Level: Intermediate

Sewing experience with either a domestic or Industrial machine would be greatly advantageous. No other experience necessary.


Prices (lunch included):

3-day course: £200

1-day special: £70 


There is no deadline for booking. However places are offered on a first come, first served basis, all courses have a maximum number of 4 students, therefore we suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

​To book a place:

Email: couture.by.desiree@gmail.com
Phone: 07727 606809/ 020 8875 1924 

​Or fill in and submit the form to the right

​​MADE TO MEASURE JACKET BLOCK PATTERN, SLEEVES AND COLLARS 


DAY 1: MADE TO MEASURE BLOCK PATTERN FOR JACKET


The first day of this course we will look at how to develop a jacket pattern using the dress block pattern made in Course 1 or a standard size block pattern.

Cut out and make a toile to test the fit of the pattern.


DAY 2: TOILE FITTING AND SLEEVES 

The day start with a toile fitting where we discuss and pin the changes that need to be done to the pattern. These changes will then be altered on the pattern.

In the afternoon we will look at how to make different types of sleeves.


DAY 3: COLLARS

This day will be devoted to different types of collars for both jackets and dresses.  

​After popular demand DKC Studios in South West London are running a series of courses in the spring offering you an insight in to made to measure pattern cutting and how a couture garment is made.
The courses are held weekly over a three-week period, there is three courses in total each concentrating on a different stage of Pattern cutting or couture techniques. 

Desirée Köster Couture will supply you with most of the tools you will need for these courses. But it is recommended that you bring the following:

  • A good pair of scissors for fabric
  • A good pair of scissors for paper
  • Pencil H
  • Rubber
  • A design to work on,. if you don’t have a design in mind we can work on that together.
  • Figure hugging vest and leggings for when we work in-group learning how to take accurate measurements during fittings. 


COURSES IN FINE ART COUTURE SEWING AND MADE TO MEASURE PATTERN CUTTING

COURSE 5: 28/04-12/05 2017 10.00-17.00