Who should attend
The work that you produce on this course could be an excellent addition to your portfolio whether you want to apply for a fashion design course or a job in the industry.
Anybody who wants to develop their fashion design skills would also benefit.
About the course
Learn how to trigger your inspiration and visualise ideas quickly by simply working with fabric and pins on a dummy. Explore how by twisting, folding, gathering and layering fabric you can get the most amazing results. Whether you are a beginner of have some experience, you'll discover how to develop fashion ideas and garments in an intuitive, playful and enjoyable way.
You will be introduced to a number of different draping techniques - a set of valuable tools that can be used for designing clothes for yourself or for a high-end fashion collection.
You can bring your own research or a project that you would like to expand with draping. Or you can just come along and let your intuition guide you.
Through practical workshops, the course will cover:
- how to drape and how to develop your draping ideas
- 2D fashion design development
- working in a sketchbook as well as working with fabric on a dummy
- developing and building up ideas for shapes and details
All our Online Short Courses include:
- Live online lessons with the same tutors
- The same course content and learning outcomes
- Lesson recordings, for review
- Access to VLE with course content
- Forums for support
- 3 months online access
- Certificate upon completion
Petra Metzger is an international Fashion Designer and Fashion Tutor. Over the last year Petra has been living and working in Rio de Janeiro where she set up the post-graduate Fashion course Orbita at Centro-br. Parallel she has been working as a fashion consultant at Dacri Deviati where she desi...
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.