Course - Pattern making sewing, basic

First Media Professional Learning Centre

Program Description

Course - Pattern making sewing, basic

First Media Professional Learning Centre

Course - Pattern Making Sewing


The Patternmaking short course is designed to give students the skills to create patterns in a range of different styles to fit various sizes. Students will learn how to create standard ‘block patterns’ and manipulate them to specific size and measurements.
The Sewing short course in incorporated to help students produce professionally fitted garments and teach them the ‘tricks of the trade’ to creating beautifully finished garments.



Course Leader


Farah Jones is a Singapore born fashion designer who has been working in the international fashion industry for over 12 years. She has a first class Honors BA Degree in fashion design from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technolgy (RMIT). Farah’s list of professional accomplishments range from designing a wide array of women’s and children’s wear for many new boutiques and large design companies around the world, to managing, buying, marketing and merchandising for retail giants like Esprit, Laura Ashley, Prada, Jean Paul Gaultier and Dolce & Gabbana.

Farah was previously employed by Raffes Design Institute (Shanghai), where she taught Fashion Design and Fashion Production courses to up and coming young designers in the industry. She combines her love for fashion and teaching by taking a hands-on approach to her classes, teaching new and innovative concepts to those who want to be part of the enticing fashion world. She is dedicated to teaching her students how to be true fashion professionals.


What Will You Learn During the Lessons?


Our specialist tutor will teach you about the technicalities of pattern development including how to achieve a range of silhouettes, in skirts, bodices dresses and tailored trousers, as well as creating collars and sleeve variations.


Students will be taught to engineer patterns for a range of fabric constraints, manipulate pattern pieces, and be given advice on laying out pattern pieces when cutting fabric. Elements of garment construction, trims and finishes will also be incorporated.


Topics covered:


Lesson 1:


    •    Introduction to Drafting
    •    Creating the Basic Skirt Block



Lesson 2:


    •    Drafting the Skirt Variations


Lesson 3:


    •    Pattern making of designed skirt


Lesson 4:


    •    Cutting of fabrics and lining


Lesson 5,6 & 7:


    •    Sewing of Full Skirt


Lesson 8:


    •    Finished Skirt and Patterns



Course Materials

  • Equipment List (To purchase prior to attending class)
  • Drafting Paper

  • Mechanical Pencils
  • 
Soft Eraser

  • Colour Pencils

  • Presentation Card A2 sized
  • 
Metric Ruler

  • Curved Ruler
  • Tape Measure

  • Tracing Wheel

  • Tracing Paper
  • 
Fabric Scissors

  • Paper Scissors
  • 
Pins

  • Tailor Chalk
  • 
Soft Interlining
  • White Cotton or Calico

  • Hand Needles
  • 
Sewing Machine Needles

  • 3 rolls of White Thread

  • Concealed Zip Footer
  • 
Lap zip Footer
  • 
Bobbin
  • 
Bobbin Case



Fee Applicable


Programme course fee – $500


Registration and certification fee – $50


Mode of payment: Cash or cheque to be made payable to ‘First Media Professional Learning Centre Pte Ltd’


 
Duration


Total lesson hours – 24 hours / 3 hours each.


Classes are subject to availability

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
Duration
Duration
24 hours
Full time
Price
Price
500 SGD
Information
Deadline
Start date Aug. 2017
Place
Singapore
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 24 hours
Price 500 SGD