24 to 28 August 2020

Teacher: Fabienne Thomas

More info: contact Fabienne Thomas


You know sewing, you are used to commercial patters, but you don’t have any notions of patternmaking and don’t dare to make modifications on a patterns on your own ?

This week-long summer course is for you. You won’t become a pattern maker in a week but you can make simple changes to existing patterns.

During this short course, you will learn how to solve the difficulties you usually face i.e:

Adapt a pattern to your own measurements or your morphology

Reproduce a garnment from your own wardrobe that you particularly like: The teacher will tell you a few tips for easily copying a garment!!

Choose the right fabric according to the pattern;

Turn shorts into a pants,a top into a dress, a jacket into a coat… or the other way around.



Paper scissors, sewing needles n.5-9, fine metal-headed pins, a tape meter, black sewing thread nr 50, thread to sneak, a cutter, one or more pencils, a notebook, an aristo square and a ruler, a camera.

pattern making paper is provided. The calico can be purchased in the school;

Price and conditions


The price of the summer course is 400 euros. It runs Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This amount is payable at the time of registration, directly at the school location, or by transfer.

The specialized course takes place from 4 confirmed participants;

lamaisonde retains the right to cancel the summer course no later than one week before the date in case of insufficient participation.