Home Luxury Fashion Saying UoF’s Latest Classes: Drafting Lower & Sew Knits – Half 1

Saying UoF’s Latest Classes: Drafting Lower & Sew Knits – Half 1

Saying UoF’s Latest Classes: Drafting Lower & Sew Knits – Half 1


Since launching the College of Style in 2008 the mission of the corporate has all the time been to protect the artwork and craft of style design. Now, as we enter our sixteenth yr in enterprise, I’m proud to say that we aren’t solely holding to that mission, however have expanded into different areas of style schooling, together with style retailing and merchandising, visible merchandising, style regulation, influencer advertising and marketing and the most recent style trade space;  3D digital design.

We now have over 500 classes in 13 completely different disciplines and we proceed so as to add further content material to our library month-to-month. In reality, we just lately filmed a whole reduce & sew knit lesson collection in response to pupil strategies. From studying about knit materials and stretch ratios to drafting knit slopers – you requested & we delivered.

Your Knit Journey Begins Right here

Poster frames from 2 lessons : Intro to Knits & Knit Fabric Principles and Introduction to Knit Materials preview                                      Knit Cloth Rules preview

Step one when designing a reduce and stitch knit garment is to study knit material. In our lesson entitled, Introduction to Knit Materials, we exhibit the distinction between woven and knit materials and the way knit material is structured. You’ll study the which means of phrases like knit and purl, wale and course and the way a weft knit differs from a warp knit. We’ll educate you about various kinds of yarns and the way knits are made in order that you’ll make the most effective knit material selection for every of your designs.

In our lesson, Knit Cloth Rules, you’ll study extra about designing with knits. We’ll educate you all concerning the 4 traits of knit materials, what it means when a knit material has 1-way, 2-way or 4-way stretch, in addition to the six classes of stretch ratio percentages, in order that it is possible for you to to draft your knit design on your knit material selection.

Easy methods to Draft Your Knit Slopers

poster frames of lessons Drafting a Women's Fitted Stable Knit T-shirt from Measurements & Drafting a Women's Relaxed Fit Knit T-shirt from Measurements

Drafting a Girls’s Relaxed Match Knit T-shirt from Measurements

Drafting a sample from physique measurements could be difficult, however not at College of Style. Once you draft your T-shirt slopers from our classes, Fitted Secure Knit T-shirt and the Relaxed Match  T-shirt from Measurements, we offer downloadable charts and diagrams that will help you find all the key measurement-taking factors. We additionally present downloadable worksheets as a way to simply report your measurements. The ladies’s fitted steady knit T-shirt sloper will develop into the premise for your entire knit designs for 1-way and a pair of method stretch material.

Body measuring points diagram

Drafting a 4-Manner Knit Stretch Sloper

Changing a Secure Knit T-shirt & Sleeve Sloper to 4-way Stretch Knit Sloper preview

When you’ve drafted your Fitted Secure Knit T-shirt sloper, you’re able to discover ways to convert that sloper to a 4-way knit stretch sloper. Our lesson, Changing a Secure Knit T-shirt & Sleeve Sloper to a 4-way Stretch Knit Sloper, ends in a sloper that can be utilized for your entire activewear, shapewear and swimwear garment designs.

Designing & Drafting a Lower & Sew Knit Legging & Unitard

poster frames for Drafting a Legging lesson and Drafting a Unitard lesson

Drafting a Girls’s Knit Unitard preview                                   Drafting a Legging preview

By combining the 4-way Stretch Knit Sloper, drafted in our lesson Changing a Secure Knit T-shirt & Sleeve Sloper to 4-way Stretch Knit, with the legging drafted in our lesson Drafting a Legging, you’ll discover ways to mix the 2 slopers to draft a unitard from our lesson, Drafting a Girls’s Knit Unitard.

Designing a Lower & Sew Knit Hoodie

poster frame from lesson Drafting a Hooded Top

Drafting a Hooded Knit High preview 

Utilizing the sleeveless steady knit T-shirt sloper drafted in our lesson, Drafting a Girls’s Fitted Secure Knit T-shirt from Measurements you’ll discover ways to draft a hooded knit prime product of a cotton/Lycra single knit jersey. We’ll educate you methods to interpret a sketch to as a way to confirm key measurements, such because the neck drop, the neck opening and the peak and width of the hood.

Keep tuned for extra reduce & sew knit classes: Drafting a Camisole with a Shelf Bra, a Racerback Halter Tank; and a knit neckline collection that features: methods to draft an Uneven, Constructed-up, Boatneck, Collared, Cowl, Crewneck, Off  Shoulder, Scoop, Sq., Surplice, Turtleneck and a V-Neckline.





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