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Students will be introduced to the basics of drafting a bodice pattern from scratch and constructing a toile with finished hem and facing(s).  The pattern will function as a template for future pattern drafting and will include drafting a sleeve for more intermediate learners.

Dependent on ability, students can progress on to creating a final garment in the fabric of their choice.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

What do I need to bring?

Pattern paper, card and midweight calico are included in the course fee.

Please bring a note/sketch book and pencils to the first session. Pins, dressmaking shears, PatternMaster, and tailors chalk are desirable but not essential.  Students will need to provide fabric if progressing on to create a finished garment.

Fee Information

£150 for the 10 week block.

These fees are indicative of the 2021-22 costs and may be subject to change

Further Information

This course is scheduled on a Thursday evening 19:30 - 21:30 at our Ware Campus.

How to book

To book on any of our Art & Design leisure courses, please contact our Information Centre on 01992 411411.

The Department will contact you with start-up instructions approximately 1 week before the start of the course.

All our Art & Design Leisure  courses run subject to reaching minimum numbers.  In the event we are unable to run the course you are booked on to, you will be offered a space on an alternative course or a full refund of the course fee.

We endeavour to remove our courses from the website once courses are full, in the unlikely event you are able to submit a booking and pay for a course that is full, you will be offered a space on an alternative course or a full refund of the course fee.

For further information please contact the Information Centre by email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to speak to an advisor please call 01992 411411.


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