Pattern Cutting

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Pattern Cutting
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 9911
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Certificate Limerick Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Start Date: October
Finish Date: March

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Duration 20 weeks, 2 hours per week. Wednesday, 7.00pm to 9.00pm.
Course Fee

Expand+€300. Certain materials will also be required to participate in this course.
Once a student has been accepted to a course of study through Flexible Learning, the fee can be paid using one of the methods outlined below:
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Entry Requirements There are no formal academic entry requirements. It is recommended you have basic sewing skills and you are comfortable on a domestic sewing machine. You do not need any previous experience in pattern drafting.
Financial Support

Expand+Lit Student Concession Fees
Students registered on full time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at LIT at the time of registration, may be eligible for a 25% reduction on Flexible Learning programme fees and are also eligible for substantial ...


An LIT Certificate of Completion will be issued to eligible participants.

Flexible Learning Withdrawal And Refund Policy
Students who wish to withdraw from a Flexible Learning Programme of study, must do so officially by completin...

Course Content

This course is aimed at those interested in learning the art of pattern cutting and gaining the skills to cut and make clothes to their own shape and size. You will learn to draft a dress/bodice block to your own measurements, make fit adjustme...

Subjects Taught Content
Within your 20 weeks you will cut and sew the block in calico and learn to make fit adjustments. You will learn pattern manipulations to create a range of features including moving darts, turning darts into seams and adding flare. You will also learn how to create pleats- box pleats, inverted pleats, gathers, frills, yokes, facings and pockets you will also learn a very important part of pattern drafting, which is annotation and all pattern markings.
Assessment Method Assessment/Examination
Continuous evaluation will take place with final evaluation on completion of programme. At the end of the 20 weeks, you will have designed, drafted and constructed your own garment.
Further Enquiries For further information:
Dept of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061 293802

For academic queries:
Contact: Alan Kelly
Location LSAD Clare Street