Perfect Patterns is a five week course during which you will learn the fundamentals of pattern making: how to draft blocks and use them to create your patterns.
You will practice taking standard and personal measurements and apply them to your patterns effectively. We will teach you using a range of methods and techniques including the unique Telestia system.
What you will study:
You will study 2 units, each 6 credits which, upon successful completion, will gain you the ABC Level 1 Award in Fashion and Textiles.
Pattern Construction (Industrial), 6 credits
You will be taught how to make flat patterns using a range of practical techniques; this will include measuring, basic lay planning and safe practice.
Garment Construction (Industrial), 6 credits
You will be taught basic technical knowledge and practical skills in garment construction and using industrial sewing machinery. Classes will include how to use interfacing, insert a zip and use an industrial presser safely.
How you will be taught
This is a very hands on course so right from the start, you will be learning practical processes. You will be inducted into Health and Safety procedures and policies to ensure you work safely amongst your fellow learners and teachers. Your progress will be reviewed at regular intervals to ensure you are getting the most from the course.
What can I do once I have completed the course?
Upon successfully completing the course, you can seek employment with your new found skills or you can progress onto our Perfect Patterns Level 2 course or apply for an apprenticeship.