Elective: Fashion Draping
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Elective: Fashion Draping

by The Designers' Studio

2,625 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Elective: Fashion Draping

2,625 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Tue, 23 Apr 2024 9:00AM + 3 dates
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Dubai - Al Quoz
Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to course start with full refund
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The Fashion Draping course is designed to teach students three-dimensional fashion design through the technique of draping the calico material directly on a body form, the mannequin. Students can use the principles of draping to create original garments and unique shapes, as seen in Haute Couture. The prototypes in calico material can be translated into flat patterns and recreated in fashion fabric at a later stage.

What this course covers:

Topic 1

  • •Introduction to Draping History
  • Importance of grain lines and fabric orientation in Draping
  • Tools and materials needed in Draping
  • Ease and darts in Draping
  • Draping preparations
  • Marking the dress for

Topic 2

  • Draping the basic skirt foundation
  • Draping skirt variations / asymmetric styles
  • Draping the basic torso foundation
  • Draping different Bodice styles.
  • Visual examples and exercises of pattern making
  • Producing flat patterns according to the draping

Topic 3

  • Introduction to dress draping over a bustier / corset.
  • Creating an Avant-garde, Showpiece dress through draping.
  • Emphasising and enhancing with glitter, crystals, and feathers
  • Converting the 3D techniques into a Fashion Illustration

Topic 4

  • Creating Costing plans and specification sheets for draped garments.
  • Introduction to Jacket draping.
  • Draping techniques for collars and necklines
  • Sustainable draping techniques while using the miniature mannequin

Skill Level:



All materials will be provided

Cancellation Policy:

48 hours prior to course start with full refund

Age Requirements:

18 and older


The Courtyard
Al Quoz

The Designers' Studio
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This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions below:
23 APR
9:00AM - 1:00PM
30 APR
9:00AM - 1:00PM
9:00AM - 1:00PM
14 MAY
9:00AM - 1:00PM
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