THE CUSTOM STRETCH KNIT BODICE

 

DRAFT YOUR OWN
MADE-TO-MEASURE
STRETCH KNIT BODICE BLOCK

 
 
 
 

 
THE ONLINE COURSE
TEACHING THE FOUNDATIONS OF STRETCH KNIT PATTERN MAKING


THE RIGHT FIT • BETTER GARMENTS • YOUR STYLE


 
 

TEACH ME HOW TO BUILD MY BLOCK! DISMISS MESSAGE
DRAFT TO YOUR MEASUREMENTS

Your personal body measurements and the stretch ratio of your fabric come together to create a basic block pattern with the perfect amount of negative ease.  Get the sizing and ease on your patterns just right without guessing.

Teach Me How!
LEARN PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES

Eliminate the most common fitting issues right out of the gate. Balance and true the pattern, adjust for your cup size and create a neckline with a neckband that hugs your neckline perfectly.

You Had Me at "Cup Size"
GET THE RIGHT FIT

Construct the test garment, assess the fit and see what the perfect fit looks like. Ask questions and get answers with access to the instructor and your classmates inside the course.

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Here's What You Get Inside

A Detailed Step-by-Step Process for Building a Custom Size Stretch Knit Bodice Block

Step by Step Instruction

5 steps and 18 video lessons that walk you through every step you'll need to take to draft, refine, and fit a stretch knit bodice sloper made using your personal body measurements and the stretch ratio of your chosen fabric.

Access to the Instructor

Full instructor support as you draft, refine and fit your bodice block. Ask questions and get answers directly from your instructor, Alexandra, and communicate with your classmates inside the course. 

Valuable Course Materials

Download and print the course materials so you can reinforce your learning and have the tools you need to follow each lesson with ease. You'll get printable curves, drafting instructions, and scaled block patterns just to name a few.

CREATIVITY DOESN'T COME INSIDE AN ENVELOPE FILLED WITH TISSUE PAPER

Learn and use proven fashion industry techniques to build your basic block and fit it to perfection so you can start designing your own truly unique garments that fit!

THE CUSTOM STRETCH KNIT BODICE BLOCK

COURSE OVERVIEW

Alexandra Morgan of In-House Patterns will show you step by step how to draft your custom stretch knit bodice using your personal body measurements and the stretch ratio of your chosen fabric.
  • You'll learn how to calculate measurement reductions for the perfect amount of negative ease, you'll balance, check and true your draft.
  • You'll learn how to adjust the draft for your cup size and eliminate a gaping front armhole.
  • You'll also learn how to design a basic T neckline with a neckband that hugs your neckline perfectly so you'll be ready to construct your T-shirt and refine the fit.
  • You'll get instruction on constructing your T-shirt as well as assessing the fit. 
  • Get full access to the instructor and your classmates inside the course.
  • Finally you'll learn how to make your perfectly fitting stretch knit bodice block into a master pattern for each fabric stretch ratio.

Bonus Lesson Included

OVERSIZING YOUR BLOCK

Included in this course is a bonus lesson on how to oversize your block so that you can create looser fitting tops, dresses, jackets and cardigans. You even get a downloadable pattern design project that will help you create this shawl collar cardigan!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Alexandra 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.

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THE CUSTOM STRETCH KNIT BODICE BLOCK

START YOUR STRETCH KNIT BODICE BLOCK DEVELOPMENT TODAY!

THE CUSTOM STRETCH KNIT BODICE BLOCK

$99

SINGLE PAYMENT IN US DOLLARS

THIS COURSE INCLUDES:

  • The Custom Stretch Knit Bodice Block Online Course and Bonus Lesson: Oversizing Your Block
  • The Design Project: The Shawl Collar Cardigan
  • Access to the Instructor: ask questions and get help inside the course.
  • Lifetime Access and work at your own pace convenience.
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