• Cut & Spread

    Pattern Making Kit

    step-by-step pattern making, giving the artistic freedom to create contemporary design

  • Pre-orders delivered from October 1st 2019

  • Workshops

    WORKSHOPS for Beginners, Intermediate and Confident students

    "Those who can, do; those who can't, learn"

    Our series of Autumn workshops are starting from October 2019. They will be held at the Oxo Tower in a large spacious workspace. It's well equipped with everything you could possibly need to complete your two day projects. Class sizes are small with only six students in attendance. This allows for plenty of one-to-one tuition from your pattern making tutor, Moni. She's determined that you leave the workshop with confidence and new skills to embark on future pattern making challenges.

  • Book both for yourself, or for you and a friend

  • Shop

    Women's Dress/Bodice/Skirt Block (Sizes 6 - 20) & three sets of Half-Scale Blocks
    $39.00
    Cut & Spread® Pattern Kit Intermediates WORKSHOP
    $204.00 - $425.00
    PAPTIC® Trace & Sew
    $2.50 - $12.00
    Cut & Spread® Pattern Kit Beginners WORKSHOP
    $204.00 - $425.00
    Cut & Spread® Pattern Making Kit. TOPS
    $64.00
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  • Equipment

    Have you got these Four Basic Tools? Then you're ready to start using your kit

    CUT

    Paper Cutting Scissors

    MEASURE

    Pattern Master

    NOTCH

    Notchers

    FLEX

    Flexible Tape Measure

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    What exactly is in the kit?

    A dress block in sizes 6 - 20
    A half-scale block to practice with
    Six double sided cards with full instructions for 6 styles: 2 x Beginners, 2 x Intermediate, 2 x Confident

    plus 4 x sleeves
    PAPTIC® Trace & Sew paper
    Calico (to toile your pattern block)

    Is the Kit suitable for all abilities?

    This Kit is suitable for Beginners Level 1, Intermediates Level 2, and more Confident students Level 3

    Why does the kit include instructions for all abilities?

    Everybody learns at a different pace and I felt it was important to provide a kit that enables self learning and differentiation. A beginner, with an interest in pattern cutting, will be able to follow our simplified instructions. They will then gain confidence and progress to the second item in the beginners section. Think of the designs and exercises as building blocks to confidence.

    What is a Pattern Block?

    These are the basic templates that are used to create dressmaking patterns. Our Blocks include a bodice front, back and a sleeve.

    Is it OK to cut up the block?

    Remember the NCUB rule. Never-Cut-Up-the-Block - as it's been designed for multiple use.

    Is the seam allowance included in the block patterns?

    No, you will add the seam and hem allowances once you have drafted your patterns from the block.

    What height person has the block been drafted for?

    The blocks have been drafted for a person who is 5 ft 7" (170 cm) tall.

    Is there an ease allowance in the blocks?

    There is an ease allowance in the blocks and the fit is slightly relaxed as opposed to figure hugging.

    What bra cup size do the blocks accommodate?

    The sample block size is a UK 10 with a C cup allowance. The additional sizes were then professionally graded. All of the styles that were made from the initial size 10 block fitted an A cup up to an E cup and have been designed to be a relaxed fit across the bust.

    What system do you use for the measurements in the kit?

    We use the metric system.

  • About

    Pattern Cutting Deconstructed

    Thanks for visiting my site

    As a child I taught myself to sew by watching my mum as she made clothes for me and my sisters. I was also obsessed with Vogue patterns, and spent many happy hours sewing garments on her Singer sewing machine. Thinking back to how I learned to sew - through simplified instructions, taught in a methodical manner, using inspiring patterns – I realised I wanted to provide an equivalent experience for someone learning how to make patterns.

     

    It is probably no surprise to you that pattern cutting was what I most looked forward to, during my degree in Fashion and Textiles. Draping on the stand and flat pattern cutting also made my heart skip a beat. The pattern cutting process was the highlight for me while creating garments for my own labels, and when I qualified as a teacher in 2012 I started my journey of lecturing on fashion courses at CSM, Morley College and the RCA. The pattern cutting courses I taught on were my favourite, but through lecturing from various pattern-cutting books I saw the flaws - overwhelming instructions, combined with basic designs. I couldn’t imagine anyone being thrilled by them.

     

    I adore conceptual garments, and clothes that are influenced by origami folds. Although my design ethos veers towards more is more, I don’t like clothes that consume the wearer. Yes, clothing has transformative qualities, but at the end of the day it should be clear who is wearing what!

     

    So I dreamed big: of step-by-step pattern making, giving the artistic freedom to create contemporary design, and Pattern Cutting Deconstructed was born and the Cut & Spread® pattern making kits were developed.

     

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Cut & Spread® pattern making kit
You may use this kit for domestic purposes only. Garments made and sold commercially from the patterns you create are prohibited.

Wholesale
Pattern making classes
You may use our kits for classes. However, each student will have to purchase their own copy of the kit for the class. I offer wholesale rates for classes above a certain size, so please get in touch if you would like to place an order. moni@patterncuttingdeconstructed.com

Retail
The kits are available to purchase at a wholesale price (quantity dependent) and to be sold in your store. Please do get in touch to discuss terms moni@patterncuttingdeconstructed.com

Selling items made from the patterns
It is ILLEGAL to sell items that you make from the patterns. Our legal copyright notice, printed on all elements of the kit clearly states this. The contents of this pattern making kit 
(including illustrations, photographs, diagrams & instructions) are protected by copyright law and belong exclusively to Armour&KindLTD. You may use this kit for domestic purposes only. Garments made and sold commercially from the patterns you create are prohibited. No part of this kit may be reproduced or resold for commercial gain.

Using the designs for your own clothing range
See above

Copying the kit
You may not copy the contents of the kit for resale, distribution, sharing or publishing (online or other)

Returns Policy
If within 60 days you have followed my instructions to create your patterns, and you're not satisfied with the results, then please return the kit for a full refund.
Armour & Kind LTD
412 Oxo Tower Wharf,
London,
SE1 9GY

Workshops
Our workshops are non refundable unless we have a reserve list, and can fill your space.
We reserve the right to cancel the class giving you two weeks notice. A full refund will be forwarded to you if your class is cancelled.
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