Academy of Design Hong Kong is a specialized fashion institute covering Fashion Design, Styling and Accessory Design. We also provide short courses for hobbyists in Pattern Making & Sewing, Embroidery & Beadwork, Fashion Illustration, Fashion Modelling and Draping.
Professional Courses
Paper Pattern Making & Sewing

The Pattern Making & Sewing professional course is an intensive 3 months programme in which our students will learn the various techniques of creating a garment through paper pattern. This course will enable our students to explore garment production, fitting, alterations and the human structure together with a variety of sewing techniques. At the end of the course our students are expected to showcase their knowledge in paper pattern making and sewing through creating a garment from start to finish. This course is ideal for those who wish to brush up their skills in paper pattern making & sewing or are beginners in the skill.


The professional course is a 3 months intensive programme and is available in English and Cantonese.
Students with a good command of English are eligible to apply to the English programme.
No previous knowledge in pattern making & sewing is required.


Pattern Making
  • Introduction to Pattern Making
  • Basic Block Development
  • Skirt Pattern
  • Dress Pattern

Sewing & Garment Construction
  • Sewing Pattern Symbols
  • Garment Sewing & Machine Finishing
  • Hand Finishing Techniques
  • Dressmaking

Fitting Techniques & Analysis
  • Body Measurements & Figure Analysis
  • Fitting Techniques
  • Garment Alternation and Adjustments
Notes: Academy of Design reserves the right to cancel or amend the programme and its content.


  • Pattern Making & Sewing (English)
  • Class code: PMS19E
  • Course commencement: - (every Friday)
  • Time: -
  • Duration: (11 classes)
  • Course fees: HKD$ 1,280/month*

  • Pattern Making & Sewing (Chinese)
  • Class code: PMS19C
  • Course commencement: - (every Thursday)
  • Time: -
  • Duration: (11 classes)
  • Course fees: HKD$ 1,280/month*

*Note: Materials are provided for students.