Progress beyond commercial sewing patterns by making your own with our Pattern Cutting Blocks course. Choose from skirt and trousers or the bodice block and sleeve. Substitute your personal body measurements for the the commercial standard sizing to achieve a better fit.
Taking accurate body measurements
Start by taking a full set of body measurements and discover how these affect drafting and fit.
Drafting Garment Blocks
Draft basic garment blocks. Choose from: skirt and trousers or bodice and sleeve. It’s not a complex as you might think!
Discover why a toile (fitting shell) is key to a fantastic fit.
The Pattern Cutting Blocks follow-on courses are:
We have changed the format of our Sew Short Course programme in 2023
to make it more flexible for you. Instead of specific course dates you can now book any of the courses as a Sew Personal
session or a shared Sewing Bee
workshop. The session is limited to one or two sewers giving you lots of tutor time.