Elena Ryleeva´s basic level course is unique because it is focused on detail, carefully structured demonstrations and explanations, and works to foster the student’s gradual progress.
Draping Basic: Basic Skirt by Elena Ryleeva
Draping or Moulage is the process of manipulating a flat piece of fabric directly on a three dimensional dress form. The starting point for this technique can be a designer sketch or the process of draping on the dress form itself.
Once the draping is done the fabric is removed from dress form in order to transfer the results of draping onto paper, at this point it is tome for creating sewing patterns.
In this assignment you will acquire the skills of draping a straight skirt, which is considered a basic skirt in pattern-making.
Watching our detailed video lessons you will learn how to prepare a fabric piece by measuring the dress forms while using its guidelines. You will be introduced the notion of ease and learn how to distribute the ease on the hipline. You will be taught how to shape
the waistline using triangular darts and be informed how to locate them. After you complete the draping steps you will learn how to transfer the drape onto paper and produce paper patterns, which allows you to create BASIC SKIRT BLOCK. This basic
block will serve as a foundation to further developing your design ideas by adding the elements – a vent at the back or a slit e.g. or adjusting the side seam to achieve a pencil skirt etc. Our illustrated tutorials that are provided additionally will guide you on your
Elena Ryleeva´s advanced course is unique, every subject is crucial for the improvement of your draping skills to the most advanced level. This course gives you a chance to apply your creativity to the top level.
Free access: 6 months
Content: 10 videos
Availability: all year round, 24h
Certificate: WEF Certificated
Tutoring can be offered through email, WhatsApp, Skype in each assignment
Material required: cotton muslin 0,5m
The content of 10 video lessons
Preparing fabric piece for draping the front
Preparing fabric piece for draping the back
Draping and marking the front
Marking the front darts
Draping and marking the back
Trueing the front piece
Trueing the back piece
Verifying the draped skirt
Creating skirt’ front paper patterns
Creating skirt’ back paper patterns
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