Part Time Fashion Design

/Part Time Fashion Design
Part Time Fashion Design 2014-07-26T20:40:05+00:00

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Course duration: March to December.
Tuesdays & Thursdays – 17h30 to 19h00

  • Attendance registers are kept
  • Students do not qualify for a certificate if more than 25% of lecturing has been missed over the duration of the course due to absenteeism without medical certificate.

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  • A portfolio of work is not compulsory, but is an advantage.
  • Prior training in sewing and art are not admission requirements.
  • Candidates must read, write and understand English


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Module 1:             Introduction to fashion
Includes Design Principles, Garment Illustration, Textiles, Garment Costing and Basic Pattern drafting for the individual figure.

Module 2:             Pattern Making
Engineer (design, plan and construct) patterns for blouses, skirts, pants, sleeves, collars & necklines.  Apply practical skills of pattern manipulation.

Module 3:             Garment Construction:

Cutting & Sewing of various garment components:  Collars, facings, zips, fly’s, seams, hems, etc enabling students to sew at least 3 garments within 6 months of study.

Module 4:             Fashion Show
The annual Graduation Fashion show forms part of an Awards Ceremony at year-end. Part time Students design & make a one garment range to showcase at the annual fashion show.   Design, cost and plan.  Mark, plan and cut fabrics.  Assemble complete garments.

Module 5:             Corset Design and Making
Based on a book by Principal Marlene Oosthuizen, students learn all technical, creative and constructional techniques of making corsets

Module 6:             Open Module
All work and assignments completed by students will be moderated by external assessors (Moderation dates:  27 & 29 November 2012), but students will make use of the scheduled open modules to update all moderation assignments with lecturer guidance and assistance

Optional modules to add: (Add on courses)
–           Lingerie                                  –  Shoe Design
–           Soft Tailoring                       –  Window Dressing
–           Make u’re own denim       –  Theatrical Costume Design
–           Bridal Couture                     –  Fundamentals of Jewelry Design
–           Fashion Photography       –  Fashion Events Management


The part time fashion course is partially based on the following SAQA unit standards
SAQA Reg. Nr. Unit Standard Title
12417 Measure, estimate & calculate
physical quantities & explore, critique & prove geometrical relationships in 2 and 3 dimensional space