Create Your Own Tailored Jacket 1
Level 2

Create Your Own Tailored Jacket 1

ACE214 Create Your Own Tailored Jacket 1

  • Course code

    ACE214

  • Locations and dates

    No start dates are currently available. Apply to be informed when new dates are added.
  • Credits

    2

Students will learn the basic skills / techniques used to draft their own individually fitted jacket block.

This workshop will involve drafting a jacket pattern from scratch for individual body measurements. Jackets will then be fitted and altered (if required). Students will go on to create / style the collar and revere along with the two-piece sleeve block.  Tailoring techniques will be used throughout.

Please note, you need some sewing and block pattern making experience to do this course. If you are unsure about your level of ability, please contact the tutor, Larisse, on larisse@larissehall.co.nz.

Students will draft a fitted jacket. Learning both tailored pattern drafting and construction techniques. They will also learn why such techniques are used and how it applies to the body when 'fitting' (for both comfort and movement of the jacket when worn). Individually fitting their jackets to achieve the best fit for themselves.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Draft a tailored jacket block, including fitting the jacket to personal requirements.
  • Draft a tailored two-piece sleeve block
  • Design and draft a collar and revere
  • Have an overall understanding of tailoring and the techniques involved to achieve both a better fit and a higher quality finish.

Learning and teaching approaches

 Using direct demonstrations for the students to follow, along with handouts and individual advice, as needed each step of the way. Always allowing a student to work at their individual pace to ensure retention of ideas / techniques as suits them. If needed, approaching the learning objective from another angle to ensure understanding.

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