PATTERN CUTTING

LEVEL 2

Certificate - Perfect Patterns (500/5197/0)


Perfect Patterns 2 is a ten week course which provides you with the knowledge and skills to produce a range of valuable, in-demand and technical pattern drafting and cutting skills.


Our industry experts will guide and show you how to correctly use an array of tools, techniques and methods to produce perfect blocks and patterns that fit, we will also introduce you to lay planning.


What you will study:

You will study 4 units, 20 credits in total which, upon successful completion, will gain you the ABC Level 2 Certificate in Fashion and Textiles.


Taking measurements and constructing basic blocks, 5 credits

You will develop technical knowledge in pattern construction by learning how to take anatomical measurements and translate them into basic blocks. Create and fit toiles and make a range of alterations and adjustments.


Producing pattern adaptations, 10 credits

You will learn to adapt a range of patterns to include linings and interlinings and produce a portfolio of scaled patterns.


Relating fabrics to style and planning lays, 5 credits

You will research fibres and fabrics, apply fabric criteria to specific designs and produce lay plans.


Relating fabrics to style and planning lays, 5 credits

You will research fibres and fabrics, apply fabric criteria to specific designs and produce lay plans.


Producing complete patterns, 5 credits

You will develop the skills and understanding to produce full scale patterns with appropriate designs, costings and lay plans.


How you will be taught

From the beginning, your learning be practical with some written components. As you progress you will have the opportunity to produce a more tailored garment. Your progress will be reviewed at regular intervals to ensure you are getting the most from your course.


What can I do once I have completed the course?

Upon successfully completing the course, you can seek employment with your new found skills or apply for an apprenticeship.

Valerie Lindsay

“I have thoroughly enjoyed completing and studying both the level 1 and 2 course here at the FTA… I have learnt new skills and now feel confident in the area. I would definitely recommend the course to those looking to gain new skills within the fashion, textiles and pattern cutting industry.”

Tehia McDermot

From Stitching Academy Level 1 to June Sarpong’s apprentice, Tehia has excelled since enrolling with the FTA.

“I am so overjoyed that I have been selected for this unique apprenticeship at this stage of my life. I have been dedicated in finding the best route to a career in Fashion. The timing feels like destiny. This opportunity will prepare me for a future that I have envisioned for myself. This is an amazing experience that I will make the most of. I look forward to learning, working hard and embracing the adventure that this opportunity will bring. Thank you!”

Apply today!

£1200*

Duration: 10 weeks
Tuition: Mon - Thurs - 10am to 4pm



* Limited funded places may be available to those unemployed, receiving benefits and not on the work programme.