Course Title: Drape fabrics to make patterns

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5202

Course Title: Drape fabrics to make patterns

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term2 2009,
Term1 2010

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to drape fabrics to make patterns.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4021A Drape fabrics to make patterns


1. Prepare draping tools and equipment

2. Prepare model form for draping

3. Prepare fabric for draping

4. Plan drape

5. Perform draping

6. Transfer drape to paper

7. Produce final pattern

Learning Outcomes

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to use draping techniques for creating a basic fitted foundation. This applies to the creation of fitted blocks such as a bodice and a skirt and does not include draping of set-in sleeves. Draping is conducted on a body form such as a mannequin or model.

Overview of Assessment

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you first week of class. Specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.

As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times and participate in formal assessment tasks.

PLEASE NOTE: work that has not been authenticated during class as your own work will not be considered for assessment.