Take this online course and learn pattern grading that gives accurate fit in all sizes. With one simple procedure get professional patterns quickly and accurately.
If you have mastered the skill of pattern cutting you can now learn how to grade any basic or styled block with a unique patented methodology (Telestia & AB). You will study the theory and skills to grade patterns 3Dimensionally and accurately in up to 7 sizes with one simple procedure!
The grading course provides the next level of skills after pattern cutting. Never before has pattern grading been so easy, fun and accurate!
The pattern grading course starts from the basic theory of how the body grows in size and covers market size charts, cardinal points and a variety of grading increments.
You will learn how to apply pattern grading to a wide variety of styled blocks covering Women’s, Men’s and Children’s clothes, including separate garment parts (Collars, Blouses, Sleeves, Dresses, Jackets, Coats, Trousers, Lingerie).
The full programme for Pattern Grading contains three complete sections:
You can study each section as a separate complete course. However, if you choose to study the full course you will benefit from reduced tuition fees.
The full grading course includes the following modules:
- BASIC TERMINOLOGY
- THEORY ON SIZING
- GRADING SPECIFICATIONS
- PRODUCTION BLOCKS
- BASIC BLOCK GRADING (WOMEN’S, MEN’S, CHILDREN’S) (22)
- STYLES (47)
- SELF-ASSESSMENT TESTS
You will receive
When you register for the online pattern grading 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 grading AB template and tools. An Online Tutor will be assigned 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.
Unique learning methodologies
The Fashion Express Learning Pattern Grading online courses are unique because:
- They teach accurate pattern Grading quickly and easily.
- You will learn the specific theory and get the skills for accurate 3D grading, which is critical for good fit in grading womenswear garments.
- We give you the tools and means to get quality results & professional skills, in pattern grading
- You can work online and study at your own time, in your own space.
- We provide tutor support from our pool of specialized tutors with extensive experience and skills.
- You will have the chance to study grading on a large variety of designs and styles (blouses, dresses, skirts, trousers, jackets & coats, lingerie) specially selected for training with all the required details analyzed to help you master the art of pattern grading.
The course is suitable for individuals wishing to develop these skills for a career, for those who would like to advance their skills in pattern cutting and move to the level of Pattern Grading for their own professional use.
It is also for use by Colleges and Institutes of Further Education to supplement their curriculum and offer students alternative study medias facilitating the tutors’ job.