Short Courses
SHORT COURSES

Pattern Making & Sewing Techniques of Top, Skirt, Pants, Dress and Jacket

From basic sewing techniques to accurate pattern making and construction skills, this course will show you how to make a top, skirt, pants, dress and women’s jacket from start to finish. Learn to draft and adapt your patterns to create different styles of high quality tops, skirts, pants, dresses and jackets that look professional.

Note: Unit 1 is a compulsory complimentary unit that you are required to attend when signing up for Pattern Making & Sewing: Techniques of Top, Skirt, Pants, Dress and Jacket.

Applicants with no prior experience in sewing and pattern making are encouraged to start from units 1 and 2 and progress with the other units. Each unit is independent of each other and applicants may still join separately.

Note that there will be no repeat of complementary machine handling course should you miss unit 1 date. A crash course in machine handling will be covered on the first day of class.

COURSE SCHEDULE

Unit 1: Machine Handling (Compulsory)

No. of classes Days Dates Time
2 Wednesday and Saturday 14 Sep & 17 Sep 2022 7:00pm – 10:00pm (Wed) & 10:00am – 1:00pm (Sat)

Unit 2: Techniques of Making a Top

No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Wednesday and Saturday 21 Sep – 15 Oct 2022 7:00pm – 10:00pm (Wed) & 10:00am – 1:00pm (Sat)

Unit 3: Techniques of Making a Skirt

No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Wednesday and Saturday 19 Oct – 12 Nov 2022 7:00pm – 10:00pm (Wed) & 10:00am – 1:00pm (Sat)

Unit 4: Techniques of Making Pants

No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Wednesday and Saturday 16 Nov – 10 Dec 2022 7:00pm – 10:00pm (Wed) & 10:00am – 1:00pm (Sat)

Unit 5: Techniques of Making a Dress

No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Wednesday and Saturday 11 Jan – 15 Feb 2023 7:00pm – 10:00pm (Wed) & 10:00am – 1:00pm (Sat)

Unit 6: Techniques of Making a Jacket

No. of classes Days Dates Time

Available on demand / upon invitation. Register your interest at [email protected].

Application Information

Course materials

To be advised before the course start date. 
Cost of materials: approximately $120, to be purchased by participants.

Who should attend

Aspiring fashion designers, young professionals in the fashion business, prospective students and/or anyone keen on pattern making.

Eligible schemes / subsidies:
Claimable under SkillsFuture Credit
National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
Fees

Unit 1: Complimentary
Unit 2 $960.00 
(per unit)
$1,200.00 (Unit 6)

^Fees do not include Unit 1 as it is complimentary.
 

Fee after National Silver Academy subsidy
Units 2 – 5: 
$511.40 (per unit)

(Unit 6): 
$700.00 

Note: Course fee not inclusive of application fee.