International Patternmaking (Full Time)2020-05-20T15:40:55+00:00

Admission Requirements

Graduates of the foundation year, high school or Clothing Patternmaker Diploma who are looking to boost or update their skills and expertise in clothing assembly and fabrication; or employees with prior fashion experience.

Certified by the French government as equivalent to 2 years of post-secondary education.

Program Structure

15 month full-time study program including 3 to 6 month internship

  • Patternmaking techniques (using our own geometrical methodology):
    • Patternmaking
    • Grading
    • Fittings/alterations
  • Draping muslin on dress form
  • Practical training: improvment in patternmaking (industrialization & transformations), clothing assembly and fabrication methodology, CAD Lectra©
  • Theorical training: knowledge of morphology, sourcing documents/spec packs, design studio English, CAD Lectra©

Work Placement:

  • Practical work training in real-life setting


With added expertise in Computer Assisted Design and Design Studio English, the International Patternmaking Diploma graduates can work in design studios across the globe in a wide range of positions from clothing assembly to quality control, from tailor/dressmaker workshops to mass retailing.


12 500 € payable in 2 installments (50% upon enrollment/ 50% prior to session start)

Registration fees and teaching materials fees are 160 €

Under certain conditions tuition and fees can be funded by unemployment agencies or by continuing education (training) policies for employees by companies.

Consult our Terms and Conditions

Next intakes

International patternmaker

9 September 2019 - 13 August 2021