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

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

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


Since launching the College of Vogue in 2008 the mission of the corporate has all the time been to protect the artwork and craft of vogue 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 vogue schooling, together with vogue retailing and merchandising, visible merchandising, vogue legislation, influencer advertising and the most recent vogue business 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. The truth is, we just lately filmed a whole lower & sew knit lesson collection in response to scholar recommendations. 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 Material Rules preview

Step one when designing a lower and stitch knit garment is to study knit cloth. In our lesson entitled, Introduction to Knit Materials, we display the distinction between woven and knit materials and the way knit cloth is structured. You’ll study the that 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 several types of yarns and the way knits are made in order that you’ll make the most effective knit cloth alternative for every of your designs.

In our lesson, Knit Material Rules, you’ll study extra about designing with knits. We’ll educate you all in regards to the 4 traits of knit materials, what it means when a knit cloth 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 cloth alternative.

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 Ladies’s Relaxed Match Knit T-shirt from Measurements

Drafting a sample from physique measurements might be difficult, however not at College of Vogue. While 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 can assist you find the entire key measurement-taking factors. We additionally present downloadable worksheets in an effort to simply file your measurements. The ladies’s fitted steady knit T-shirt sloper will change into the premise for your entire knit designs for 1-way and a pair of approach stretch cloth.

Body measuring points diagram

Drafting a 4-Approach 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 learn 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 Reduce & Sew Knit Legging & Unitard

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

Drafting a Ladies’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 learn to mix the 2 slopers to draft a unitard from our lesson, Drafting a Ladies’s Knit Unitard.

Designing a Reduce & Sew Knit Hoodie

poster frame from lesson Drafting a Hooded Top

Drafting a Hooded Knit Prime preview 

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

Keep tuned for extra lower & 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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