ONLINE PATTERN CUTTING

Online Pattern Making Course


We are delighted to announce that after seven years of working together the Fashion Technology Academy is now an official affiliate of Telestia, the leading online learning platform for pattern-making and design courses.

In this climate brands and designers must know how to develop the right pattern for any style quickly and accurately. If the garment fails to fit, it will not sell.

Learn how to create perfect fit patterns today with two online courses available with Telestia - Pattern Making for Womenswear and Pattern Making for Menswear.


You will receive a 10% discount off each course when following the links below.


Pattern Making for Womenswear


Course Details

The complete online course covers in depth all the areas of pattern making for womenswear using Telestia's unique methodology -


  • It allows you to acquire the expertise of making personalised patterns and styles for all sizes and all types of figures.
  • It helps you recognise, respect and cater for the female variety of shapes.
  • You are provided with the tools and means to get quality results & professional skills, in pattern making for women.
  • The lessons are clear, simple and are presented and illustrated using modern animations and media.
  • You can work online and study at your own time, in your own space.
  • You receive specialised tutor support from expert tutors.
  • 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 analysed to help you master the art of pattern making.
  • By exploiting modern technology, 3D illustrations, videos and animations, we help you learn how to adapt basic patterns into styled garments in a manner that is speedy, simple and accurate.
  • You will also learn about fabrics for pattern layout and fabric length calculation. You will find out how to best lay your pattern pieces out, for cutting and construction and how to prepare and assemble your blocks into a complete garment.
  • This online course also includes self-assessment tests so you can check on your progress as you learn.


The Pattern Making Course for Womenswear Provides Training in Five Areas:


  • Body measurements, and sizing: Understanding body shapes and learning which blocks & styles enhance it. Understanding the difference between personal and market sizes.
  • 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.


To review the course modules and to book your place, click the button below.


Pattern Making for Menswear


Course Details

The complete online course covers in depth all the areas of pattern making for menswear using Telestia's unique methodology -


  • You will learn how to construct basic blocks for menswear garments across all sizes.
  • Learn how to create a truly tailored fit.
  • The lessons are clear, simple and are presented and illustrated using modern animations and media.
  • You can work online and study at your own time, in your own space.
  • You receive specialised tutor support from expert tutors.
  • At the end of course you will have the knowledge and tools to create your own menswear collection.


The Pattern Making Course for Menswear Provides Instructions on How to Construct:


  • Five basic blocks – bodice, shirt, jacket, coat and trousers
  • A variety of styles including tailored jacket styles, casual & cocktail shirts, classic & sports coats, Jeans trousers and vests.


To review the course modules and to book your place, click the button below.

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