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Fashion Pattern Making I

at Los Angeles City College - Los Angeles

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$79 6 seats left
Start Date:

Thu, Jan 17, 7:00pm - Feb 14, 9:00pm (5 sessions)

Los Angeles, Downtown/Northeast
855 N Vermont Ave Admin Bldg 112
At Willow Brook Ave
Los Angeles, California 90029
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Rosy Espinoza

What you'll learn in this pattern making class:

This hands-on beginners class will introduce you to the world of fashion pattern making. Learn how to make your own garments and patterns by using step-by-step pattern making techniques in class. Reading a ruler will be beneficial to measure and cut fabric. 

Updated Material List

Bring to our 1st class meeting:
* Pencils and eraser 
* notebook or paper to take notes 
* One 18" inch “CTHRU” ruler (most needed but no quilting ruler)
* Drafting paper (ACE Downtown L A ) 
* Scissors (for paper) 
* Scotch tape 
* Tape measure 60" inches ok 36" inches, 
* 3 yards of elastic 1/2” inch wide

To discuss in Class
* “Fairgate" Skirt Curve Ruler 
* Tracing wheel (for pattern making) 
* Push pins (no longer 1/2” inch) 
* One Package of Tracing paper (find at notions section) 
* 2 tailor chalks (different colors). 
* Thread, hand needles and pins 
* Fabric

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Refund Policy
We reserve the right to cancel any class offering if the minimum number of student enrollments necessary to support it is not achieved. You will be notified no less than the day prior to the start of the first session if an offering will be cancelled by Community Services and offered either a transfer of your fees to another class offering or a full refund.

There are no refunds after a class has begun. Student requested refunds must be made 48 hours before the class begins. There will be a $10 processing fee per class.

Note: Refunds are not issued for absences nor prorated for late registration. Missed class meetings may not be made up in another class.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
7:00pm - 9:00pm Rosy Espinoza 5 $79
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Jan 24 7:00pm - 9:00pm Rosy Espinoza
Thu, Jan 31 7:00pm - 9:00pm Rosy Espinoza
Thu, Feb 07 7:00pm - 9:00pm Rosy Espinoza
Thu, Feb 14 7:00pm - 9:00pm Rosy Espinoza

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Question from Janette F.
Hello, Are there other stores where I can purchase the drafting paper? Also, how wide is it supposed to be?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Janette! As per instructor, Drafting paper - any size 45" or 60". Other location to buy it: might find it online. Or bring postal brown paper from "Ride Aid". Not the best paper to work with. Hope this helps!
Question from SHY
Hi, Do I have to register at Lacc in order to take this course?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Shy! It is not a requirement to register at LACC to take this course. You can simply book the class here on CourseHorse and we'll send the details to LACC.
Answer from anonymous
Thank you. One last question, I read some reviews and i would like to confirm that the class is 5 sessions instead of 4 session? Please clarify! Thank you kindly!
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
The class is for 5 sessions.
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Question from Janette F.
Hello everyone, What supplies are in the "Sewing Made Easy" kit? I'm not taking a sewing class as I already know how to sew. Thank you, Janette
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Janette! The Sewing Made Easy kit is discussed in class.
Question from Monica D.
Hi there, What are the next dates for this course (Fashion Pattern Making I)? I am unable to attend 2 classes in Nov. I would like to sign up for the next course coming? Is there dates for that? Thanks, Monica
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Monica, this class is only scheduled for Nov 3 and unfortunately, we really can't say when will it be offered again. You can add it to your wish-list so you can be notified via email when new updates are made on the website.
Question from Marwa
Hi All, Is there any possibility to have grouped sessions or can you share each session details if i can attend specific ones as i am not living in CA Thank You Marwa
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Marwa! It is a must that you attend the class every week, as this class runs for 5 Saturdays. The policy for this class says that missed class meetings may not be made up in another class. Hope this answers your question!
Question from Anonymous
Does the $75 include all 5 classes?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hey there! The $75 price includes 4 sessions (4 consecutive Saturday). Hope this helps!
Question from Rose D.
Is it a requirement to take the Sewing Made Easy classes prior to taking this class, or could you have taken a sewing class elsewhere and that is sufficient?
Answer from Angelica B. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Rose, taking the Sewing Made Easy is not required but it's recommended to have a working knowledge of sewing. You just need to bring the materials from the "Sewing Made Easy" class.
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Reviews of Classes at Los Angeles City College (389)

(389 Reviews)
Fashion Pattern Making I
Reviewed by Elizabeth C. on 7/16/2018
Rosie was great! The class really got me inspired to design and sew again. We packed in a lot in 4 weeks.
Fashion Pattern Making I
Reviewed by Itzel A. on 7/9/2018
Wish the class was 5 classes instead of 4.
Fashion Pattern Making I
Reviewed by Anonymous on 10/10/2016
Me ubiese gustado que la clase la dieran en una cuarto cerrado . Era imposible escuchar la clase con todo el ruido de las otras clases.
Fashion Pattern Making I
Reviewed by Lisa A. on 3/13/2016
The wrong class was advertised online, so all of the students who showed up were there for "Beginning Fashion Pattern Making" and the teacher was prepared for a level 2 class, which it was supposed to be. So, the first of 4 classes started 35 minutes late and we had no handouts. Thank heavens there were only 5 students in the class because everyone kept getting confused and the instructor needed to keep shifting topics and it was hard to keep track of the detailed information to take accurate notes. On the whole, Rosy (the instructor) thoroughly knows the material and was very pleasant, as well as helpful. I was able to get the information I needed from the class. The classes need to be kept small so everyone can get the attention they require. Also, there should be a prerequisite to signing up for any pattern making class ... the ability to sew and working knowledge of how garments are put together. The instructor struggled to get some of the students up to speed so that she could cover the class material in a way they would understand. Also, please tell enrollees to bring calculators!
Fashion Pattern Making I
Reviewed by Setsko H. on 1/31/2016
The first instructor was not that great but due To some urgent reasons another instructor came and he was very good teacher and I really enjoyed taking his lesson. I wish there is another class for different pattern making because he really explained to us in detail what was supposed to be done in real fashion business. Thank you.
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