Course Title: Create pattern from block to meet customer specifications

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5220

Course Title: Create pattern from block to meet customer specifications

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term2 2010,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to create a pattern from a block to meet design and fit specifications of the customer

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

LMTCL3009B - Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principles
LMTFD4010B - Create pattern to meet design specifications applying advanced patternmaking principles

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4015B Create pattern from block to meet customer specifications


1. Prepare workstation

2. Interpret the design

3. Select block

4. Create pattern

5. Test and finalise pattern

6. Complete work

Learning Outcomes

On sucessful completion of  this course you will develop the required skills and knowledge as it applies to the development of a pattern from an existing block for an individual size and to meet the styling requirements of the customer; as well as developing the of skills associated with communication, problem solving and planning and organising to interpret design specifications, select procedures and tools and create a pattern. Communication and numeracy skills are used to interpret designs and develop and document pattern specifications. Self management skills are used to test the pattern and ensure conformance to quality standards.

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.