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Patternmaking and Construction: Above the Waist

In this course, students create, manipulate, and sew patterns that cover the upper half of the female form. Students learn to draft a basic bodice from their personal measurements or by measuring of a dress form, to create a professional sloper, as well as sleeves and collars. They will also manipulate darts, add fullness, and contour. These principles will be used to create a bodice of the student's own design. Prerequisite(s): Sewing Techniques: Fundamentals or equivalent experience.

Note: A sewing machine is required.

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Fitting Mannequin
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Class meeting time Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00 PM CDT; Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT; Sundays: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
Class meeting days Sunday, Friday, Saturday
Building and room TBA
Course number 2550
Course instructor Jasper Alan Drummond