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4-Workshop Bundle by Shingo Sato

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*Pre-RequisiteSewing & Patternmaking intermediate knowledge is required

4 Sessions Workshop | Total of 3 days

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 3-day only workshop at FMS. Level up your skills and pick up his innovative techniques in developing three-dimensional designs with his 4 popular workshops!

30th June (Day 1)

Time: 10am to 3pm (1 hr lunch break)

1. Creative Moulage & Transformational Reconstruction (TR) Cut Dress

What You’ll Learn

  • Learn the fundamentals of draping 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 your dress design

30th June (Day 1)

Time: 3.30pm to 6pm

2. Transformational Reconstruction (TR) Draping

What You’ll Learn

  • Learn the fundamentals of creative draping on a dress form using soft fabrics
  • Use shapes to create 3-dimensional designs to achieve fluidity and unique forms
  • Constructing the design organically and creating the bodice pattern


1st July (Day 2)

Time: 10am to 6pm (1 hr lunch break)

3. Origami Textile Techniques Basic

What You’ll Learn

  • Learn creative draping on a dress form using various origami shapes (Bamboo, Petal, Spiral, Vortex)
  • Incorporating origami shapes into the bodice design to add interesting dimension and structure

2nd July (Day 3)

Time: 10am to 6pm (1 hr lunch break)

4. Origami Textile Techniques Advanced

What You’ll Learn

  • Learn advanced origami draping on a dress form using more complex techniques
  • Fragmenting a continuous form to develop a holistic structural 3D design
  • *Pre-requisite: Origami Textile Techniques Basic


Materials required:

  • Dressform (Please bring your own)
  • Calico x 4 meters
  • Cotton fabrics (2 colours x 5 meters each)
  • Paper Masking Tape (2cm width)
  • Soft fabrics like Nylon, Viscose, Taffeta, Chiffon, (2 colours x 1 meter each)
  • 20 colored sheets (A3 size) or 40 colored sheets (A4 size)

Dressform and materials not provided. Only tools and drafting paper is provided.

You may rent or purchase the Dressform:

  • Rent from us at $60/day OR
  • Purchase from the places below

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


    • This course is not SkillsFuture claimable
    • Please inform us as soon as possible if you are not able to attend your booked class.
    • If you would like a refund, our policy is:
      14 calendar days or more: Full workshop fee refund
      Less than 14 calendar days before / Day of the workshop / After the workshop: Full workshop fee forfeited

    Kindly refer to our class policies before signing up.


    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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