Learn the basics of patternmaking from a theatrical seamstress. Students will learn three basic pattern making principles that can be adapted to most patterns. This course is a great opportunity for those who have no prior knowledge of pattern making, or for those that want to refresh skills that they've learned previously.
COURSE START DATE: In Progress - JOIN NOW!
Instructor: Tricia Camacho
Course Length: 10 - 15 hours (estimated)
Difficulty Level: All experience levels
Prerequisites: Basic sewing skills are required.
Program Type: Certificate with Verifiable Credential
Intro WRD 111
- Watch Introductory Video
- Learn Terms and Symbols
- Download Manual, Files and Supply list
Principle #1: Dart Manipulation
- Move a Dart Pattern
- 2 Dart Bodice Pattern
- Multiple Dart Cluster Pattern (under bust or shoulder)
Principle #2: Added Fullness
- Equal Fullness Pattern
- One Side Fullness Pattern
Principle # 3: Contouring
- Cut down neck and arm hole pattern
- Empire Bodice Pattern
- Flare Skirt Pattern
- Gathered Waist Skirt Pattern
You Made it!!
Tricia Camacho is the owner and head draper for The Patterned Seamstress, a costume build shop. Previously located in Las Vegas, Nevada, she now services clients from Nevada/California and the East Coast out of North Carolina. Tricia has built her business over the last six years with fifteen years professional wardrobe and costume experience. She spent eleven years in Las Vegas working on large productions such as “Jersey Boys”, “The Lion King” and “LeReve”. Proceeding Las Vegas, she spent two years on the national tour of “The Full Monty”. She specializes in pattern making and difficult builds for acrobatic performers. Some of her clients include “Blue Man Group”, Spiegelworld, Wynn Las Vegas, and Cirque du Soleil. She holds herself to a very high standard in all that she does, which has helped build her reputation and continued success in the entertainment business.