Industrial Pattern Maker

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Short course
Professional qualification
Industrial Pattern Maker
Admission Requirements
High school diploma
Course duration
16 months
2/3 times per week
Students per Class

Industrial pattern making requires a high level of flexibility in order to adapt the designers’ indications to industrial rules.

This profession was born after the industrialisation of the clothing and apparel industry, as the process required a standardisation of sizes. Industrial pattern makers translate sketches and prototype sheets into a multi-size pattern.

You can choose one of the following areas: Womenswear, Menswear, Casual, Children, Beachwear and Sportswear, Corsetry and Lingerie.

Size development is one of the subjects of this course

Your academic journey

Things you will learn

You will learn how to develop standard and irregular sizes, how to transform the sketch created by the designer into an accurate pattern and follow its development phases.


  • Basic pattern making
  • Size development
  • Pattern technique and industrialisation
  • Assembly and tailoring
  • Irregular sizing
  • Extra sizes development

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Experience, work and learn

Our teaching method stimulates engagement and active learning. Students can experience and learn in an ever moving open lab, with actual projects and role-playing activities. 30% Lectures, classroom activities, reading and studying, 70% Practice, labs, creation and presentation of personal projects, workshops.

30% Lectures, classroom activities, reading and studying

70% Hands-on activities, workshops, production and presentation of personal projects, workshops

Our Training Method

Your future after the Academy

Industrial pattern making offers important growth opportunities within both small and medium textile companies and fashion houses.
Our partner network helps us support you in your placement process, with an 80% employment rate.

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