Study online and learn how to draft garment patterns of perfect fit, no matter what your size.
With the Fashion Express Learning unique online course you will learn accurate pattern making with excellent results in fit and form.
The pattern making system has been available for over 45 years and has been tested and used by thousands all over the world. It has been updated and revitalized to current learning needs, for online training through a unique multi awarded training methodology (Telestia & AB).
There is no limit to your design ideas! Learn how to create your own styles and how to bring your ideas to life.
The Fashion Express Learning online pattern making 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 full program for Pattern Making contains three complete sections:
This pattern making course comprises of the following modules:
- BASIC BLOCKS, (WITH BODY SHAPE CONSIDERATION) (28)
- THEORY ON SIZING AND FIT ISSUES
- TECHNICAL DRAWINGS OF STYLES (37)
- STYLES (109)
- STYLE VARIATIONS (40)
- 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 you will get an online course based on unique methodologies because:
- They teach accurate pattern making accurately, quickly and easily
- You will learn precious old craft skills, with a 21st century approach
- We are committed to give you the tools and means to get quality results & professional skills, in pattern making
- The lessons are clear simple and to the point: no frustration, no disappointment, no wasted hours
- 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.
- 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 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.