Pattern Cutting (Beginners)

Draft your own Skirt Block

This will be your first step towards designing your own garments and drafting your patterns. Once you have mastered the basic Pattern Cutting techniques, you will be well on your way to creating those wonderful designs that you have always dreamed of!

This is an intensive one day course on which you will learn the basic principles of Pattern Cutting.

You will be taught how to draft your own personal Skirt Block from which you will make a calico trial garment (toile) to perfect the fit.

Skirt Toile – Back


Skirt Toile – Front











I will show you how to adapt your basic skirt block so that you can create patterns for your own unique designs that will fit you perfectly.

You will learn how to create various skirt shapes and produce patterns for waistbands and facings.


On this course you will learn how to:

  • Record personal body measurements.
  • Draft your own skirt block
  • Cut out and construct a skirt toile.
  • Recognise and remedy fitting problems.
  • Develop techniques to produce own designs.

Course Cost:  £65

No further costs are added – pattern paper, calico and use of all equipment. are included in the cost.

Course  Times:
10.00 am to 5.00 pm.