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Couture Draping courses


Dear customers! Due to ongoing unprecedented social and economic crisis we offer 50% discount on all of our courses. Additionally, any second purchase is entitled for +20% discount as well!

Draping or Moulage is the process of manipulating a flat piece of fabric directly on a three dimensional dress form. The starting point for the developing garment design through draping can be a designer sketch or the process of draping itself. Once the draping is done the fabric is removed from dress form in order to transfer the results of draping onto paper for creating sewing patterns.

Fashion Draping Basics

Fashion Draping Basic online course provides the necessary foundation for  fashion designer. This foundation would enable designer to proceed further with creative draping. In this course students obtain the knowledge of pattern making through draping skills.

Fashion Draping Basics is very detailed Academic course.

During the course, the learners produce basic blocks (sloper pattern) in order to understand the key points of draping techniques and use the basic blocks to start their their own “pattern library”.  These basic blocks are: basic bodice, basic skirt, basis shift dress, princess bodice.  In addition to studying very detailed draping processes, students learn about body measurements, ease, fabric structure, how to do paper patterns, seam allowance, etc - all those basic and essential knowledge of pattern-making. This course is particularly recommended for professionals and Fashion design educators.

You can select and buy any unit or you can buy full course with significant discount

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Fashion Draping Intermediate

In Intermediate Draping course the students start learning skills related to actual fashion designing. You will be introduced with the methods of contouring, creating shapes, using elements of design to achieve various styles.

You can select and buy any unit or you can buy full course with significant discount


Fashion Draping Advanced | Sculpturing techniques

Advanced Draping for Fashion Designing is unique intensive master class, whereas Elena teaches not merely techniques but creativity, showcasing basically Designing by Draping.

You can select and buy any unit or you can buy full course with significant discount


Fashion Draping: Complete 3 Level Couture Draping Course 

includes all 3 levels of Couture Draping courses:

Fashion Draping Basics
Fashion Draping Intermediate
Fashion Draping Advanced


Apply for this course and get special discount!

Corset Draping: design &redesign

"Corset(bustier) draping design & redesign" course provides skills and knowledge for corset design, corset construction/draping and pattern creation. See full description

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Investigative Draping: Balenciaga cocoon dress

 In this course you will learn how to drape one of Cristobal Balenciaga iconic dresses - a cocoon dress with back pleat which was examined at Cristobal Balenciaga Museum in Getaria, Spain. In addition Elena explains how to create ‘balenciaga’ darts and provides two versions for dart creation. See more

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Sample of Certificate

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Couture Draping courses creator  Elena Ryleeva - EWST fashionlab founder, Sustainable Fashion Designer and International Educational expert

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Technical instruction: Currently, all course video files are allocated on the Google drive so before purchasing the access to the lessons you must have Google  account. If you don't have one see How to create Google account

Please note, the course fee is not refundable. Therefore, we strongly recommend you to watch our free introductory video. Also it is advisable to check our YouTube channel.