivienne Drape Dress pattern ready for your first sample make.
  • A clear understanding of the use of bias grain in your drape patterns.
  • A materials and suppliers listing featuring Anita's favourite sources.
  • A detailed worksheet covering all the days training.
  • The order of construction (sewing) for this interesting drape dress design.
  • With this knowledge you will be able to take advantage of many of the Pattern Puzzle blog posts.

What to bring
  • Your enthusiasm!
  • All materials and equipment are provided by studio faro for the workshop. Please feel free to bring your favourite pencil or pattern making equipment.
  • Any drape dress designs that fascinate you as a designer. There is time for you to ask questions during the session.
What to wear

Please wear shoes that cover and protect your feet. It's a workshop environment and we're keen to keep your toes safe. :)

Appropriate for

Suitable for students with good sewing skills and a basic understanding of pattern making.


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Studio Faro

Vendor sincce 2015

Studio Faro is a commercial and educational outfit, run by Anita McAdam, that specialises in fashion design and pattern making.

These workshops are a reflection of Anita's background and the demands of the fashion industry workroom. 

'By running these workshops I hope to share my love of design and pattern making.  Years of teaching and commercial practice have gifted me with a wealth of knowledge.  Come get some!

Check out the blog (well-suited) on the website for more design and pattern madness. :)

All workshops are available for private booking and perfect for a minimum of 6 students; so get your friends together and email me to schedule your private workshop.  Anita :) enquiries@studiofaro.com

June 2017:  I'm currently moving my studio to rural New South Wales.  As I'll be located in the centre of the state I'm hoping to expand my workshops beyond Sydney to take in Melbourne, Wagga Wagga, Canberra and towns in the Riverina area.  Let me know if you'd like a Studio Faro Creative Pattern Making class in your area.  The first of the Sydney-based classes should be re-scheduled by August.  Checkout the website for the latest news. 

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

Refunds

  • You may request to withdraw from a class up to 7 working days prior to the commencement of a class. You will be charged a 10% administration fee if you cancel in less than 7 days.
  • In some instances bookings can be transferred to other class.
  • There is no refund if you withdraw within 48hours of the start of the class.
  • Requests for refunds should be made via email to Studio Faro (enquiries@studiofaro.com).

Transfers

  • You may request to transfer from one class to another up 7 days prior to the commencement of a class.
  • Requests for transfers must be made via email to Studio Faro.

Absences: There are no refunds, transfers or substitutions if you miss a class without making prior arrangements as above.

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Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions

CLASS BOOKING DETAILS

Booking Information - please read carefully.

Before booking please check the class information on the website to ensure places are available in your chosen class.

Who can book?

  • No qualifications or pre-requisites are necessary unless specified in the class description.
  • Classes are available to anyone over the age of 16 years.
  • For applicants under 18 years of age registration must be accompanied by an email granting permission from a parent or guardian.
  • My WWC number is : WWC1142947E

How to BOOK:

  • Bookings can be made via the website using a paypal or a credit card.
  • If you’re unable to pay by these methods please contact me (enquiries@studiofaro.com) directly to arrange an EFT payment.
  • Class fees must be paid in full to confirm a place in all classes.
  • Payment by cheque or bank transfer is accepted:
  • Bank cheques payable to Anita McAdam Designs.
  • Electronic transfer: Commonwealth – 062212 - Anita L McAdam - 10281356

STUDIO FARO CLASSES – TERMS & CONDITIONS

Class Cancellation

  • Studio Faro reserves the right to cancel or postpone any class due to under-enrolment. In this case, you will receive a full refund or transfer to another class.
  • Studio Faro reserves the right to amend any class, schedule, location or tutor listed on the website before or during the class.
  • Studio Faro retains the right to remove any disruptive student from the class if it is considered that their behaviour is impacting in a detrimental way on the learning experience of the other students. There will be no refund of class fees in this instance.

Refunds

  • You may request to withdraw from a class up to 7 working days prior to the commencement of a class. You will be charged a 10% administration fee if you cancel in less than 7 days.
  • In some instances bookings can be transferred to other class.
  • There is no refund if you withdraw within 48hours of the start of the class.
  • Requests for refunds should be made via email to Studio Faro (enquiries@studiofaro.com).

Transfers

  • You may request to transfer from one class to another up 7 days prior to the commencement of a class.
  • Requests for transfers must be made via email to Studio Faro.

Absences: There are no refunds, transfers or substitutions if you miss a class.  Studio Faro cannot accept responsibility for changes in your personal or work circumstances.

What do I Bring?

All materials and equipment required for the class are listed in the class description on the website.

Occupational Health & Safety

  • Studio Faro students must comply with the health and safety regulations. Please notify the Director of Studio Faro at enquiries@studiofaro.com of any existing medical condition or disability that may affect your participation in a class.
  • Students are required to wear closed toe shoes for safety in the workroom.

Parking

Parking will vary from location to location.  Please refer to the individual class description for this information.

PRIVACY

No personal information will be disclosed outside Studio Faro without your consent, except where required by law.

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Caleela

01 February 2017 • Vivienne Drape Dress Pattern - 'In An Afternoon!'

The excellent magic of drape with attitude.

Sandra

09 June 2016 • Vivienne Drape Dress Pattern - 'In An Afternoon!'

A truly wonderful experience! Great pace, engaging and very skilled instructor, plus detailed workbook and pattern to take away. So much information and a unique dress that I will definitely wear. These pattern puzzle classes are lots of fun and the instructor is very generous with her time, studio resources and knowledge.