How To Drape On The Stand with Laura Alice Dressmaking

Charlie Bradley Ross Wednesday, 30 August 2017

 In this tutorial, you'll learn how to drape a fabric on a mannequin and transform it into a spectacular, wearable piece of art.

Draping on the stand (sometimes referred to as modelling, or moulage) is a pattern cutting technique used by many designers, where garments are created on the stand and then transferred onto paper to make a pattern. By draping, you can literally watch a garment come to life in front of your eyes in a matter of minutes. This quick technique gives designers freedom to play with fabric and adjust details, creating many variations in style, quickly and simply.

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