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A collage of pattern
Wed 19 Jan 2022 - Wed 30 Mar 2022
Pattern Cutting Intermediate Online Course
Craft
Workshop
Online event
Event organiser:
Swarthmore Education Centre

with Alison Monroe  

Who is the course aimed at?
Intermediate pattern cutters. Students must already have the skirt, bodice and sleeve block, and have drafted some basic patterns from these blocks

What will students have learnt by the end of the course?

Develop techniques that include various sleeve and bodice styles, necklines and collars and drafting a final pattern that demonstrates confidence in adapting to bodice designs.

Do students need any skills, experience or qualifications before joining the course?
You will have completed the Introduction AND Step Up Pattern Cutting course online at Swarthmore. OR You must have the skirt, bodice and sleeve block already, and have drafted some basic patterns from these blocks, as it naturally follows on from the Step Up Pattern Cutting course. Dressmaking/sewing experience will be an advantage as you are drafting, you will also consider construction methods when toiling for fit and make appropriate adjustments to the patterns.

What equipment and materials will students need for the course?
Pattern master
Pencils
Rubbers
Coloured Pens
Pattern paper
Scissors
Awl
Tracing wheel
Craft mat

What activities will the students take part in and how will the course be structured?
Online practical work.
Tutor demonstrations, handouts and live support and guidance with live demos.

What is expected of students in terms of personal or time commitment?
The course is very structured requiring a good level of concentration, therefore attendance is crucial. Students are expected to attend all sessions, and if they can't make it to inform the class tutor or centre as soon as possible. Students will also be expected to record their learning and progress with the support of their tutor. In some cases homework may be set.

How will students learning be assessed and reviewed?
Learners will complete an individual learning plan (ILP) after discussion with tutor. Continuous assessment of progress throughout the course, by observation and discussion. Progress will be recorded on ILPs. Students will complete an individual diary to record their learning each week. Students will recieve verbal and written feedback from their tutor.

What could students go onto to after they have finished the course?
Enrol on a higher level, advanced pattern cutting course which will further advancing your skills in pattern cutting. Students may also look into a career in this area of expertise.

How will students say what they think about the course?
Feedback can be given verbally to the tutor/curriculum manager or via email to info@swarthmore.org.uk. Feedback forms can be found on our website. Students also complete an end of course review.

    Date
    Wed 19 Jan 2022 - Wed 30 Mar 2022
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    Wed 19 Jan 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Wed 26 Jan 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Wed 02 Feb 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Wed 09 Feb 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Wed 16 Feb 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Wed 23 Feb 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Wed 02 Mar 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Wed 09 Mar 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Wed 16 Mar 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Wed 23 Mar 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Wed 30 Mar 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Ticket price

    £
    10
    £
    85

    For online courses, please make sure you join the Welcome Class as soon as possible as this gives you access to your chosen online class.

    If you require further information regarding this, or any other course, please contact our Student Support Team on 0113 2432210 / info@swarthmore.org.uk

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