Understanding the importance of the correlation of fit and flat patternmaking techniques are the foundations that are essential in the success of a fashion designer. Patternmaking is the art of technically translating the designer’s illustration or sketch into a two-dimensional blueprint that will be used to communicate how a garment will be constructed. This comprehensive Basic Patternmaking course covers from the correct usage of patternmaking tools, accurately measuring the female body, the disciplines in precisely drafting the basic and different kinds of skirt and bodice style lines, set-in sleeves, collars, extensions and plackets, and various necklines.
Advanced Patternmaking is an extensive study in dart manipulation techniques, variations of the sleeves, drafting the bias bodice and the swimsuit, several applications of the cowl and twist, and the construction of the blazers and pants.
HAUTE COUTURE TECHNIQUES
Expanding the realization of Haute Couture Techniques in garments by investigating into various techniques in draping, corsetry, lace sculpting, Japanese style structured patterns, fabric manipulation, and the creation of our very own “The Philippines Terno”.