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Pattern Cutting: Create Classic Tailored Trousers

Basic Pattern Cutting: Darts, Curves, Squaring Off, and Seam Allowances

A course by Monisola Omotoso , Designer and Creative Pattern Cutter

Designer and Creative Pattern Cutter. London, United Kingdom.
Joined September 2021

Learn how to measure and make a pair of trousers, from the initial block pattern to the finished garment, and showcase your own style

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About the video: Basic Pattern Cutting: Darts, Curves, Squaring Off, and Seam Allowances

Overview

“Now, it's time to explore how to make darts, curved pattern pieces, and add seam allowances. ”

In this video lesson Monisola Omotoso addresses the topic: Basic Pattern Cutting: Darts, Curves, Squaring Off, and Seam Allowances , which is part of the Domestika online course: Pattern Cutting: Create Classic Tailored Trousers. Learn how to measure and make a pair of trousers, from the initial block pattern to the finished garment, and showcase your own style.

Partial transcription of the video

“ Basic Pattern Cutting: Darts, Curves, Squaring Off and Seam Allowances In this lesson, we'll look at some more pattern cutting techniques: darts, curves, squaring off, and seam allowances. The first technique I want to show you is how to trace off the waistband from the working pattern, and then how to square the side seams off for the front and the waistband. Let's get started. First, we'll put some tracing paper over the working pattern and plot the area that I'm going to be tracing. I first see that by doing dots at the first four corners. I then use my pattern master... to draw this f...”

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Course summary for: Pattern Cutting: Create Classic Tailored Trousers

  • Level: Beginner
  • 95% positive reviews (97)
  • 4244 students
  • 5 units
  • 21 lessons (4h 13m)
  • 21 downloads
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    Fashion
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    Arts & Crafts, Fashion, Fashion Design, Patternmaking & Dressmaking, Sewing

Monisola Omotoso

A course by Monisola Omotoso

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Designer and Creative Pattern Cutter

Monisola Omotoso is a designer and pattern cutter based in central London. She comes from a family of South American tailors and followed in their footsteps, making her first wearable pattern at just eight years old. She later studied art and design at Middlesex University where she discovered a love of pattern cutting. While studying, she won several competitions and during her final year, she designed her first commercial product, which was sold at retailers like Paul Smith.

After graduating, Monisola started her own namesake brand which she ran for 10 years, distributing her ranges across the world. She has designed stage outfits for musicians including David Bowie and U2 and her work has been featured in leading UK publications such as The Face, i-D, Fashion Weekly, and The Observer. Monisola also worked as a draper for Alexander McQueen. Now she helps others create clothing through 1:1 tuition, pattern-cutting kits, and sewing patterns.


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Pattern Cutting: Create Classic Tailored Trousers

A course by Monisola Omotoso
Designer and Creative Pattern Cutter. London, United Kingdom.
Joined September 2021
  • 95% positive reviews (97)
  • 4244 students