Learn how to make your garment patterns for a perfect fit, with the Fashion Express Learning online course.
Study this unique online methodology and learn how to make patterns of perfect fit for your own or any body shape and size.
The course is based on the Telestia & AB methodologies that allow you to learn accurate pattern making, quickly and easily.
You will be amazed how accurate pattern making can enhance your body shape and figure.
The Pattern Making online course Level 1 is the first part of the Pattern Making course Levels 1&2.
In the same way as the full online pattern making course, the pattern making basic course provides training in the following areas:
- Body measurements, and sizing: Understanding body shapes and learning which blocks & styles enhance it.
- Drafting Blocks: Constructing basic pattern blocks for any personal size or shape and for standard industrial sizes.
- Style pattern adaptation: Developing your own designs on the correct block, and preparing them for assembly.
- Lay Planning & Fabric Cutting: Optimum lay planning of pattern pieces on fabric.
- Assembly: Practicing on basic sewing and garment assembly/makeup, with instructions in simple and easy to understand rich animations.
The course program for Basic Pattern Making Level 1 contains three complete sections:
This Basic Pattern making course, comprises of the following general modules:
- BASIC BLOCKS (WITH BODY SHAPE CONSIDERATION) (23)
- THEORY ON SIZING AND FIT ISSUES
- TECHNICAL DRAWINGS OF STYLES (10)
- STYLES (48)
- STYLE VARIATIONS (6)
- ADAPTATION FOR PERSONAL MEASUREMENTS
- USE OF FABRIC
- LAY PLANNING
- SEWING AND ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS
- SELF-ASSESSMENT TESTS
All three sections may be studied separately and Womenswear can even be broken down further into smaller sub-sections:
You will receive
When you register for the online pattern making course you will be given access to the Online Learning Space where you will see and study your lessons, you will also receive by post the pattern making AB template. An Online Tutor will be assigned to you to help you with your learning process. The course is generally hands-on and as you progress you can send your work (through the Online Learning Space) to your Tutor, who will monitor your progress and provide you with feedback on your work.
The courses are organized in Learning Packages that show you what to expect from each learning batch that you will study.
We recommend to complement the Pattern Making courses with the Optional Tools that come as an extra to the course.
Unique learning methodologies
With the Fashion Express Learning Pattern Making basic course you will get an online training based on unique methodologies:
- You will master the basic skills of pattern making for beginners quickly, easily and accurately.
- Work online and study at your own time, in your own space.
- Get advantage of tutor support provided from our pool of specialized tutors with extensive experience and skills.
- Learn from a large variety of designs and styles (in blouses, dresses, skirts, trousers, jackets & coats, lingerie) specially selected for training in all the required details, are analyzed to help you master the art of basic pattern making.
OPTIONAL MATERIAL: In addition to your online registration, you can continue to have access to your lessons even after the official duration of your online access. Order the online courses in CD format, at a minimum price for all online students, and get limitless access to your lessons. You can do that either when you register, or at any time during your studies.