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to Apr 28

Pattern Drafting: Working from the Block

In architectural terms, pattern blocks are the foundation for all garment construction. In this advanced five-day workshop, students will learn how to manipulate and alter a basic set of dress blocks (bodice, skirt, and sleeve) through flat-pattern drafting techniques. Students will learn dart manipulation, sleeve variations, skirt variations, neckline and collar variations, and techniques to create style lines and add fullness.

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to May 5

Under Construction

Every work exists within a halo of interpretations, ideas, histories, personalities, and meanings. Over the years Michael Brennand-Wood has developed a keen talent for mentoring students—a talent which he claims consists in suggesting the conceptual framework of a piece under construction to students, thus enabling them to progress further with their work, while also creating a richer, more meaningful context to work within.

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to Mar 10

Couture Hand-Sewing

In this workshop students will explore the world of couture sewing by fully constructing a garment using hand sewing techniques. No machines are involved here. You will develop an appreciation for the skill of the human hand and its role in quality constructed garments. These are skills that anyone can learn ...

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