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Pattern Drafting Course - Bodice Designs


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Description

Thread Den's pattern drafting program is designed to enable you to be creating and producing garments designed by you. Learning to pattern draft will open up a world of unique style and creativity that you will have for a lifetime.

Our program is made up of individual courses: 

  1. The Skirt - six week course - next in 2019
  2. The Bodice- next in January 2019
  3. The Torso - next in 2019

Bodice designs stop like a shirt, Torso drafting includes full garments like dresses and jumpsuits.


Delivered and designed by My Best Friend Jen, our workshops are social and designed for modern guys and girls who want to develop a creative passion. Our pattern drafting program is ideal for individuals who have been sewing from commercial sewing patterns, understand the pattern markings and have a grasp on sewing terminology.  The workshop schedule for each includes pattern drafting lessons, not sewing sessions. To make the most of your course, you want to allow for time to make toiles of your drafted patterns.

Over the 21 hour course students will:

  • Draft and fit a bodice block to your own measurements
  • Learn about darts
  • Draft princess seams
  • Create different sleeve styles
  • Enhance designs with different pockets, zips, other closures, necklines, facings and more

We utilise a number of techniques; working on calico, pattern paper, cardboard, full size and in third size scale. You will build up a reference tool that you will have for a lifetime of pattern drafting.


Workshop skill levels explained – click here.

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What you will learn
  • Draft and fit a bodice block to your own measurements
  • Learn about darts and princess seams
  • Enhance designs with different pockets, zips, other closures, necklines, facings and more
What you will get
  • A fitted bodice block
  • You will build a reference tool full of notes, patterns, samples and references
Parking Info
  • Level 1, 329 Brunswick St, Fitzroy. Look for the red door.
  • Most Brunswick St parking is ticketed & max' 2hrs. However, longer time parking is available in the paid Coles Car Park.
  • Public Transport is the ideal way to get here - jump on the 11 tram & get off at Johnston St.

What to bring
  • For toiles, students will need calico
  • Course kit (list provided at booking confirmation)
  • A3 Blank Page Journal
What to wear

smart casual

Appropriate for

✄✄✄ Sewing enthusiasts familiar with patterns, understand some terminology and pattern markings


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Thread Den

Vendor since 2013

Learn to sew and make your own clothes.

Located on Melbourne's vibrant Brunswick street, in Fitzroy. At Thread Den you can start at the very beginning, take your skills to the next level, and find your own unique style.

At Thread Den it's just like a friend (a super nice clever one) teaching you and a few friends to sew. There is no need to clear off a space and find somewhere to work at home. When you come in; take advantage of having all the equipment on hand, lovely big cutting tables, smooth running Janomes with plenty of feet accessories, inspiring resources, and friendly people to chat to. Everything is right here. 

Students simply need to bring along their fabric, matching thread and notions like buttons, zips, etc.  Your teachers have years of experience, their own labels and businesses, and the desire to share their skills and craftsmanship with you.


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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellations or Request for Change:

  1. Participants may request a transfer to their booking without penalty up until seven (7) days prior to the course or workshop start date.
  2. Participants cancelling their booking up until seven (7) days prior to the course or workshop start date will receive a refund less a $10 administration fee.
  3. Requests to change received less than 7 days before an event will incur a 30% administration fee (including GST).
  4. Requests to cancel received less than 7 days before an event will receive a partial refund – incurring a 30% administration fee (including GST).
  5. Cancellation or requests to transfer received the day before, the day of, or after a course start will not be eligible for a refund, are not eligible for transfer, and are not eligible for credit towards another course.
  6. Bookings (without date changes) are fully transferrable to another person without incurring any penalty.

Notice periods above are based on your original booking date, if a transfer has been made, the notice periods do not reset.

Any refunds are made to the original method of payment.

Last updated 22nd May 2019.

This policy is available for viewing on our website - https://threadden.com/about/bookings-and-cancellations-policy/ 

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Terms & Conditions

We require full payment to be made at the time of booking to secure your place. Payment can be made conveniently online with credit card, or at the studio in cash, EFT or credit card.

Unfortunately, we can’t tentatively hold or pencil in places without payment.

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Cathy

27 May 2018 • Pattern Drafting Course - Bodice Designs

A most informative course, which set out pattern drafting in a way that can be easily understood. Plenty of resources on offer to assist with developing knowledge and confidence. I am very happy with my fitted bodice block which I can use to draft my own dresses and blouses, or as a base for other patterns to ensure a perfect fit. I look forward to the next part of the pattern drafting trilogy offered by Thread Den.

Emily

22 June 2017 • Pattern Drafting Course - Bodice Designs

Great class! I learnt how to draft and manipulate a bodice pattern. I was able to draft my own design and get help on how to make it work and fit my body.

Cathy

30 May 2016 • Pattern Drafting Course - Bodice Designs

This class was 7 Thursday evenings long and covered shirt drafting in depth. I came away with my own bodice block that I can manipulate to create any sort of shirt or blouse, including the cuffs and the collars so that anything I make from the block is exactly my size. And even if I change measurements, I now know how to adjust the block for this.