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Learn to Make a Bespoke Fit Block

5(1 review)
Learn to make a fit block for your measurements
2 Students
£50 pp
2hrs 30min
Beginner
About this class

Hello and welcome.
My name is Claire and I own Couchman Bespoke an ethical tailoring company based in London, UK.

A fit block is the base upon which all garments can be drafted from. The fit block will be drafted using your measurement and will take upto 2.5 hours to complete. This time will include drafting the fit block on paper and making a cloth toile of the fit block to enable you to make any adjustments. I will show you how to make these adjustments, it is good if you have someone to help you with the initial…

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What you will learn
  • How to draw a garment fit block for your size
  • Turning the fit block into garments you will wear
  • Using the fit block with premade patterns
What you will need
  • 1 metre of paper
  • Half metre of cloth, old bed sheet, medium weight
  • Pencil, straight edge ruler, scissors, bowl or cup

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5(1 review)
Yvonne - June 13th
Claire is a brilliant teacher, this was my second lesson with her and she exceeded my expectations again! She patiently took me through step-by-step (online learning is not a barrier!), and answered all my questions. Now I have my own fit block and the confidence to make my own patterns fit me. Looking forward to seeing what she offers next!
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Clothing shouldn't cost the earth which is why Couchman Bespoke is dedicated to reduce the environmental and human impact from the clothing industry. By creating zero waste through pattern cutting, natural dyeing and sourcing the most sustainable cloth and haberdashery we aim to have very little negative impact against the planet and local people. Resulting in luxury British tailoring that is stylish and ethically made. Claire has 10+ years of design, making and retail experience since leaving Brighton University.

From sewing for the first time, cutting a pattern to making a garment from scratch. All that you require is…

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Yvonne - June 13th
Claire is a brilliant teacher, this was my second lesson with her and she exceeded my expectations again! She patiently took me through step-by-step (online learning is not a barrier!), and answered all my questions. Now I have my own fit block and the confidence to make my own patterns fit me. Looking forward to seeing what she offers next!