Archive for April 29th, 2012
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design is nothing without itʼs tutors. If the student body is the hot blood, then tutors are the heart that pumps the blood. Two combined make up the heart beat of CSM.
We are extremely proud to post this one mammoth of a post, interview, to be exact, of our two incredible pattern cutting tutors…fashion fairies for real – Esme Young and Patrick Lee Yow, both of whom have studied at Saint Martins School of Art (now Central Saint Martins) and who have been teaching more than several generations of graduates and being the guiding light to students in the most cry provoking art of pattern cutting.
1Granary would like to thank Esme and Patrick for their time, wisdom and experience shared everyday with the army of students. Thank you for tirelessly repeating to us that the sleeve, actually has to fit the arm whole and not the neck opening, that pattern paper must be cut with paper scissors instead of fabric ones, that the collar stand should be fused and fabric steamed before being cut, that there is such thing – a seam allowance and that patterns must be drawn with a pencil and not with a black thick marker. Thank you for everything! (more…)