"Perfect Pants" at the Pacific Design Academy - Weekend Workshop
Friday, April 19th, 2013
Weekend Workshop, April 19th, 2013 from 1pm to 5pm, and on Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st from 9am-4:30pm.
Learn how to draft made-to-measure pants patterns after the principles of the renowned “M. Mueller & Sohn” Patternmaking System (RUNDSCHAU System, Germany). Create custom pants from scratch with body measurements and balance measurement for a perfect fit. Discover the secrets of fitting different figure proportions and postures. In this hands-on class you will explore the designing, draping, drafting, and sample making (sewing) procedures used in industrial fashion design departments
to produce high-end clothing. In addition, get an overview about computer aided pattern making (CAD) and see the same pants pattern created on the computer. The gained knowledge can be applied on the job, in a home business, and for personal sewing.
Sabine David is the owner and founder of Suncoast Custom, a company specialized in computer aided patternmaking and design services. Sabine studied design at the University of Applied Science in Hamburg, Germany and earned a BA in Clothing Technology. She is also a trained dressmaker and instructor.
Being in the apparel industry for over 20 years, she has extensive industry experience in design, patternmaking, grading and production. Sabine David has run a CAD patternmaking service for a variety of clients for more than fifteen years. She has shared her knowledge since 1995 in the RUNDSCHAU (Magazine for Fashion and Pattern Techniques) in countless expert articles about patternmaking. Sabine relocated her business in 2005 from Germany to British Columbia, Canada where she provides services to clients in person and over the internet.