Course Description

This studio course introduces students to the fundamentals of pattern making and construction techniques for fashion industry tops. Students should learn primary aspects of pattern manipulation to develop various styles of bodices (upper body) and dresses represented in the apparel industry. Students should explore fabric selection, contemporary trends, and various draping techniques. Form, function, and creativity of clothing design will be explored. The final project will be the development of a simple prototype from each student's original design. Basic materials required for this course will be provided, students may need to purchase additional materials that are specific to their designs.

Recommended Prerequisites

 CSFD-N101 Pattern Drafting 1; basic sewing knowledge

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Fashion Design Fundamentals: Pattern Drafting 2: Bodices and Dresses
10:00AM to 1:00PM
Feb 22, 2020 to Mar 14, 2020
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Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $345.00
Section Notes

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to our online learning management system, Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvas.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.