Intro to Pattern Making: Summer Skirts with Vivian

  • 8th Nov, 2022
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEDT)
  • Laneway Learning Central
    L3 R14, 37 Swanston St (Nicholson Building) Melbourne, 3000 VIC
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$20 - $23 AUD + BF
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Have you always wanted to learn how to design and create your own clothes – here’s your chance!

In this pattern making class, you will draft a basic skirt block based on your own body measurements. This class is perfect for total beginners who want to start learning flat pattern making!

You’ll walk away with a new understanding of how a 2D pattern can be transferred into 3D fabric form as well as a personalised pattern for your own skirt!

What we will cover?

  • Introduction of basic pattern making
  • How to transfer measurements to a skirt pattern 
  • Understand the magic of darts in shaping and creating volume

What to bring

  • Bring your own tape measure if you have one


  • Wheelchair Accessible Venue
  • Gender Neutral Bathrooms
  • Cheaper Early Bird Tickets
  • Auslan Interpreted Upon Request 

Who will be teaching?

Vivian Qiu (she/her) is a sentimental jewellery designer. She holds a Bachelor (Honours) degree in Fashion Design in RMIT. Her jewellery practice focuses on reflective designing based on emotions, stories, and memories. 

She explores a variety of non-traditional materials in her practice, including rice fabric created by herself, recycled electrical wires, treated fabric and so on.

She has been running creative hands-on workshops since 2015. She has worked with Signal, City of Melbourne, Geelong Wool Museum, and Immigration Museum. You can follow her on Instagram.

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Any other questions or ways we can assist with accessibility? Just email Maddy (she/her) at