Childrenswear

Childrenswear

Childrenswear encompasses all clothing products for children, from Newborn, Infants, Toddler, Child, and Girl/Boy (pre-tweens). Childrenswear usually meets a wide range of uses, from play to school to party or beach clothing. The latter uses will often determine the choices of styling, fabric/material, construction and even color range. Click on any lesson picture, below, to learn more!

Note: You'll learn the most from these lessons by doing exactly what the teachers are doing, using your own materials. Need Closed Captions on a video? Just ask and we'll add them for you.

Beginner

Our how-to lessons focus on the most popular size range, Child (boy & girl sizes 2-6X). We recommend watching the lessons, below, in the order shownStart by viewing “Introduction to Childrenswear Global Sizing” lesson, “Draping a Child’s Bodice Sloper” and “Drafting a Child’s Torso Sloper”. Next, learn “Drafting a Child’s Shirt”, “Drafting a Girls Drop Waist Dress & Variations” and “Drafting a Girls A-Line Dress”. Follow up the above with “Drafting a Child’s Basic Pant” and “Drafting a Child’s Short”. If you want an advanced lesson on portfolio creation, look for “Advanced Fashion Illustration Techniques” in our Fashion Art discipline

Note: Many of our Childrenswear lessons come with downloadable child bodice slopers and Children’s Global Size Charts so that you can complete all of our childrenswear lessons even if you don’t have a child dress form. Enjoy!

Ink Drawing Tween Boy Figure
Beginner
Ink Drawing Tween Girl Figure
Beginner
Drawing Children – Infant & Toddlers
Introduction to Childrenswear Global Sizing
Draping A Child’s Bodice Sloper
Beginner
Drafting a Child’s Torso Sloper
Beginner
Drafting a Child’s Shirt
Beginner
Drafting a Girl’s Drop Waist Dress & Variations
Drafting a Girl’s A-Line Dress
Beginner
Drafting a Child’s Basic Pant
Beginner
Drafting a Child’s Shorts
Beginner
Drafting a Child’s Sleeve Sloper
Beginner