Our training provider is Fashion Enter who owns the Fashion Technology Academy (FTA) in North London. The FTA is the first apparel manufacturing training academy in the country to operate alongside a live Factory and Fashion Studio ensuring that students gain exposure to real ‘Best of British’ manufacturing skills whilst training for their accredited qualifications. The FTA has been created to train a new generation of skilled workers to ensure that the UK apparel manufacturing sector continues to thrive.

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Level 1 AWARD - 


Perfect Patterns is a six 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.


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Perfect Patterns 2 is a ten week course which provides you with the knowledge and skills to produce a range of valuable, in-demand and technical pattern drafting and cutting skills.

Our industry experts will guide and show you how to correctly use an array of tools, techniques and methods to produce perfect blocks and patterns that fit, we will also introduce you to lay planning.


If you would like this course customised for your team please email


6   weeks  -  Level 1

10 weeks -   Level 2


 Mon - Fri,    9am - 1pm   or 1pm - 5pm

Course Fees:   

Not applicable*

*Fee remission is available to those unemployed, looking for work and receiving valid benefits, and not on the work programme.

Ready to take your first steps into the fashion and textile industry as a pattern cutter.


We are able to hold courses at Fashion Textile Acedemy's premises in Hornsey, London N7 or for group workshop sessions at your premises.