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 »