Pattern Drafting: The First Step of Garment Production Premium class

Hyden Yoo, Owner, Hyden Yoo

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4 Videos (25m)
    • Trailer

      1:06
    • T Shirt Styles

      3:06
    • Taking Measurements

      4:31
    • Creating a Paper Pattern

      16:01

About This Class

What You'll Learn

In the world of fashion, the paper pattern plays an essential and often underappreciated role in the production of garments. We'll cover the simple 4-step process for pattern drafting: 

1. Measurement. Taking the proper measurements to build a pattern

2. Detailing. Creating dIfferent collar types, specifically for T-shirts. 

3. Materials. Selecting materials for a desired fit

4. Paper Drafting. Drafting the paper pattern

We will illustrate this lesson by generating a pattern for one of the simplest articles of clothing in your closet: the t-shirt.     

Young designers find themselves paying hundreds of dollars in order to have a pattern made for their samples.  With this class on Skillshare, however, we hope to teach you the basics of pattern making in order to improve your skills as a designer and take more control over the development process.

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Whether your end goal is to start a clothing line, make several of your favorite tees for personal wear, or just learn an integral part of the garment production process, this class will give you the professional insight you need to create paper patterns.  

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42 of 47 students recommendSee All

Great class but needs more videos.
Great base of a class. Talked through all the main points of pattern making. I feel ready to make a basic shirt and ellaborate on future designs once I master this first one
Ryan Cassidy

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Especially appreciated the succinct review of specific measurements across the garment and then the actual hands on plotting and drawing of the pattern - very useful.

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Hyden Yoo

Owner, Hyden Yoo

Hyden Yoo is the creator and face of his namesake fashion label. The brand is known for subtle detailing, exceptional fit, clean lines, and an intellectual inspiration, all bundled at accessible price-points. Established as a complete menswear collection in 2008, Hyden Yoo can now be found at premiere retailers throughout North America, and Asia.

Both the men and women’s collections have been featured in major fashion and lifestyle publications such as GQ, Elle, Details, WWD, Nylon, Sportswear International, Complex, Numero, New York Magazine, Glamour, and W. Hyden Yoo has also built a cult-like following on many large and small e-zines and blogs such as Hypebeast, Refinery 29, Style.com, Valet Selectism, Fashionista, andUrbandaddy.