Are you a a keen sewer with a few dressmaking projects under your belt, willing to expand your understanding of how patterns are drafted? Do you wish to learn how to draft a basic bodice block you will be able to use as a template to create endless designs? Do you wish to be able to create patterns that will require a minimal amount of alterations? Then this course ifs for you!

With the help of our expert tutors, you will be guided through the process of drafting a basic bodice block based on your own measurements and take away a block to create patterns that fit you like a glove!

The course will consist of two sessions with some homework in between.

Session 1

  • Taking accurate measurements
  • Drafting the block following your measurements


Cutting out and sewing the toile (test garment) together

Session 2

  • Checking the toile’s fit and making any necessary alterations
  • Transferring the alterations to the block
  • Cutting and sewing the final toile

What to Bring

2 metres of calico fabric. All other tools and equipment will be provided.

* Please arrive 5 minutes early to ensure prompt start and to make the most of your class.

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Dates, Times & Bookings

Tuesdays 18th & 25th July 2017, 6:30pm-9:30pm, Please contact us to register your interest in further dates and be notified when new ones are released.