Pattern Making 101 with Benjamin Mach || NYC | 6-Week Course | January Sess...

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Mood Designer Fabrics

225 West 37th Street

3rd Floor

New York, NY 10018

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This class is new! Be one of the first to experience it - Register today!

Have you always wanted to know how to create your own patterns that fit perfectly? You may not have a dress form to work on but you can easily work from just your measurements to draft patterns that fit!

In this Mood U 6-Week Pattern Making 101 Course you will learn will the fundamental rules of flat pattern making. Creating basic patterns for use as a starting block for creating any style you can dream of.

Students will be guided in the fundamental steps used to create basic patterns and the flat pattern drafting techniques required to manipulate shape, style and fit. At the completion of the 6-week course, students will have finished some basic paper patterns that can be used time and time again for future projects and Mood U intermediate/advanced pattern making classes or workshops.

Please note: The class will be taught following steps for drafting of primarily patterns for womens measurements, however we will talk about adapting the steps for some basic mens patterns also.

Course Fee includes:
6 weeks of hands-on instruction by fashion designer Benjamin Mach

Comprehensive Class Notes

Pattern paper

Transfer paper

Students will also need their Mood U Pattern Making Kit, which can be purchased in-store for approximately $106.00+tax, or you may purchase required supplies individually as needed.

L square metal ruler
12" french curve
Grid ruler
Tracing wheel
Colored pattern makers pencil
Mechanical pencil
Fabric scissors
Paper scissors
Dressmaker pins
Pattern weights
Tape measure
Draping tape


What is the age requirement for this class?

16+ for adult classes.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Mood Fabrics and Mood U are conveniently located close to many subway stations, all within a 5-10min walk.

A/C/E at 34th St

1/2/3 at 34th St

N/Q/R at 42nd St

7 at Hudson Yards/34th St

Street parking in Midtown Manhattan is not recommended. There are multiple parking stations nearby should you wish to drive.

Can I bring my own supplies from home?

All required supplies are included in the Mood U Pattern Making Kit. You can purchase the full kit or just the individual items you may be missing. (see supplies list above)

Can I still sign up if I have to miss one of the six classes?

Absolutely! The classes are structured to complete sections of the course week by week, however if you should miss a class the Mood U team will work with you to get back on track with your work and talk through in brief anything you may have missed. Comprehensive class notes are also provided.

Can I get a refund if I have to cancel?

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Mood Fabrics has a no returns & no exchange policy on items purchased in store (eg: equipment kits, fabric and other supplies)

How do I know if this is the right level to start at?

This class is designed for anyone who is interested in knowing how to create their own pattern no matter how much, or how little experience you may have!

All of our classes at every level are very social and a lot of students continue to return to keep learning but also to enjoy the social aspect.

Can I switch classes?

Currently all levels of our specialised classes run once per week. We ask you to make sure the scheduled class time works with your weekly schedule. There are no make up classes available.

Is your question not answered here? Please contact Student Support at info@moodu.com for anything else you wish to know about Mood U.

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Mood Designer Fabrics

225 West 37th Street

3rd Floor

New York, NY 10018

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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