Historical Pattern Cutting

An ideal opportunity to perfect your traditional cutting techniques for period costumes that reinvent the way a garment looks.

Course Summary

  • Duration 5 days
  • Location Buckinghamshire
  • Price £599

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Historical Pattern Cutting Master Course

This Historical Pattern Cutting master course is a trip into the 1800s. Ultimately the perfect opportunity to perfect your traditional cutting techniques for period costumes.

Firstly reinvent the way a garment looks. Most importantly you will learn new ways to present shapes and silhouettes, this instantly enlightens viewers to the time period and the character being portrayed. 

Join us to put your skills into action as you produce sample garments, made using calico and learn adapt your modern pattern cutting skills for period work. These simple garments will fit over underpinnings. In addition practice the art of flat pattern cutting and garment draping on a stand.


Who is this for?

This hands-on course is geared to build technical knowledge. Professional and career beginner alike will benefit from tutoring delivered by experts with legendary status in the film industry. If you have some experience with modern pattern cutting this is the perfect opportunity to adapt your knowledge for historical film work. 

If you have some basic experience in film, this is your chance to upskill and expand your talent repertoire, therefore making yourself more employable. Tap into unrivalled knowledge and experience, unavailable via mainstream college and university courses.  Class sizes are kept to a minimum, encouraging interactivity and networking with like-minded professionals, while leaving space to tailor the course to your specific needs.

If you need financial support towards the cost of this training there are options available to you. Have a look at our Funding guide for more information.

If you need advice on available travel and accommodation options to attend this training then have a look at our accommodation and Travel guide here. 

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