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Short-term module

Flat pattern cutting
Skirt - Trousers - Shirt - Dress - Jacket

Admission Requirements

For industry professionals. For those with prior experience in clothing manufacturing


9 weeks - 315 hours of training


5 100 € divisible into two payments (50% upon enrollment, 50% at least 1 month before the start of classes).

Perfecting Pattern Drafting Techniques via geometric construction

This program is for students who have successfully completed the Foundation Year Intro to Technical Apparel Design diploma as well as clothing industry vocational high school or higher national vocational diploma graduates looking to upskill and perfect their competencies, or employees with prior experience in clothing assembly.

Upon completion of this diploma, the student will master pattern drafting techniques via geometric construction (flat pattern cutting) of varying skirts, pants, blouses, dresses, and jackets; and will be able to transform block/master patterns.

The AICP provides students with the necessary tools and equipment: a specialized drafting table, a professional dress form, sewing machines, overlockers, and ironing equipment.


Average success rate
in the last 3 years


The average grade from
the 2021 intake


Training evaluation score by
Employment Center interns



Cutting Module-Pattern Drafting-Skirt Transformations

  • Basic skirt block
  • Skirt with yoke and godets
  • Skirt with regular and irregular pleats
  • Divided skirt or culottes

Cutting Module-Pattern Drafting- Trouser Transformations

  • Basic trouser block (Italian pocket and fly)
  • Dress pants
  • Jeans (Western pocket and fly)
  • Pants with pleats and varying volumes

Cutting Module- Pattern Drafting – Dress and blouse transformations

  • Basic dress block with collar and sleeve
  • Transforming a dress into a blouse
  • Blouse sleeve with tab
  • Varying blouse collars
  • Bust dart tilting/rotation techniques on the basic dress block
  • Transformations and Princess Cut-Outs
  • Transformation of the blouse sleeve into varying sleeve types
  • Large blouse with sleeve

Cutting Module-Pattern Drafting -Jacket Transformation

  • Crafting cut-outs
  • Managing ease
  • Crafting varying collars and sleeves
  • Cutting and pattern drafting; fabric, lining and fusing

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