A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have an idea for improving the Craftster swap process?  Suggest and discuss it here on the Talk About The Swap Process board.
Total Members: 314,241
Currently Running With Scissors:
550 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Any pattern drafters, Seattle or Eastside?  (Read 1181 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Mandalu
« on: February 14, 2007 10:32:54 PM »

Hey everyone...
I have just begun my senior project class, and have decided that I would like to learn how to draft patterns since I've been buying them for awhile now. This senior project business requires a product mentor that is an expert in their field (in this case, pattern drafting) that will work with or supervise me throughout the 20+ hours. For this particular topic I think that my main option is to take a class (and so far all I can find are the Art Institute and the International Academy of Design & Technology; of both I am unsure of what they will allow a high school student to participate in...) but I was wondering if any of you here on Craftster have any ideas or people I could contact for this project.
Thank you in advance! 
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Bananna_AnnA
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2007 10:51:05 PM »

Well I'm not an expert, but I've been looking at the classes at the New York Fashion Academy lately. Ignore the name, it is located in Ballard. They have pattern making classes that you can take for recreation. I'm sure they'd let high-schoolers take them. You might also be able to find a mentor there. Their website is
http://www.newyorkfashionacademy.com

Hope that helps!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
spaz2phreek
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2007 07:16:56 AM »

I just wanted to say thanks for this question & answer. I'm in Bellevue and would like to take pattern drafting myself...maybe some other classes too. Hadn't heard of the New York Fashion Academy. I'll have to take a look. Thanks again.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Craft till it hurts.
bemaha
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2007 07:31:35 AM »

Also try the universities and community colleges around here. Even if you can't join in on a class, people there can probably direct you to the right person. Lots of contacts at a place like UW! Good luck!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
CohesiveChaos
CohesiveChaos.com
Offline Offline

Posts: 1391
Joined: 15-Jan-2007

I've kissed alot of frogs - only found 1 prince


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2007 06:46:31 AM »

I'm a pattern drafter, only I draft patterns for dolls not people so I don't know that I would be of any help to you. Have been professionally drafting patterns for dolls for 6 years.   Anyway if you haven't found anyone to help you out I might could.  I live a bit further south but we could work something out if need be. 

April
THIS ROCKS   Logged

life is what you make it - make it art & make it beautiful
valancy
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2007 09:48:01 AM »

Hi there -
If you are still looking for someone, check the Apparel Design and Services Department at Seattle Central Community College.  They have a great program (I went through it) and could probably refer you to someone who would be happy to mentor you.  Students in the program have to complete quite a few hours of internship time, so they get many people offering positions.  I'm sure someone would be willing to work with a HS student.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Wildfyre
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2007 01:52:14 PM »

My Mom was telling me about a really awesome class in Tacoma that taught how to create your own patterns. I've been trying to track it down but with no luck :-(
I'll ask her tonight and post the info Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Adam Selman - Spring/Summer 2016 - NYFW - Backstage, Runway & Interviews - Videofashion News
5 Neon Eye Makeup Looks You Need to Try
Top 5 Concealers of 2015
How to Apply Shiny Mirrored Nails
3 Nail Art Tools You Never Thought Existed in Your Home
Latest Blog Articles
Folding in the New Year!
Tute Tuesday: Joan Jett Inspired Black Heart Soap
The X-Files

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.