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.   Need dress form mannequin?  Rent one here.

Britta Hellquist, Tomato & Berry Tailoring
Mondays, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm
Series: January 11-March 29
Draping 1: January 11-February 15
Draping 2: February 22-March 29

Cost/Cost Options:
$289 each or $519 for series
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.