Course in Textile in North America

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A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.

Creative and commercial innovation drive fashion evolution. Developments in the field of textiles -- the various materials and fabrics used to make clothing -- are a vital part of the fashion world.

The United States of America commonly called the United States, is a federal republic consisting of fifty states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C. are in first North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in northwestern North America, west of Canada and east of Russia across the Bering Strait, and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-North Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean.

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Beginners Sartorial Course

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Full time 2 weeks August 2017 USA Manhattan

This course teaches the basics of made-to-measure pattern making, cutting, dressmaking, and construction. This system was devised By Laura Congia (Italian fashion designer and dressmaker). [+]

Course Studies in Textile in North America 2017. This course teaches the basics of made-to-measure pattern making, cutting, dressmaking, and construction. This system was devised By Laura Congia (Italian fashion designer and dressmaker). In this class you will be guided step by step through the different stages of garment creation: from taking measurements to drawing the paper pattern and the final dressmaking. What you'll learn Fabrication Taking proper body measurements Creation of a made-to-measure paper pattern Pattern layout, pinning and cutting Construction techniques Zipper insertion Pressing and finishing Hand-stitched appliqués 8-Session short course (2 weeks, 65 Hours): Monday Aug 22nd 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday Aug 23rd 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday Aug 25th 10:00am - 5:00pm Friday Aug 26th 10:00am - 5:00pm Monday Aug 29th 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday Aug 30th 10:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday Aug 31st 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday Sept 1st 10:00am - 5:00pm Tools & Supplies Fabric (muslin/toile) Pattern paper Rulers (L-square, hip curve, French curve) Measuring tape Fabric scissors Paper cutting Scissors Thread Pins Seam ripper Hand needles​ Prerequisites: Some sewing machine experience. Instructor Laura Congia is a distinguished Italian professional fashion designer, custom dressmaker and fashion school director. She has a genuine passion for fashion and feels privileged to instruct students wishing to learn the art of dressmaking "Made in Italy". In this culturally and emotionally rich intensive class, her objective is to prepare students for success in the competitive world of fashion through in-depth training. [-]

Draping, Drafting & Dressmaking Techniques

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 3 months July 2017 USA Manhattan

This 3-month course reveals the basic and more advanced skills you need to become an accomplished dress-maker. Build your knowledge, or expand your current dress-making skills. You'll learn to drape and draft custom dress patterns from scratch, just like the ateliers. [+]

This 3-month course reveals the basic and more advanced skills you need to become an accomplished dress-maker. Build your knowledge, or expand your current dress-making skills. You'll learn to drape and draft custom dress patterns from scratch, just like the ateliers. Prove your patterns with a toille (muslin). Then you'll learn various construction techniques to complete your original dresses. And finally, you'll properly fit and adjust the dresses (and pattern) according to the measurements and body type, using foolproof fitting and alteration techniques. You'll be the total dress maker! Skills & Techniques Learn A New Designer Dress Style Each Month! Learn about fabrics and notions needed for dressmaking Learn to measure a body properly Learn to create custom fit dress patterns Learn to make toilles (test muslins) Learn to complete production-ready patterns Learn to prepare fabric for layout, cutting and marking Learn construction techniques (zipper insertion, set in sleeves, etc.) Learn proper pressing and finishing techniques Course runs Tuesday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Course Duration: 3 hours, once per week + Open lab time Fabric & Supplies Fashion fabric (3 yards) Muslin fabric (5 yards) Measuring tape Fabric scissors Paper-Cutting Scissors Thread Pins Seam Ripper Hand Needles Dot Pattern Paper Mechanical Pencil Clear Ruler L Square Ruler Hip Curve Ruler French Curve Ruler Magic Tape Prerequisites Some sewing experience If none, 6-Week Dressmaking class recommended [-]

Pattern-Making & Draping

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 8 weeks July 2017 USA Manhattan

Learn how to create block sloper patterns using flat pattern-making techniques together with art form of draping. This course will give you all the basic skills you need to create bodices, sleeves, skirts and dresses. [+]

Course Studies in Textile in North America 2017. Learn how to create block sloper patterns using flat pattern-making techniques together with art form of draping. This course will give you all the basic skills you need to create bodices, sleeves, skirts and dresses. On an industry dressform, you'll learn how to measure a body properly and create garments using draping skills and techniques. Then learn how to do simple changes to a basic pattern, aka the sloper (the fashion term for your basic pattern block). This 8-week course is ideal for those beginners or experienced sewers who lack this technical training. Within 8 weeks, you will build a foundation of slopers and pattern-making understanding that you will be able to utilize once you have completed the course. Once you master this art, design to your heart's content! Some designers perfect their work on the table using flat pattern alone. But you'll also learn the excitement of designing in 3D and seeing your ideas come to life right in front of your eyes through draping! Course runs Tuesday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Skills & Techniques Learn to accurately measure and fit the body form Understand the fundamental concepts of draping on a dress form Drape basic bodices, skirts, dresses Explore draping techniques Learn to draft personal slopers (block patterns) for bodice, skirt, sleeves, etc Learn to make pattern adjustments and alterations Complete finished production patterns Fabric & Supplies Muslin fabric (5 yards) Measuring tape Fabric scissors Paper-Cutting Scissors Thread Pins Seam Ripper Hand Needles Dot Pattern Paper Mechanical Pencil Clear Ruler L Square Ruler Hip Curve Ruler French Curve Ruler Magic Tape Prerequisites Some sewing experience If none, 3-hour Learn to Sew in a Day class recommended [-]