Do you dream of making your own clothing? Explore everything you need to learn flat patternmaking, drafting and draping skills with classes, articles, inspiration and more.
In flat patternmaking, slopers (or custom-fit foundation patterns) are the key to every design you create. Learn to measure & draft your own with classes led by expert instructors.Free Bluprint Trial
Discover the magic of design curves — the rulers that professional designers and patternmakers depend on. Learn the three most common types of curved rulers and when to use them.Read More
With well-fitting bodice, skirt, pant and sleeve slopers in hand, learn to confidently draft patterns for beautiful garments with more in-depth classes.
Another approach to fashion design begins with three-dimensional draping before drafting the flat pattern from the draped fabric. Expert Paul Gallo shows you how.
Learn more secrets of draping for fashion design with Paul Gallo and see fabric come to life in three dimensions.Take the Classes
Keep must-have patternmaking tools close by in your design studio.
For designers-in-training, creating accurate, technical line illustrations of finished clothing is a key skill. Learn the ins & outs of drawing fashion flats with a fabulous class taught by author and fashion instructor Laura Volpintesta.Get the Class