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Basic Creative Moulage & Transformational Reconstruction (TR) Techniques by Shingo Sato

Original price $240.00 - Original price $270.00
Original price
$240.00 - $270.00
Current price $270.00
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 1 Session (3hours/session) | Total of 3 hours

Internationally renown Japanese master of draping and fashion design lecturer, Shingo Sato who founded his own Transformational Reconstruction (TR) and cutting art techniques will be holding his 2-day only workshop at FMS to level up your skills!

You will not just learn how to create a dress block on a form through draping, but also learn how to push your creative boundaries! Incorporate wavy design lines, separating the dress block into individual panels, and join up the seams from various materials, allowing you to create a truly unique and eye-catching multi-panel dress.

Materials required:

  • Dressform (Please bring your own)
  • Calico x 2 meters
  • Cotton fabrics (2 colours x 2 meters each)
  • Paper Masking Tape (2cm width) x 1 roll

You may rent or purchase the Dressform:

  • Rent from us at $30 (3 hours) OR
  • Purchase from the places below


Japanese pattern artist and fashion design lecturer Shingo Sato holds worldwide pattern making seminars with TR Cutting School, which was founded by himself. The aesthetics of Shingo Sato’s extraordinary creations combine couture and architecture. In 2017 the master of pattern-innovation came to Germany for the first time. Shingo Sato's technique, called “Transformational Reconstruction Technique”, is a combination of two-dimensional cutting technique and three-dimensional draping on the bust. (Source:

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What You Will Learn

  • Confidently drape directly on a dress form
  • Learn to construct a dress block, followed by putting in the design lines, separating the panels and drafting each panel separately
  • Joining the seams of various contrast panels to create a multi-panel dress

Important note

  • Pre-Requisite: Sewing & Patternmaking knowledge is required.
  • Drafting paper and tools are provided. However, dressform and materials are not provided.

Other Important Information

Classes start on time, please arrive 5 minutes earlier if possible.


  • The date that you booked may be cancelled if that date has fewer than 4 student signups
  • This course is not SkillsFuture claimable

Custom/Private Classes:

Individual & group classes are available to book upon request. We offer classes that are not listed & can tailor them to suit your needs. You may click HERE to contact us.

Kindly refer to our Class Policies before signing up. 

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