Inspired by couture and want to learn how to make your own beautiful styles?
I’m so thrilled to introduce you to a fabulous pattern cutter and teacher in our first digital draping masterclass collaboration, This live session will be delivered via zoom, and I will be there as host, whilst Theresa teaches you how to drape
About Your teacher
Theresa Hewlett has worked as a freelance pattern cutter/ studio manager for over 35 years , gaining a wealth of knowledge in the fashion and costume industries.
Her illustrious career includes working alongside Zandra Rhodes , Emanuel , Benny Ong, Wallis and River Island amongst others . Alongside her fashion contracts , she’s worked with dance and performance manufacturers leading to working on many TV and theatre shows including Strictly Come Dancing , The Voice, Dancing on Ice and many others .
Theresa is passionate about education and is inspiring the next generations through her work at a major a London college teaching pattern cutting , draping and garment manufacturing .
Her passion is fit and making sewing accessible and she feels extremely blessed working in the creative industry .
During the first part of the class, you’ll the learn the basics of how to get started with draping. You will then learn to drape a top with pleat detailing and an asymmetrical neckline.
Draping allows you to see your pattern taking shape immediately, and is perfect for working with fluid fabrics and created shapes that have lots of pleats or folding. It’s also a great way to make patterns that you cant find anywhere else, and that will fit you better.
During this online masterclass you will learn:-
- How to prep for draping.
- Some basic draping rules
- How to drape a stunning asymmetrical pleated top
- How to use your draped pattern to make a final pattern
- Q & A with two industry experts
Arrived at the class not knowing anything draping…in my head it was a thing that very experienced people did…I now feel inspired to give it a go!