Patternmaking & Sewing Training Module (Online)

Course Details

Select Intake: October 2021
Duration: 2 weeks
Taught in: English
Format: Live
Applications: Open
Limited to: 25 students per class
Tuition Fee: € 800
Enrollment Deadline:

The Patternmaking & Sewing Training Module is designed to help participants understand the key components of the construction of a garment. After creating their pattern blocks, participants will train on 2 specific projects: the production of a skirt and a yoke dress.

This training module is part of the Fashion Studio Short Course.

This online training module takes place live and in real-time (Paris or Istanbul local time) and you will interact with the lecturer and other students through our online platform. However, if you cannot attend or miss a live class, every session is also recorded and saved, so you can go back and watch it at a later suitable time for you.

Module Structure

88 hours total:

  • The Base (24 hours):

Mannequin measurements techniques, first draping, techniques of stitching

  • The Skirt (32 hours):

Volume and ease requirement for a straight skirt
Dart placement and amount for bodice
Toile finalizing with pinning and presentation on the mannequin
Flares skirt making & making a skirt with dart-slit and waistband in fabric

  • The Dresses (32 hours):

Volume and ease requirement for a provided design
Dart placement and amount for a dress, draping yoke for a dress
Toile finalizing with right pinning, presentation on a mannequin
Dress basic making in fabric, sleeve with gathers, neck facing


  • Color Pencils, Paint
  • Sketchbook
  • Tracing Paper
  • Sewing Machine
  • Dress Form
  • A recent computer with a recent operating system
  • A good internet connection
  • An up-to-date web browser. (It would be advisable to ensure you have access to two separate web browsers)
  • Microphone & Headphones (a headset with microphone/headphones is recommended)
  • Webcam