Perfect Patterns Level 1 And 2 Courses

Fashion Technology Academy offers a wide range of award winning courses including the Perfect Patterns level 1 and 2 courses.

There has been a lack of industry based pattern cutters within the fashion industry, the FTA Perfect Patterns course focuses on creating fit for purpose patterns. The fundamental basics; of the functional fit, fabric considerations and commercial tolerances are reviewed and integrated within the courses.

Perfect Patterns courses are ABC accredited. They are hands-on courses that teach practical skills right from the start. Our courses are suitable for those wishing to enter the clothing industry, designer graduates, small business start-ups, pattern cutters and home sewers. Students are taught how to make flat patterns using a range of techniques and methods.

You will learn how to:

· Take accurate body measurements for fit.

· Draft blocks (or slopers) from personal and specific measurements.

· Make and fit toiles.

· Adapt basic blocks for styles.

· Lay planning and fabric rating.

· Produce finished industrial patterns.

Methods taught are used in industry and include Telestia. Our tutors have over 25 years’ experience in the fashion industry.

Level 1 ABC Award in Fashion & Textiles – Runs Monday to Thursday for 5 weeks.

This course covers drafting bodice and skirt blocks and adaptations and a short manufacture unit using industrial machinery.

Level 2 ABC Certificate in Fashion & Textiles – Runs Monday to Thursday for 10 weeks.

This course covers; drafting bodice, skirt, dress and trouser blocks and adaptions and an introduction to industrial machinery.
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