Patternmaker Certificate


The Patternmaker Certificate is designed to prepare students for an entry level position as a patternmaker in the apparel manufacturing industry. This certificate requires a total of 26-28 units. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken.

Required Courses (22 units):
FASH 093 F Pattern Alteration and Fitting2
FASH 101 F Basic Sewing Techniques (formerly Clothing I)2
FASH 108 F Flat Pattern Methods and Design I (formerly FASH 108AF)2
FASH 109 F Flat Pattern Methods and Design II (formerly FASH 108BF)2
FASH 110 F Flat Pattern Methods and Design III (formerly FASH 108CF)2
FASH 188 FApparel Production2
FASH 190 FPattern Grading2
FASH 206 FTextiles4
FASH 209 F Draping (formerly FASH 209AF)2
FASH 975 FPatternmaking: Collections2
Restricted Electives (4-6 units):4-6
Creative Serging: Overlock Machine2
Pattern Alteration and Fitting2
Fashion Sewing (formerly Clothing II)2
Draping - Advanced (formerly FASH 209BF)2
Fashion Industry Internship2-4
Total Units26-28

Outcome 1: Demonstrate the ability to create different patterns manually and on the computer for employment as a first patternmaker in the fashion design industry.

Outcome 2: Produce graded "nests" to industry specifications.