29. June 2019 - 9:30 till 15:30
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Simple Pattern Drafting for KS3/4/5 Workshop (Chiswick) | Chiswick School | Saturday, 29. June 2019

 Pattern Drafting for KS3/4
An opportunity to learn basic pattern drafting methods as used in industry aimed specifically for teaching at KS3/4/5. Learning how to correctly measure the body; Using specified measurements to create a basic block that fits and simple adaptions involved in pattern development.
Places are restricted to 6 so if you would like to go you need to book early!  The Telestia pattern drafting book 'Fashion Express' and AB tools worth £70, included FREE with this course.

What to expect on the day:
Introduction:  An overview of pattern drafting in industry and different methods and systems used. This will include draping technique or moulage as used in couture dress making; 3D pattern drafting and the importance of correctly measuring the body.
Practical Session: 
You will practice different methods of pattern development and produce a basic block to then adapt to a first pattern.

Use Industry tools and Telestia methodology to measure the body and draft a first block.

Pull out the maths element with circular skirts, adding seam allowances, fabric ratings for lays and scaling.

Look at iterative design approach using a simple skirt block adding yokes and flare through pleats or godets.

Relate to design briefs to bring in correct selection and use of different fabrics appropriate for end product. 

Benefits of the event:

Learn new skills to support classroom delivery

Support and ideas for delivering key maths elements through textiles.

Classroom strategies and textile industry knowledge to underpin practical work.

Life long learning in continuing professional development.

Better understanding of industry practices and requirements to support delivery of KS4/5

Dawn Foxall: 
Dawn has 30 years’ experience in the textiles and garment industry including recently launching her own knitwear brand FOXOLOGY; Working as a freelance Design Consultant; Presenter and schools resources developer for EMTEX education projects, including founding the Designer Forum in Nottingham with Jayn Sterland. She has also worked as Fashion lecturer and programme developer at various UK universities and FE colleges; Course presenter for DATA, Key Stage Developments(KSD), SFE and other course providers.
She currently teaches Pattern cutting at Fashion Enter and Raystitch in London. Dawn is a co-founder of Lilli Design Ltd., and continues to work as a consultant designing, buying and sourcing ethical and organic products for various brands including Lush Soap. Dawn also launched her own knitwear brand, Foxology, in August 2017 working with British knitwear factories and using sustainable and ethically sourced yarns.

All of the Textile Skills Academy events are ticket only and payable IN ADVANCE. The Textile Teachers Academy uses Eventbrite to automate the bookings via credit card and cheque/BACS. When you book you will receive by email a full VAT invoice/receipt. 
PLEASE NOTE that places for this event are limited so book early to reserve your place. Your booking confirmation and ticket will be emailed to both the delegate and person purchasing. The Telestia cattern cutting book 'Fashion Express' and tools (worth £70) comes FREE with this course.
Please check your booking carefully. It is VERY important that your school finance manager supplies your full name and PERSONAL SCHOOL email so that we are able to send you joining instructions and further details. If we only receive the ‘school office’ email address, we have found in the past that this delays information getting to you or information is not passed on. 
If you have any queries, please ask via the Eventbrite site messaging, and leave your phone number or email so that we can contact you easily. 

 Terms and conditions
1. Once booked, if you cannot come you can send someone else, but you may not get a refund unless we can resell your ticket.2. The draft programme might be subject to change. We would always endeavour to run the day as advertised.