2 x 6-hour workshops weekly
Assumed knowledge
It is assumed that students have intermediate pattern and garment construction skills, or are able to manage outsourcing of pattern and garment construction.
Assignment(s), Practical work
Topic description
This topic allows students to pattern-make and create garments for their graduate range. Students will pattern-make, sample, test fabrics, experiment and complete a selection of outfits from the design project undertaken in Advanced Design and Product Development 3 for their graduate range.

Students may choose to create the garments themselves or manage outsourcing of the product development.
Educational aims
This topic aims to give students the opportunity to:

  • demonstrate competence in pattern and garment construction, or production management.

  • show critical analysis of their own work and problem solving abilities.

  • complete a range of garments to a graduate and industry standard meeting required timelines.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of the topic students will be able to

  • independently develop fashion ranges to industry or brand requirements.

  • Analyse problems in garment design and production to find suitable solutions

  • Work within set timeframes to achieve an industry brief

  • Produce, or manage the production of, a selection of garments