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Learn to Create: Flat Fundamentals

Get confident creating beautiful industry-standard garment flats.

  • Starts 19 Sept
  • 365 British pounds
  • Online

Available spots

What will I learn?

Learn to create garment flats in this online interactive course. Join us to see how Adobe Illustrator can help you create accurate technical drawings and turn them into beautiful garment flats. High-quality Illustrator flats don’t just look good; they are also powerful tools in range building, strategy, sales/approvals, and communicating key design and technical details to suppliers and factories. Our fashion expert, Erica Horne, will teach you all the tools of the trade so you can confidently create your own industry-standard garment designs. Perfect for beginners and anyone who needs a skills refresh. What will I learn: ✨ Session 1 – Creating a t-shirt technical drawing ✨ ➜ Get over that pen tool fear ➜ Create a t-shirt spec drawing ➜ Add stitch lines If you have found Illustrator tricky to get the hang of previously, then please don't worry!! We have some top-secret tips that make tasks like using the pen tool super simple. ✨ Session 2 – Take your flats to the next level ✨  ➜ Add ribbing ➜ Add colour ➜ Add shading ✨ Session 3 – All the extras ✨  ➜ Asymmetric garments ➜ Ruffles & gathers ➜ Buttons & trims ✨ Session 4 – Working on your designs ✨  With your new secret weapons at hand, this final session will allow you to work on your designs while making the most of our expert tutor's assistance. Erica is there to help you if you get stuck or if something isn’t behaving the way it should, as well as to provide advice and feedback on your work. By the end of this course, you’ll be creating beautiful industry-standard garment flats. About our courses: 4️⃣ 4 sessions over 4 weeks 🧑‍🎓 Small groups of maximum 6 learners  🙋‍♀️Practical and interactive, so cameras and mics on, and ask as many questions as you like!! 🎥 No frantic note-taking here - all sessions are recorded for you to watch back  💬 Access to a dedicated forum for you to share your work, get help from your tutor and get to know your fellow learners  🌍 Open to learners worldwide - a good understanding of spoken English is required  🏅 Certificate to say you have attended a C4F course  🎓 10% Student/Grad discount - use code STUDENTGRAD10 at checkout  ⚠️ You will need a valid full or trial version of Adobe Illustrator for the course duration

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When will it take place?

Cancellation Policy

To ensure a positive learning experience for everyone, we ask that you review and adhere to the following guidelines. Learning requirements: • You will require the full app version of the training platform Hurdle, which will be provided by us. • You will need a valid full or trial version of CLO or Adobe for the learning duration (please refer to our FAQs for the minimum system requirements for each software). • You will need a 3-button mouse (no Apple Magic Mouse or Wacom Tablets, please). Note that this applies to CLO training only. • Optionally (but recommended), have a secondary screen (monitor or iPad) to watch the tutor's screen during training. • A stable internet connection. Act professionally and be respectful: • Treat your fellow learners and tutors with professionalism and respect. • Avoid any behaviour that may disrupt the learning process or disrespect others. Attendance: • Attend all scheduled sessions punctually, making every effort to be present and engaged. • If unable to attend a session, please notify your tutor in advance. • Missing more than two sessions without prior notice or valid reasoning may impact your eligibility for a certificate of completion. Note that this applies to group sessions only. Cancellation and rescheduling: • Full refunds are available for cancellations made at least one week before the scheduled session. • Refunds cannot be issued for cancellations made less than one week before the session. • If you need to reschedule a session, provide at least 48 hours notice. If rescheduling within 48 hours is unavoidable, please contact us at Note that rescheduling applies to tuition sessions only; group sessions cannot be rescheduled. By participating in our online learning, you acknowledge and agree to these guidelines. Thank you.

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