Arrange your fabric into folds, twists and style lines to create dresses, tops, skirts, coats and daring necklines. We provide the dress forms so you can start designing your ideas!

Draping 1:  Learn the fundamentals of draping as a method of designing garments and a patternmaking alternative. Work on a professional dress form to create bodices, skirts, and dresses. Transfer the drape to a paper pattern.  Pre-req: Patternmaking Intro.

Draping 2:  Expand on techniques learned in Draping I. Learn to drape asymmetrical designs, bias and cowl necklines and knit fabric. Create your own designs.  Prereq: Draping 1.

Need a draping kit?  Get one here.


Rianna Aguirre, Thread Theory pattern developer
Mondays, 2-5pm
Series: Jan 9-March 27
Draping 1: Jan 9-Feb 13
Draping 2: Feb 20-March 27
Cost/Cost Options:
$349 each or $628 for series
Supply List:
Please contact the PFI Sewing Store Manager for questions about your Supply List.
Additional Notes/Costs:

Buy your draping supplies at with your 20% student discount. Order kits or individual items then pick them up first day of class or at PFI Supply store at 4225 NE Tillamook next to PFI school.