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Draping Fundamentals at Pacific Design Academy


This 12 session introductory course explores the three-dimensional draping approach to executing basic garment design. Fundamental draping procedures and the importance of grain, balance and construction will be covered. While practicing design development techniques on the dress form, students develop a sense of fit, proportion, silhouette, and style.
*This course has been designed for those with some prior garment construction experience. No previous draping experience is necessary.

Course Topics:

  • Fabric Characteristics and Terminology
  • Draping Principles and Techniques
  • Basic Dress Foundation and Dart Manipulation
  • Draped Bodice and Skirt Designs

*Reference material, drafting paper and some supplies will be provided but students will need to bring the following items:

  • HB pencil
  • 2" x 18" grid ruler
  • Muslin
  • ¼" black twill tape
  • A detailed supply list for this course will be provided upon registration.

Course Length: 6 weeks long, 36 hours instructional time.

Start Date: Next classes begin February, 2017.
We will be posting exact dates soon.

Time: 5:30-8:30pm. Days: Twice a week, days set when dates decided.

Fee: $495.00

Unfortunately, classes with insufficient registration will be cancelled. Should this occur, a full refund will be issued. So don't delay, register today!

Please call 250-383-3631 for more information.

Instructor


Alexandra Morgan

Ashley Lett


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Course Breakdown


Class 1 - Draping Principles and Skills
The Dress Form, Tools, and Draping Terminology
Draping and Fit Experimentation


Class 2 - The Basic Bodice: Front and Back Drape


Class 3 - The Basic Bodice: Front and Back Drape


Class 4 - The Basic Fitted Skirt: Front and Back Drape


Class 5 - The Basic Fitted Skirt: Front and Back Drape

Class 6 - The Sleeve: Draft and Test

Class 7 - The Torso Bodice: Front and Back Drape


Class 8 - The Torso Bodice: Front and Back Drape


Class 9 - Bodice and Blouse Designs


Class 10 - Bodice and Blouse Designs


Class 11 - Skirt Designs


Class 12 - Skirt Designs