Students learn to hand grade (size) patterns up one size and down once size. Learning the principles of grading gives the student a clear understanding of how patterns are graded in the apparel industry. Students grade a skirt, pant, short bodice, long torso, sleeve, collar and pocket (these patterns are provided). Detailed information on how to work with a grader is presented as are discussions grading in the fashion industry. Expect 1-2 hours of homework between classes.
Prerequisite: some patternmaking experience
*THIS IS AN OUTLIER CLASS THAT WILL BE FOUR 1.5 HOUR SESSIONS