March 2017 courses:
DEMONTFORT UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AT THE INNOVATION CENTRE IN LEICESTER IN THE UK
All courses are designed and given by David Morris, short courses can also be custom built for your product and delivered on your site in the UK or worldwide. Please contact him for more information.
Core Bra, Pattern Cutting & Grading - 6-7th March
This course starts with developing key pattern blocks then restyling, This session will cover wired and non wired bras with an emphasis on core grading.
Plus Fit Bra, Pattern Cutting & Grading - 8-9th March
This focuses on patterns, fit and grading with three current popular styles examined. In this course wire technology is a key feature.
Technical Bra Fitting Course - 10th * March
This fit day includes defining you models correct commercial size and understanding what creates a good or bad fit. It also covers communicating fit corrections to your factories, getting good outcomes from fitting sessions and solving material, sizing pattern and grading issues.
Bodies & Briefs, Pattern Cutting & Grading - 13-14th March
This course starts with basic stretch and rigid blocks. It looks at the European pantie fit as the favoured choice of retailers and the demand for fashion bodies.
Swimwear, Pattern Cutting & Grading - 15-16th March
The swimwear course covers core and plus fit styles from basics through to complex bikinis, suits and tankinis and their grading.
Menswear Size Grading 28th * March
This course is new and will cover commercial grade rules, how grades are applied to patterns, along with specification sheets and tolerances, and how grade rules apply to garment fits
Each Course Listed is £250 and the one day course is £125. If you wish to book for want more information please head to iatechnical and click on the book now button to secure your place.
LINGERIE COURSES AT THE LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION IN THE UK
Starting this Summer and with some running throughout the year, the London College of Fashion are offering some awesome courses.
1.STRUCTURED BRA MAKING: Simplifying the mystery of bra making, you'll learn how to cut out and construct a series of structured bras. These will include: a non-wired full cup bra, an under-wired padded bra and a non-padded darted bra.
The first course starts on 22nd August and three more are available until April with one running just on Saturdays. It's £575 and I would recommend that you are at Intermediate level.
2. BRA PATTERN CUTTING: This course introduces you to the specialised area of bra pattern cutting delivered from our dedicated contour department at Curtain Road. You’ll start by investigating different shapes of bras, looking at seam/wire types and fabric suitability.
There's two available dates 1st August and in December at £575, being at an intermediate level is recommended. You can also check out the following:
3, LINGERIE DESIGN: Design your own collection.
4. LINGERIE MAKING: Construct five different non-stretch lingerie pieces.
5. LINGERIE PATTERN CUTTING: Introduction to skills you need to produce patterns for soft lingerie.
6. BRA GRADING: Introducing the principals of grading a bra.
7. STARTING YOUR OWN LINGERIE LABEL: You'll be guided step-by-step through all elements of a business start up.