Advanced Draping: Jacket & Outerwear Design

Jacket & Outerwear Design course is in depth advanced draping with concentration on jacket

How to design an outerwear garment directly on a dress form.

Students will learn:

  • How to create an outerwear garment on a dress form

  • How to evaluate the ease and control the ease during draping work

  • How to drape a fitted and semi-fitted jacket: YSL tuxedo versus Dior jacket  

  • How to drape an oversized jacket.

  • How to create collars for outerwear: notched collar, shawl collar, convertible collar

  • How to draft a perfect tailored sleeve

  • How to evaluate the fit of the outerwear garment

  • How to apply pressing techniques for shaping the pattern pieces for tailored jacket.

Course duration: 24 course in 4 days
Students will design a few outerwear garments directly on a dress form under instructor supervision.


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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