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The Pattern Drafter

All Pattern Drafter demonstrations and courses are personally facilitated by Maria Boncaldo, inventor of The Pattern Drafter & The Children’s Pattern Drafter. Maria is a qualified dressmaker, pattern drafter and designer, tertiary teacher and private tutor.

All courses are conducted at the Shine Trimmings & Fabrics learning studio in Altona, VIC Melbourne.

For your convenience all supplies necessary to complete your course including fabric, thread, etc can be purchased prior to your course at our Port Melbourne showroom or on the day at the Shine learning studio.


2 Day Dress Pattern-Making & Dressmaking Workshop

During the 2 day course you will learn how to use The Pattern Drafter to make and fit, a dress block pattern with the aim to produce a finished garment through the duration of the course. Class sizes are strictly limited to 12 students.

Dates: Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May
Times: 9:30am-4:00pm
Cost: $295 + materials (including The Pattern Drafter)
Location: Shine Learning Studio – Unit 3, 1 Drake Boulevard, Altona, VIC 3018 Australia


2 Day Dress Pattern-Making & Dressmaking Workshop

During the 2 day course you will learn how to use The Pattern Drafter to make and fit, a dress block pattern with the aim to produce a finished garment through the duration of the course. Class sizes are strictly limited to 12 students.

Dates: Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th September
Times: 9:30am-4:00pm
Cost: $295 + materials (including The Pattern Drafter)
Location: Shine Learning Studio – Unit 3, 1 Drake Boulevard, Altona, VIC 3018 Australia

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