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March 2017 courses:


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.

brief grading

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.



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.


Distance learning Core bra pattern cutting & grading course

After the successful release of the first edition of the "Distance Learning Core Bra Pattern Cutting & Grading Course (The Package.)"  Perfect for those of you unable to attend the two day course that runs.

THERE WILL BE A the second release which will be the "Plus Fit Bra Pattern Cutting & Grading Course." These courses are based on the extended version of the 2 day courses that David Morris teaches from the Innovation Centre at De Monfort University in Leicester.


Course Content brochure will be sent to those interested and will include:


1. Plus fit Bodyshape

2. The engineering of Plus Fit bra shape

3. Drafting the 32F Wired Block

4. Plus fit Fabrics, Wire grading & components

5. Plus fit grading rules

6. Drafting the 32F Soft Bra Block

7. Styling Project 1 - Drafting and modifying 32F Plus fit Soft Bras

8. Construction process

9. Styling Project 2 - Drafting and modifying a classic Plus fit Soft Bra

10. Plus fit Soft Bra grading rules

11. Overview of Plus fit styles

12. Construction process

13. Styling Project 3 - Drafting the 34GG Bra

14. Styling Project 3 - Darted 36 GG Bra

15. Fitting Plus Fit Bras

16. Using Adobe illustrator to draft plus fit bra patterns

17. Further Plus fit grading methods

Titles to follow on from this course are:

Sports Bra Pattern Cutting & Grading. 

Moulded Bra Pattern Cutting & Grading.


This package and the following courses cost £200 each.

One on one Tutor support will be made available through Skype (If required.)

A closed Facebook group has been set up for this course. This can be used as a central resource point for the course and a place to communicate with all other students that are currently working through the course

If you are interested please contact Dave Morris by email at and we will be able to send you all the information about Distance Learning and this course.   click here for the website.

Would love to hear how you get on.