Course Title: Develop patterns for complex fashion garments

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5220

Course Title: Develop patterns for complex fashion garments

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 100.0

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 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
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 develop patterns for use in the production of complex fashion garments with advanced styling requirements.

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
LMTFD4015B - Create pattern from block to meet customer specifications

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD5015B Develop patterns for complex fashion garments


1. Prepare pattern workstation

2. Analyse garment range

3. Analyse fabrics for garment range

4. Select and assess block portfolio

5. Create pattern

6. Prepare sample pattern

7. Develop pattern portfolio

8. Maintain records

Learning Outcomes

On sucessful completion of this course the student will have developed the required skills and knowledge in planning and organisingrequired to to develop patterns. Problem solving skills are required to determine and apply suitable patternmaking principles to achieve design requirements and identify any pattern problems. Communication and numeracy skills are used to interpret designs and develop and document pattern specifications. Self management skills are used to ensure safe use of technology and conformance of work 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.