Beginners Pattern Cutting & Construction with Mike Griffin
Part time course
January starting dates are now full. Please keep an eye on this page for April dates which will soon be announced
Learn how to create and cut to a pattern to enhance your making skills. This introductory course will take you through step by step the methods in which to create and alter your own patterns and to make garments using your patterns.
What will I learn?
Ever wondered how clothes are made? Have you wanted to make your own
clothes but been stuck at the pattern stage? Then fear not! This introductory
course will take you through step by step the methods in which to create and
alter your own patterns and to make garments using your patterns. You will be
able to create your own pattern blocks, and be taught the various techniques to
draft patterns and to adapt them to create patterns for your own designs. You will
then be able to use your patterns to make a garment with help and support from the
tutor to improve your sewing skills
How will the course be delivered?
The sessions are 3 hours one evening a week
Do I need any experience?
No. Beginners are very welcome. This course is suited to all levels of experience
What do I need to bring to my first class?
A folder or document wallet is useful to keep handouts in. You may want to bring
some paper to take notes during demonstrations. If you want to make garments
for someone else, bring their measurements