Posts Tagged: pattern making

Pattern Making at Lill Street

From the Dept. of C-Thru rulers and Scotch Tape: We’re about halfway through “Fashion 101: Drafting From Measurements,” and the student pattern makers are knocking it out of the park! Not only are they not phased by fractions, but many of them are attempting more work than is on the syllabus. The first several weeks have… Read more »

Making Slopers

The tools of the trade: pattern weights, gigantic scissors, pattern-notcher, awl, and blocks For the past 7 weeks, a group of seven dedicated students have been learning to draft patterns. We started from scratch, making our own custom slopers. Slopers are essentially 2-D, flat pattern maps of the body, developed from measurements using rulers. We then… Read more »