Comments about BTEC Pattern Cutting Level 1 - Course - At the institution - Kensington and Chelsea - Greater London
What background and qualifications do you need to join? You need enthusiasm and a commitment to fashion. Pattern Cutting is the architecture of the fashion world and therefore attention to detail is important. Basic numeracy and literacy skills are neede
BTEC Pattern Cutting Level 1
You will learn a range of basic pattern cutting techniques that will enable you to cut patterns
What does the course lead to?
BTEC Pattern Cutting-Level 2
This course can be combined with BTEC Essential Fashion Skills - Level 2
Taking commissions and setting up in business.
The portfolio of work that you produce will support your application for employment or further education study.
What does the course involve?
This is a one year course at level 1, designed to introduce students to the working practices for the production of Working Patterns, Full Production Patterns and Time Efficiency Practice criteria required for today’s competitive market place.
You will be taught how to:-
* Organise effectively
* Take accurate measurements and construct all basic blocks
* Translate drawings into competent patterns
* Produce working patterns
* Produce pattern adaptions from blocks
* Produce full production patterns
* Relate fabrics to style and planning lays
* A range of sewing techniques needed to toile
* Make your first sample
Course duration and hours
The course runs on Mondays 14.00 to 17.00 for 30 weeks
How much should I study outside class?
Approximately 4 hours per week.
How is the course assessed?
Assessment is continuous and mock tests are conducted throughout the course.