What you will do
Six session course
Learn the myriad of cutting techniques with Craig, and unleash your potential as a dress designer.
Week 1: Constructing a block
Week 2: Sewing up block sample / Fitting / Alterations
Week 3: Sleeve Block Pattern Cutting / Fitting
Week 4: Adding flare or pleats to a pattern
Week 5: Pattern Manipulation to design
Week 6: Facings / Finalising patterns
Once your pattern is complete, you will have the opportunity to attend the 'Freestyle' session to sew up your dress, under supervision.
Select a class time
Mon 9 Mar, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Mon 16 Mar, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Tue 3 Mar, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Tue 10 Mar, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Tue 17 Mar, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
None of the dates work for you? Let the host know and you will be notified when new dates are added.
You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, The Fashion Box
Who we are: The Fashion Box Group was founded in 2013.
After graduating from Central Saint Martins, with a post-graduate degree in Advanced Innovative Pattern Cutting, Craig (Mr Fashion Box!) embarked on a kaleidoscope of successful ventures within the fashion industry. During this time, he has worked alongside a huge selection of fashion houses, new designers and is a mentor to many university lecturers and fashion graduates.
Craig has over 15 years experience in teaching in universities and colleges, as well as with private clients. As a result, he is accomplished at getting the best out of both groups of students and one-to-one situations.
After 7 years at Istituto Marangoni, he left to pursue his dreams of opening his own fashion school, which resulted in The Fashion Box Academy.
Craig is also Head of Fashion at LCCA, and is currently writing a programmes for The London College of Contemporary Arts’ MA course in Luxury Fashion Design.
Craig has been the Collection Manager for Qasimi Homme, worked alongside Sadie Clayton, and is currently working on production of a collection for Liberty of London.
Class dates: Group C: Thursday Evenings 6.30pm - 9pm Week 1: 30th May Week 2: 6th June Week 3: 13th June Week 4: 20th June Week 5: 27th June Week 6: 4th July Group A: Tuesday Evenings 6.30pm - 8.30pm Week 1: 9th July Week 2: 16th July Week 3: 23rd July Week 4: 30th July Week 5: 6th Aug 1 week break Week 6: 20th Aug We also offer this course over 3 full days: Full Time Session: 3 days (Group B) August Bank Holiday - 3pm - 8pm Day 1: 24th Aug Day 2: 25th Aug Day 3: 26th Aug
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.