South Thames College

Pattern Cutting - Professional Techniques - Beginner

Introduction

On this course you'll learn the basics of pattern cutting to manipulate patterns for bodices, skirts and sleeves. These techniques will enable you to transform patterns to a style that suits you.

You'll cover:

  • Dart manipulation

  • Slashing and spreading

  • Taking accurate body measurements

  • Pattern landmarks.

Assessment

You'll keep an individual progress record and there will be question and answer sessions with your tutor.

Entry Requirements

You'll need basic sewing skills.

Materials

There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).

Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.

Next Steps

This course is a great starting point if you want to work in fashion or design your own clothes at home or professionally. You could develop your skills further on another fashion or sewing course with us.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.


Apply for this course

Start DateStudy ModeCampus
  • 9 Nov 2020 Part Time EveningTooting
    Where and when
    Location:
    Tooting
    Times:
    18:45-21:15
    Duration:
    5 Weeks
    Study mode:?
    Part Time Evening
    Days:
    Monday
    Start:
    09/11/2020
    End:
    07/12/2020
    Code:
    TCAX123CL/2021
    What do I need to pay?
    Fee:
    £ 90
    International students: ?
    £ 125
    Materials fees: ?
    £ TBC
  • 11 Jan 2021 Part Time EveningTooting
    Where and when
    Location:
    Tooting
    Times:
    18:45-21:15
    Duration:
    5 Weeks
    Study mode:?
    Part Time Evening
    Days:
    Monday
    Start:
    11/01/2021
    End:
    08/02/2021
    Code:
    TCAX124CL/2021
    What do I need to pay?
    Fee:
    £ 90
    International students: ?
    £ 125
    Materials fees: ?
    £ TBC
  • 7 Jun 2021 Part Time EveningTooting
    Where and when
    Location:
    Tooting
    Times:
    18:45-21:15
    Duration:
    4 Weeks
    Study mode:?
    Part Time Evening
    Days:
    Monday
    Start:
    07/06/2021
    End:
    28/06/2021
    Code:
    TCAX125CL/2021
    What do I need to pay?
    Fee:
    £ 70
    International students: ?
    £ 100
    Materials fees: ?
    £ TBC

Course and General Enquiries 020 8918 7777 info@south-thames.ac.uk