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Drafting a Custom Trouser/Pant Pattern with Kenneth D. King August 21-22

Students will Draft a custom trouser/pant pattern. Using your own measurements, you will be taken step by step through the process of drafting a trouser/pant pattern.

Kenneth teaches the system of drafting trousers (for men and women) from measurements. After taking the proper measurements (which is covered in the text, as well as on the video on the CD), we cover calculations for the draft, and drafting the trouser. Once the trouser is drafted and made, common adjustments that might need to be made to the test the fit in the muslin to ensure proper fit. Finally, after a well-fitting trouser muslin has been made, the directions for adding style, such as pleats, pockets, waistbands, and the like, will be discussed.

Class size is limited to 10.

 No refunds unless a replacement student is found.

Optional but highly recommended and available for purchased.
 Trouser Draft – $24.95 US
*Trouser Draft - $34.95 US International Orders
The trouser draft starts with a video on the Cd, demonstrating the proper way to take measurements. We then cover the calculations, and then drafting the trouser from calculations. Afterwards, making up in muslin, and the adjustments, are covered. finally, adding pockets, pleats, and waistbands, to make the trouser your design, will be discussed
Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Advanced Beginner
Materials Included:
Class notes, pattern paper, pencils, scotch tape, paper scissors, drafting rulers, elastic.
Sewing machine, sewing tools like scissors, pins, 7-9" zipper, 2 1/2 - 5 yards muslin. If you need a machine, please contact
Instructor Name:
Kenneth D. King
Instructor Bio:
Kenneth D. King is a professor at F.I.T. (Fashion Institute of Technology) in New York and the Sewing and Design School. Kenneth won the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals' 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award. He is known for his articles in Threads Magazine, his books, CD books, TV show (�Sewing Today�), and "Jean-ius" an online class at , as well as his excellent teaching skills and his dashing personal style. He teaches workshops in Moulage, a French method of drafting and constructing a body double and bodice, jacket and overcoat slopers, Sleeve Drafting, Trouser Drafting, Designer Techniques, Cloning your Favorite Garments, leather and fur construction techniques and countless other techniques.

Drafting a Custom Trouser/Pant Pattern with Kenneth D. King August 21-22

$ 650.00