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About Dress Designing Course

This course helps the students to develop core fundamental skills such as the basics of how to draft a pattern, applying styles, develop the skills needed to execute a garment, to improve personal responsibility and to identity the concepts of fashion. Course includes practical sessions and practical training in sewing and pattern drafting. Housemakers, part time workers and fashion enthusiast can make use of this course. After this course you can find various jobs as a Fashion Co-ordinator, Fashion Designer or become an Entrepreneur running your own boutique or fashion store. Dress Designing is a 6 months certificate course with 2 batches every year at Chavara Cultural Centre (Head Office). This course has 2 time slots; morning and afternoon. Classes for the morning batch commences from 10 AM - 1 PM and classes for the afternoon batch commences from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM. The classes are held 5 days a week, i.e Monday to Friday.
Dress Designing certificate course covers
  • Pattern Making
    Pattern is the template from which the parts of a garment are traced onto fabric before being cut out and assembled.
  • Surface Ornamentation
    Students learn various techniques such as designer stitches, embroideries for surface enrichments which emphasis the garment.
  • Clothing Construction
    Clothing Construction is the final process before completing the garment by addings buttons, sequins, bead work and hand stitches.

Syllabus / Complete Course Details

This certificate course in the subset of the 1 year Fashion Designing Diploma course which includes 8 subjects whereas Dress Designing course includes only 3 subjects. The duration of the course may excess 6 months depending on the practical sessions being carried out. There are only limited number of seats for this course.

Pattern Making

  • Standard measurements
  • Technical terms in tailoring
  • How to take body measurements
  • Child's bodice block
  • Different types of child's sleeves, collars, skirts, jump suit
  • Petticoat
  • Layout of frock
  • Adult's bodice block
  • Different types of adult's sleeves, collars salwars, kameez, nighty, gown
  • Sari Blouse
  • Kurtas, Pyjama
  • Gents shirt and pants
  • Submission of record

Clothing Construction

  • Sewing machine parts
  • Faults and rectifications
  • Sewing equipments
  • Basic hand stitches
  • Different types of seams
  • Plackets, Pockets, Necklines
  • Pleats, Tucks
  • Garment stitching of designer frock, skirt & top, salwar & kameez, sari blouse
Surface Ornamentation
  • Basic embroidery stitches (50 numbers)
  • Traditional handwork of different states of India
  • Different methods of Fabric painting
  • Warli painting
  • Tie & Dye
  • Mirror work
  • Ribbon work
  • Decorative stitches
  • Traditional Embroidery
  • Metal Embroidery
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