Pattern Making for Knits: The T-Shirt Block

Pattern Making for Knits: The T-Shirt Block with Alexandra Morgan

In this comprehensive knit patternmaking class you will draft your own custom size stretch knit T-shirt block using your personal body measurements. You'll learn how to determine the stretch ratio of your fabric and calculate measurement reductions for the perfect amount of negative ease. You'll balance, check and true your draft as well as adjust the draft for your cup size and learn how to eliminate that common gaping front armhole. We’ll design a basic T neckline with a neckband that hugs your neckline perfectly and once your neckline is in place, we’ll cut mark and construct a sample for fitting assessment and review. Outline of Topics: and September 5) th Taking Body Measurements Determining Stretch Ratio Draft Calculations Drafting the Bodice Checking, Truing and Balancing the Draft The Front Armhole Adjustment Cup Size Adjustments Drafting the Sleeve The Basic T Cutting, Fitting the Test Neckline Marking and Sewing a Test Garment Garment

August 29th & Sept. 5th       2 - 6 hour sessions 10 am - 4:30 pm

2 - 6 hour sessions 10 am - 4:30 pm (August 29 & Sept. 5th ) $185 +GST

Instructor Alexandra Morgan

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