Pattern Making Introduction

Part Time

Course Summary

This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in developing their own designs and moving into the world of pattern cutting. 

'PPE, including the wearing of face coverings, may be required for this course. We will advise closer to the course start date in accordance with Government guidelines and the course tutor's personal requirements'


Progression onto:-

•   Clothes Making for Beginners    

•   Make a Sample Roman Blind                    

•   Cushion Making                                        


Entry requirements

No previous experience is required. Ability to use a sewing machine is useful but not essential. You must be numerate, able to read measurements and use a ruler.


Course content

Learn about some basic pattern cutting techniques. We will cover the diagrams required for instructions on a pattern and how to map out a pattern using your required measurements and style. You will be introduced to the terminology, and familiarise yourself with the use of equipment to complete a simple pattern. At the end of the day you will go home with a pattern you have made and ready for you to make your chosen item.



  • Time                                     10am to 4pm
  • Number of weeks                1 Day
  • Venue                                  Queens Drive


Costs and Resources

Course Fee  -  £65                             Please bring with you:



  • Pencil and Ruler                              
  • A roll of block pattern paper
  • Tape Measure
  • An item of clothing that you wish to make a pattern from (which you are happy to take apart)



Please contact Nicky on the email below to confirm that the course is definitely viable to run, before making any significant purchase of materials


For further information about this course, please contact the course co-ordinator on


Further Information

Course Tutor                                   Tracy Scott


We ask that you take the time to read our policy on cancellation and the refund of course fees. These can be found on the college website, or in the part time course brochure.

Information is checked as correct at the time of print.  However, we reserve the right to make changes without notification, which are deemed in the best interest of the learners or necessary to effectively deliver the course.