Course Name

Professional pattern cutting course

In brief

An essential course where you learn how to create, cut, adapt and manipulate block patterns into a range of designs

Course summary

The knowledge of pattern cutting is so important in dressmaking, you cannot under estimate the value it. You cannot be a dressmaker of any class if you cannot draft and make your own patterns, or understand the different parts of garment and what they represent. Pattern cutting is the soul of dressmaking. Accurate pattern cutting is the elegance of a beautiful garment. At the end of the course you would be able to draft tops/blouses, skirts, and dresses of your very own design and make a perfect fitting for yourself or clients.………it's fun!

What you will learn on the course

  • Learn the different types of techniques to manipulate blocks of patterns to make your own personal designs

  • Learn how to take accurate measurement

  • Transferring your measurements into block pattern

  • How to transfer cut your patterns to the material

  • How to create and add other designs on materials while sewing

  • How to achieve perfect fittings 

Who should attend

  • Young fashion students wanting to develop a comprehensive set of skills to make a wide range of clothes

  • Beginners and intermediate level clothes-makers wanting to up-skill and gain practical experience

  • Students looking to enter the fashion business

  • Enthusiast clothes-makers looking to learn latest techniques

  • Those looking to go into business making clothes on a full-time or part-time basis

Course Name

Professional pattern cutting course


Beginner / Interrmediate

Course duration

20 hours

When does the course operate

The course operates over four consecutive Thursdays each month. Classes run 3pm till 8pm each days. See our bookings section for upcoming course dates.

Course fee

The course costs £400 per person

Link to book online

'Professional pattern cutting course' course

General information

  • Students can choose to bring their own sewing machine or choose to use one of our own

  • Materials and threads will be provided but students can bring their own as required

  • Students must pre-book online

  • Fees are non-refundable although should students be unable to attend they should contact the school in advance and arrange to attend the course on a future date