Pattern Making And Draping (Practical)

Paper Code: 
GPM 225
Contact Hours: 
Max. Marks: 

To acquaint students with the techniques of flat pattern making.
To introduce students to the concepts of draping.

  • Introduction to techniques in pattern making
05 hrs
  • Drafting
  • Flat  Pattern Method
  • Draping
  • Drafting of child & adults basic bodice, sleeve block, skirt & trousers block   Adaptations of basic blocks for sleeves, collars, skirts and trousers
20 hrs
  • Flat pattern design on bodice block through:
35 hrs
  • Dart manipulation:   Moving, Dividing and combining darts by pivot & slash and spread.
  • Converting dart into:  Seam lines, Gathers, Pleats, Tucks, and Yokes.
Principles of Draping 30 hrs
  • Draping dress form for bodice and skirt.
  • Construction of one top draped in muslin to be completed through basic steps.
Essential Readings: 
  1. Relis, Nurie., & Jaffe, Hilde., Draping for fashion Design, Prentice Hall career & Technology, New Jersey.1993
  2. Armstrong, J., Draping for Fashion Design, Fair child Publications ,New York.2004
  1. Hanford, Jack., Professional Pattern Grading: for Women”s, Men’s and Children’s
  2. Apparel, Fairchild Publications, New York. 2003.
  3. Pamela, C. Stringer., (1995). Pattern Drafting for Dress Making, Augustan Publishers  & Distributors, Delhi.
  4. Holman., Pattern Cutting Made Easy: A step by step Introduction, Om Publications