Making Fashion: Draw, Draft and Sew
with Jay Calderin
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01 Intro to Making Fashion: Draw, Draft and Sew07:10
02 Why Start with a Sketch?07:11
Class duration: 2h 49mSee all 14 lessons
About The Class
create custom garments.
Jay Calderin has been called a “a budding designer's best friend,” and in this class he’ll show you exactly what it takes to create and construct custom clothes.
- Drawing and planning for clothing production
- The stages of pattern making
- Constructing and finishing garments
If you want to produce one-of-a-kind garments, join Jay Calderin for a complete primer on getting started in Making Fashion: Draw, Draft and Sew.
Intro to Making Fashion: Draw, Draft and Sew07:10
Why Start with a Sketch?07:11
Drawing: Draw Your Muse35:41
Drawing: Sketch a Figure and Define a Silhouette19:07
Drawing: Render Color10:56
Drawing: Add Texture, Patterns, and Details12:58
Pattern Draping: Working with Muslin06:14
Pattern Draping: Drape a Basic Form25:44
Pattern Draping: Drape Folds05:43
Pattern Draping: Experiment with Style Lines06:21
Pattern Flat: Create and True a Pattern09:31
Draping and Patterning Recap05:55
Constructing Clothes: Put it Together09:51
Constructing Clothes: Make it Special and Finish Well07:33
The Boston Globe refers to Jay Calderin as a budding designer's best friend. He is the author of The Fashion Design Reference and Specification Book formerly Form, Fit, Fashion, which the LA Times called, a new fashion bible for designers, aspirers and the just plain curious, this tome contains all the secrets. It was followed by his second book, Fashion Design Essentials, and a collaboration on a third book entitled, Fashion Design, Referenced. The first two books have been translated into German and Chinese. He is also a contributor to Native Fashion Now, the book that accompanies the Peabody Essex Museum’s upcoming exhibit of the same name. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
100% of students recommend this class.
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I love this class, I'm glad I found it. This what I want to learn or add to my knowledge. JayC you are awesome! I need more learning on rendering coloring for illustration for that is. I can't wait to see what's on the other class I will take. Thanks! Signed: rm515jb.
I really enjoyed this and the draping really opened my eyes to what can be achieved. Jay made it look easy so I plan a shot at draping later and will post my effort on Instagram with thanks to him! Thank you Creative LIve for bringing this to me (in the UK) and special thanks to Jay. When I'm in Boston in August I"ll buy you a beer!
Definitely helps you design a draft for making a dress. Very helpful tips! Gives you a place to start in the design process. Renee
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