Pattern Making

Pattern Making

NQF Level:            2

Credits:                46


This Skills Programme is designed to meet the needs of Pattern Making Personnel, Sample Machinists, Sewing Machine Operators, Design Room Personnel. This Skills Training Programme will provide the learner with the necessary skills and knowledge to design and make patterns for sewn products. Learners will draft a minimum of four basic blocks covering the upper and lower body. The learner will complete at least four patterns. Learners completing this Skills Programme will also demonstrate an understanding of quality procedures and practices.


Learning Outcomes:


  1. Identify customer needs, complete product specifications and complete basic technical drawings
  2. Identify and use pattern making tools
  3. Demonstrate an ability to take body measurements and read basic size charts
  4. Draft basic blocks
  5. Make basic patterns
  6. Demonstrate an awareness of quality in manufacturing processes and products
  7. Describe quality assurance and quality control procedures in the workplace