Rewatch over 10 hours of virtual workshops on how to draft an underwire bra pattern, bra fitting 101, how to draft an panty sloper, how to drape a bralette, and fundamentals of grading a bralette.
How To Draft An Underwire Bra Pattern
Students will learn how to make draft the frame and band of an underwire bra pattern, the purpose of an underwire, types of underwire, sister sizing, construction techniques and more. Please note that this workshop will only cover drafting and construction, not fit.
Bra Fitting 101
Learn how to measure yourself, what is a good and bad fit, how to properly put on a bra, and more, but how to adjust your pattern to correct fit issues. This Bra Fitting 101 is centered on sewing, not RTW, but you can definitely apply the course to your RTW bra fitting.
How To Draft A Panty Pattern
Learn how to draft a basic panty sloper. Having a good sloper is key to having a pair of panties that fit YOU. In this virtual class, I will demonstrate how to draft a pattern from measurements, how to measure yourself in order to complete the draft, how to account for stretch and non stretch fabrics, how to use your sloper for pattern manipulation for different styles. I’ll also be answering modification you can make to prevent the wedgie.
How To Drape A Bralette
Learn how to drape a bralette pattern and to develop a flat pattern from it. In 3 hours, I’ll discuss how to choose a mannequins/dress forms for draping, how to pick the best bralette style for different shapes, determining fabrics to use for draping, marking design lines, draping a bralette from start to finishing, truing + transferring a drape to a flat pattern.
How To Grade A Bra or A Bralette
Learn the fundamentals of hand grading a bra or bralette, grade rules, and how to apply a grade to each pattern piece to grade one size up and one size down.