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Pattern-making by draping for beginners

In a few words

Discover the draping technique used to create a garment directly on the mannequin in 3D

Public concerned :

For beginners


Know how to sew

Practical information

Type of training : saturday classes or custom-made training 

Training Format : On-site, minimum of 5 participants
Course duration : 5 days
Prochaines sessions
18, 25 november and 2, 9 & 18 december 2023
Cost of training : from 2,150 € 
(Quote on request for custom-made training)
Languages: french or english
Course location : ESMOD Paris 9ème
Descriptif détaillé



  • Bring your ideas to life, discover how to go from a drawing or sketch to the creation of a 3-dimensional model

Training Programme

Day 1: Introduction to draping techniques:


- Work on morphology (taking measurements)

- Laying of pattern tapes on a mannequin

- Learn how to prepare your canvas, pin and mark the different stitches

- Work on the straight and full bias of the fabric

Day 2: Basic skirt:


- Draping on mannequin of the basic skirt, front and back with pockets.

- Added ease, clips and waistband.


Day 3: The different skirts:

- creating different skirts on mini-models (gored, pleated, asymmetrical, draped skirts)

Days 4 and 5: Design your own skirt

Since 1841, our teachings and know-how have been based on the garment construction method developed by Alexis Lavigne, the founder of ESMOD, nearly 180 years ago!

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