Course Summary

Learn how to design and create your own fashion designs, gaining inspiration from a range of sources. Be introduced to different fabrics and how to design them into appropriately fabulous garments. Create working sketches and technical specifications.

Course Sessions

Saturday, 13th July - 2 classes

Session ID HVZ54001C
13 Jul - 20 Jul 10:00am - 4:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$325 / $309 (conc)
Michele Campbell

In this course you will learn about:
Different fabrics – knits and weaves and what fabrics work best for what styles.
Where to find inspiration to create your design ideas
Learn about the basics of drawing that can be applied to creating a garment
Learn how to create technical drawings that include specifications that are required for pattern making.

You will learn the techniques to design your own clothes and create sketches to take your ideas up to the patternmaking stage. The tutor will discuss what are suitable fabrics and what are correct design elements that will bring your ideas to life. This information will be used to create working sketches with specifications that can then be used to create a garment pattern.

Students will be required to bring to the first class:

Magazines and/or books with fashion ideas

A range of different fabric swatches

Paper cutting scissors


Coloured and graphite drawing pencils


A3 drawing pad

This course is suitable for students who are interested in fashion design, garment construction and fashion drawing and who want to work on some folio preparation.

Last updated: April 19, 2019 03:45pm