How to make Collar Patterns
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How to make Collar Patterns

Master collar pattern cutting from basic shapes through to designer collars. See the patterns and the final garments.
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Created by Carol Wickenden
Last updated 4/2017
Price: $25
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Unleash your creativity and make your own unique collar patterns.
  • Pattern make all the basic collar styles including: Stand up, Turnover, Flat and Shirt Collars.
  • Test and adjust your collar patterns, then complete the changes required to take the basic collar through to a unique designer collar.
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  • No previous knowledge is required for this course, just a passion to create a unique collar.
  • You will need tracing paper and plain paper or cardboard.
  • Basic stationary including scissors, pens and tape measure.
  • Dress form or mannequin is a great asset but not essential.

This course was designed with your learning in mind Collar pattern cutting made simple from the basic styles through to designer collars. You learn every essential basic you need to know about the foundation collar styles to empower you to create designer collars. The foundation styles are Flat collars, Turnover collars, Men's 2 piece shirt collar and Stand up collars.

Every lesson has a video and notes with photo's of the pattern making steps right through to the finished garment on real people. So you can see exactly how the pattern looks when it is worn. No big long courses, bit size chunks allowing you to learn, test and improve your pattern designing skills in the area of your interest. Learn the trade secrets from a master pattern maker.

When you put these strategies to work the pattern skills you gain will enable you to create your own unique collar designs. Enjoy the course.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is aimed at people who want to fully understand collar pattern designing, from basic shapes to designer styles.
  • You have a desire to learn, want to up skill, or need additional understanding or coaching on pattern making.
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Curriculum For This Course
28 Lectures
What you will learn
1 Lecture 10:50
1 Lecture 01:58
It all starts with the neckline
The 3 basic styles that create all Collars
2 Lectures 02:58
Introducing the 3 Collar Styles that underpin all collar designs.

Pattern shape and relationship to one another
Successful Beginnings
3 Lectures 03:11
How to get the greatest benefit from this course

Successful beginnings

Designing the neckline for the collar
Mastering the Stand Up (Rink Collar)
5 Lectures 22:15

Stand up Collar lesson 1

Stand up Collar lesson 2

Unleach your creativity Designer Stand Collar

Approving and Completing the Design Collar
2 piece Shirt Collar
4 Lectures 11:18
Introducing the 2 piece Shirt Collar

Creating the shirt collar pattern

Adjusting the base pattern to a Designer Shirt Collar

Practice improves performance
Mastering Turnover Collars
5 Lectures 29:20
What is a turnover collar and how does it sit.

How to make a Turnover Collar Pattern

Unleash your creativity Designer Turnover Collar

Designing the Pattern

What does it look like? Testing, adjusting and finalising your pattern.
Mastering Flat Collars
5 Lectures 27:46
Introduction to flat collars

How to make a Flat Collar pattern

Unleach your creativity Designer Flat Collar

Designing the patttern

Approving adjusting and finalising the pattern
Improving your skills
2 Lectures 01:13
Practice Improves Performance

Congratulations, feedback and Your certificate
About the Instructor
Carol Wickenden
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Fashion Pattern Technician, Teacher, Trainer and Coach

Carol is a qualified teacher, trainer and coach and believes there is nothing more important than empowering others through teaching, coaching and mentoring.

Teaching and working in the Fashion Industry for more than 25 years, Carol brings to the table a deep wealth of knowledge and has the ability to teach things in a simple and easy to understand way.

Carol’s area of expertise and passion is in manual and computer pattern cutting, making and grading. After graduating with honors from Fashion at East Sydney TAFE, was employed as a patternmaker in a small exclusive high end label. Loving diversity and a new challenge her depth and width of experience goes from employee to CEO and from individualized fit of formal garments to mass production. Women’s fashion labels to Corporate Uniforms, Ski wear and pattern cutting for leather garments.

Carol believes that the difference between a good pattern and a great pattern is fit and proportion. Everyone wants to look and feel good.

Carol is also a qualified coach with accrediations from John Maxwell and Anthony Robbins.

Whether you are wanting to learn how to make a pattern, a pattern cutter wanting to upskill, student needing additional advice or coaching on a specific style or technique then reach out to Carol now or download the specific modules that will help you on your design and increase your knowledge.