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modélisme par moulage niveau débutant formation esmodpro

Pattern-making by draping for experts

In a few words

This course enables you to learn more about the draping technique and create a garment directly on the mannequin in 3D.

Public concerned :

Experienced professional


Learn the basics of the draping technique

 (see the beginners' programme)

Practical information

Type of training : saturday classes / or custom-made

Training Format : On-site, minimum of 3 participants
Course duration : 5 days
Next sessions : 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 march 2024
Cost of training : from 2,150 € 
(Quote on request for custom-made training)
Languages: french or english
Course location : ESMOD Paris 9ème
Descriptif détaillé



  • Discover how draping can be used to go from a drawing or sketch to the production of a 3-dimensional model, and to quickly visualise details of a garment (collar, pocket, etc.).

Training Programme

Day 1: Basic bodice:


‐Making the basic bodice with added ease.

-Adjusting the fabric, lifting the fabric to make a pattern


Day 2: Work on different cuts and collars:


‐On a ½ front: work on the clips, clip pivot

‐ The different cut-outs (strapless, princess, etc.)

‐ Work on different collars: blouse with or without collar stand, officer collar, Claudine collar


Day 3: Making a bustier:


‐ Corsetry/bustier workshop

‐ Creation of a tight-fitting top, with various clip inserts in the cut-outs


Day 4-5: Creating a personal model

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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