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STARTING NOW! Fashion design courses

Starting THIS WEEK at DIAC  (next to Mercato Mall)
8 – 12 week courses in:
  • Pattern Drafting (beginner and intermediate)
  • Sewing
  • Draping
To register, call 04.344.4398
By enrolling in one of our fashion courses, you may participate in our annual Bloom Fashion Show on April 30, 2016For more course info click here:
https://dubaiindesign.wordpress.com/behind-the-scenes/courses/
or email appareldesign (AT)yahoo.com

Fashion Design courses schedule _ Apr 2016

Fashion Design courses schedule _ Apr 2016

Short fashion courses REGISTER NOW

8 – 12 week courses in:
  • Pattern Drafting (beginner and intermediate)
  • Sewing
  • Draping
Starting THIS WEEK at DIAC  (next to Mercato Mall)
To register, call 04.344.4398
 
By enrolling in one of our fashion courses, you may participate in our annual Bloom Fashion Show on April 30, 2016

For more course info click here:

https://dubaiindesign.wordpress.com/behind-the-scenes/courses/
or email appareldesign (AT)yahoo.com

We look forward to seeing you and meeting you in our office and in the course.
Happy designing! :)

Tools required for pattern drafting

Below are the necessary tools for a pattern drafting beginner.
To do a good job, one needs the right tools for the job.
Happy pattern drafting! :)

DRAFTING PAPER
– transparent white sheets/rolls of paper used for drafting and tracing
Tracing paper

MECHANICAL PENCIL
– ideal for pattern drafting sharp lines
Mechanical pencil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ERASER
– used to erase mistakes
Eraser

 

 

 

 

 

MEASUREMENT TAPE
– used to measure the body and curved draft lines
Tape measure

 

 

 

 

STRAIGHT LONG RULER
– used to draw long lines (39 1/2″/100 cm or longer)
Long ruler 60cm

 

 

 

TRANSPARENT 1/8″ GRID RULER
– used to draw short straight lines, measure shorter measurements, draw seam allowances
Graph ruler B

 

 

 

 

 

L-SHAPED RULER
– used to draw 90 degree right angles ONLY
L-shaped ruler

 

 

 

 

 

CURVED RULER
– used to draw curves
– and used for those curves that require one end more straighter and the other end more curved (ie. hip)
Vary form curve ruler (Fairgate)

 

SQUARE CURVE (transparent)
– used to draw curves
– and used to draw curved seam allowances (optional to grid ruler above)
Square curve ruler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRACING WHEEL
– used to transfer lines from one side of paper to the folds below or other sheets of paper underneath
– used to transfer garment shape or draped fabric pen lines onto paper to make a paper draft
Tracing wheel

 

 

 

 

SCOTCH TAPE
– transparent adhesive tape (single side)
– used to keep paper folds in place
Scotch tape

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPASS
– used to draw the bust radius
Compass

 

 

 

 

 

COLOURED PENCILS
– used for corrections
Colour pencils

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAPER SCISSORS
– used for cutting paper and paper patterns ONLY
Paper scissors

STARTING: Intensive course + Group course

Dear friends,

COMING UP!   Group sewing course + Intensive draping course

See below flier for details.

Friendly Reminder - Fashion Design _ GROUP + INTENSIVE COURSE with greeting _ Feb 2015 _ for blog

3D printers in Dubai

If you liked our previous post on the 3D printed Kinetic Dress, then you will love to learn that Dubai has its own 3D printing company, Paradigm 3D, right here in Dubai Silicon Oasis.

You can now order your own 3D printed items.

Click on the link below to learn more:
www.paradigm3d.com

Paradigm 3D printers _ dress

First 3D printed and WEARABLE dress

The Kinematic Dress, as it is called, was unveiled last month by design studio Nervous System.
It hangs naturally on a model’s body and flows and moves like a dress made from fabric.

To read further, click below.
The Kinematic Dress
Nervous System’s 3D printed dress

The Kinematic dress

Participation applications OPEN: Arab Fashion Week 2015

Want to take part in a Fashion Week Fair?

Participation applications NOW OPEN.  Visit website.

Arab Fashion Week 2015
Oct 20 – Oct 24, 2015
Dubai, UAE
www.arabfashionweek.org

Arab Fashion Week 2015