Draping Fundamentals: Upper Body - 3/8/2024 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Atlanta, GA

Draping Fundamentals: Upper Body
Teacher: Joe Vecchiarelli
Friday, March 8, 2024
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Code(s): K145, L161XY Hands on Workshop
Atlanta - Gas South Convention Center
Check at Expo for availability
Pricing Information
Session Value: 3
Price Per Session (before discount): $29.00
Materials Fee: $26.00

Embark on a transformative journey into the art of draping as you unravel the secrets to achieving the perfect fit for the human body. Immerse yourself in hands-on experiences that will elevate your skills in draping and patternmaking, including full-bust adjustment. In this comprehensive course, you will create a meticulously draped bodice, both front and back, utilizing a standard dress form. Witness the magic unfold as you seamlessly translate the draped muslin into a refined pattern employing cutting-edge techniques from the garment industry.


Unlock the door to the world of slopers, essential foundations that designers rely on for crafting personalized pattern blocks. Gain invaluable insights into the intricate process of manipulating darts through the art of cutting and spreading, adding an extra layer of sophistication to your craftsmanship. This immersive learning experience is designed to empower you with the expertise needed to master the finesse of draping and patternmaking, setting the stage for your journey into the heart of fashion design.

  • Student Maximum: 20
  • Category(ies): Fashion Sewing, Garment Style and Design, Fashion Fit and Construction, Sewing Fundamentals
  • Experience Level:
    • Beginner
  • Supply List:
    • 18-inch Vary Form ruler
    • French curve
    • Tracing wheel,
    • Glass headed pins
    • Paper scissors
    • Fabric scissors
    • 2 x 18-inch ruler
    • Pencil
    • Be sure to label all sewing tools with your name

    Note: If you need to purchase the specialty rulers you can purchase from Joe at his booth, French European, at the Expo.

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