Fashion Design & Cloth Making

This course is about using the techniques of pattern making, also known as pattern drafting, in fashion design, to create patterns that will then be used to cut fabric and ultimately be sewn into garments. Methods and techniques studied in major fashion universities are demonstrated in a clear and simple visual demo so that anyone interested in learning about fashion design can, and will learn the foundational principles of fashion design.

Course Overview

This course is about using the techniques of pattern making, also known as pattern drafting, in fashion design, to create patterns that will then be used to cut fabric and ultimately be sewn into garments. Methods and techniques studied in major fashion universities are demonstrated in a clear and simple visual demo so that anyone interested in learning about fashion design can, and will learn the foundational principles of fashion design.

New terminologies are clearly explained and applied to the subject matter. As a fashion designer, pattern making is essential in learning how garments are created and put together. A good fashion designer must learn pattern making in order to really understand the construction of his/her designs. This course will empower you to be a better fashion designer, give you more creative options, establish the foundations for a successful fashion brand or elevate your existing one.

What you’ll learn
  • Basic Principles of pattern-making such as Dart Manipulation and Added Fullness and Contour.
  • Techniques such as Pivoting and Slash-and-Spread.
  • New terminology such as Sloppers and Blocks and Darts, Pleats, Tucks, Yokes, Princess Seams, Shirring, Apex, Notches.
  • Where patterns come from: Draping muslin bodice on dress form.
  • Drafting Princess Seams.
  • Drafting Skirt Yokes and adding fullness to skirt.
  • Grainlines and Pattern Labeling.
Requirements

Candidates must;

  • Be proficient in English Language.
  • Have access to either a computer or smartphone with internet connectivity.
  • Be equipped with quality webcam and headphones..
Duration & Fees
  • Regular – 8 Weeks – ₦150,000
  • Fast-Track – 6 Weeks – ₦225,000
Program Dates
  • December, 2023 – February, 2024
  • March – May, 2024
  • June – August, 2024
  • September – November, 2024

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