Advanced Draping: Corset & Contour Design

Corset & Contour Design is 24 hours course focused on advanced draping of corset and close fitted garment.
How to design a corset or close fitted garment directly on a dress form.


The students learn:

  • The principles of contouring

  • How to design and create style lines

  • How to drape a close fitted garment

  • How to transfer the drape onto a paper and produce paper patterns for a garment

  • How to apply pleating/ruching techniques for close fitted garment

  • How to imitate pleating techniques and create intricate texture

In addition you will review contouring techniques in application to 2D, flat pattern-making
During the course three types of corsets and one dress will be produced under instructor supervision.
Course duration 24 hours, 8 sessions, 4 days


Fee per person in small group: 440$USD

One-to-one study course fee: 620$USD

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Elena' Fashion Design Workshop

EWST fashionlab


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