2 Day Course – 17th & 18th September 2016
What is the straight of grain? What makes it so important when cutting garments,, how does it affect the fit, the drape and the appearance when it is cut in the right or wrong way? The art of cutting out is about a deeper understanding of the woven materials we are working with when making clothes. Looking at top fabrics (plain, patterned or napped fabrics) and possible interlinings and their interaction. How to calculate the amount of fabric needed and how to use it in the most efficient way? Students will work examples on the do’s and don’ts of cutting out and study the drape use of fabrics on extant garments from the School Collection.
TUTOR – Melanie Braun