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Course Contents

• Finishes related to Apparel cutting, folding, edge stitch placing and back tacks edge stitching to accuracy Piping and facing • Making of Bodices • Making of Necklines and Collars • 5- Pockets – Function and Durability • Sleeves and Cuff styles • Skirts or Pants. • Coaties and jackets • Draping techniques • Pattern making of Hand Bag: • Pattern making of cushions (small and floor) • Pattern making of Pillow covers and tea cozy in different styles • Table cover and Table Runner with small napkins set • Pattern making of short shirt/kurta for women • Pattern making of dress shirt for men/ frock • Dress - Stitching dress with proper finishes, cuff with continuous placket, button holes and button Pressing • Stitching and Finishes related to Home Textile • Applying calico templates to mannequins with attention to specification and fitting

Course Synopsis

• This course has two parts: 1. Pattern Making 2. Sewing • Make students understand different pattern manipulation for Apparel as well as Home textiles • To give students the opportunity to develop greater understanding and skills of manufacturing processes and to experience the use of industrial equipment to produce a well finished garment of sample quality related to either apparel or home textiles. • Explanation and construction of dress according to the chosen theme and application of textile design placement according to actual scale on the pattern. • Constructing pattern of a design forwarded from the design class, with proper closure and finishes to be later stitched by sewing. • To identify different fashion details and learn how to re-design and personalize them. • Explore patterns through creating different styles from history and the contemporary fashion world. • Useful information can be gained from surveys of Boutiques, fashion houses, magazines and Pattern books. • Apply knowledge and use of all patternmaking tools, truing and altering pattern manipulations. • To understand how to draw a certain fashion feature while designing an outfit. • To learn how to draw technical drawings of a range of fashion details. • To apply the knowledge of technical drawing in the design development process. • Introduction to different types of necklines and their technical drawing • Identification and technical drawing of different types of collars • Technical drawing of different silhouettes of sleeves • Different kinds of skirts and their features • Different types of trousers and their variations • Finishes, opening/closures and other garment component e.g. pocket, zips, placket, snap button/ Velcro, toggles/pullers etc. • All garments details sketching to be of front and back view

Course Learning Outcomes

• The students will be taught the pattern cutting and motif placements for neckline, collar, borders, sleeves, back motifs, side panels and bed sheets etc. • This course is designed to acquaint the student with the application and evaluation of intermediate clothing construction techniques, pattern alterations, and fitting used in the fashion industry. • Unique fashion fabrics, linings and shaping materials are used. Pattern alterations and garment fitting are also covered • The students will know the knowledge of the historical evolution of basic Patterns and design in textiles as a resource for the designer and manager of designs. • Students will develop an understanding of patterns making and drafting, its terminology and application in textile designing. • The students will be taught the pattern cutting and motif placements for neckline, collar, borders, sleeves, back motifs, side panels and bed sheets etc. • Students are exposed to a broad visual vocabulary and an array of the following materials and techniques: pattern-making and alteration, draping and fitting on a dress form, armatures and coverings, surface embellishment on pliable/flexible planes, and found objects.

Pattern making types and measurement

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Bodice block

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Cushion covers

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Basic neckline draft

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Knife Pleates

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Pleates & gathers

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Fashion Illustration

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Fashion Drawing: how to draw a collar

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How to Draw Folds and Clothes

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Book Title : Fabric, Form and Flat Pattern Cutting
Author : Aldrich W
Edition : 2007
Publisher : Wiley Blackwell

Book Title : Pattern Making for Fashion Design
Author : Joseph-Armstrong H
Edition : 4th Edition, 2009
Publisher : Pearson Education

Book Title : Patternmaking for Fashion
Author : Armstrong
Edition : 1 January 2013
Publisher : Pearson Paperback

Book Title : Pattern Making (Portfolio Skills. Fashion & Textiles)
Author : Dennic Chunman Lo
Edition : October 19, 2011
Publisher :

Book Title : How Patterns Work: The Fundamental Principles of Pattern Making and Sewing in Fashion Design
Author : Assembil Books
Edition : March 12, 2013
Publisher :

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