CREATE SOMETHING TRULY UNIQUE


PATTERN MAKING, FITTING AND DESIGN COURSES FOR GARMENT MAKERS

 

BUILD A BLOCK

Draft the basic building blocks of all garments. Get step by step instruction to create made to measure block patterns.

 

REFINE THE FIT

Fit your made to measure block to perfection. Learn the process of assessing fit, what to look for, and how to adjust your pattern.

DESIGN YOUR STYLE

Use your block patterns to create your own unique designs. Learn professional pattern making techniques to design your style.

FEATURED ONLINE COURSES


 

THE CUSTOM STRETCH KNIT BODICE BLOCK


Build a made-to-measure, custom fit stretch knit bodice block.

Includes instruction on how to adjust your draft for cup sizes and how to design a neckline and neckband that hugs your neckline perfectly.

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THE CUSTOM STRETCH KNIT SKIRT BLOCK


Build a made-to-measure, custom fit stretch knit skirt block and learn exactly how to use it.

Includes 3 design projects that teach you how to manipulate your block to create styling.

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THE INSTRUCTOR

ALEXANDRA MORGAN has worked in the fashion industry as a pattern maker, designer, technical designer and fit technician for over 20 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, with a a major in clothing and textiles, from the University of Saskatchewan (BScHEc, 1990) as well as a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Fashion Design from Ryerson University (BAA Fashion, 1995).

In 2010 Alexandra founded In-House Patterns, and has been developing and teaching pattern making, draping and garment construction courses since 2012. Courses taught by Alexandra are known to be well thought out, highly detailed and stuffed full of information you won't find anywhere else.

LIVE WORKSHOPS


 

GROUP CLASSES

Grab a friend and join me in person for group classes at The Makehouse or Sawyer Sewing Centre in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. Click to view available workshops and dates:

THE MAKEHOUSE SAWYER SEWING CENTRE

"You learn so much and have fun while doing it! Alexandra is a fountain of knowledge and an outstanding teacher. I can't wait for the rest of her courses!"

CORA

"Amazing! Alexandra is able to communicate just the right amount of information in this workshop style class. An altogether inspirational experience! "

PICA

PRIVATE LESSONS

Build your own workshop based on your personal learning objectives. Build basic blocks, get help with fitting and learn how to manipulate patterns to create your own designs.  I specialize in women's wear and teach pattern making, draping, fitting, grading and garment construction.

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Get the Perfect Fit Guide (FREE)

Love sewing but struggle to get the right fit? Wish you knew more about how to fit so you can really showcase your creativity? This free guide will set you on the path to a perfect fit with 7 step by step proven strategies for fitting any sewing project.