Pattern Making and Sewing (Dress & Skirt)

Short Course


The Pattern Making & Sewing professional course (Dress & Skirt) 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.



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.


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.

Course Features

  • Duration 24 June to 02 September [English]
  • Time 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day of week Wednesday
  • Skill level All levels
  • Available Seats 6