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Introduction to Pattern Drafting Workshop

Learn step-by-step how to create a basic block pattern in this virtual workshop.

After you have watched the Technical Industry Draping Workshop, follow FIDM Advanced Fashion Design Grad Kelly Pudgil as she provides step-by-step instructions on how to create a basic block pattern from your muslin drape.

Meet up with your FIDM Fashion Club, gather the suggested supplies, and watch the video to get an introduction to pattern drafting.

Suggested supplies: 

  • muslin drape from Technical Industry Draping Workshop
  • dotted pattern paper
  • hard manila pattern paper
  • pencil
  • markers
  • pattern scissors
  • 18-inch graph ruler
  • hip curve or variform ruler
  • French curve ruler
  • L-square ruler
  • stapler
  • scotch tape
  • tracing wheel
  • pattern notcher
  • awl or hole punch

Share your creative designs with us on Instagram @FIDMFashionClub with #fidmfashionclub.

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