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FD070 Fashion Design Studio 1

6 credit points


Subject Outline

FD070 Fashion Design Studio 1


Katerina Skvorc

Fatima Asanovski

Crystal Tsoi

Program Director

Nicholas Comino


AC007 Computing for Design

DN019 Drawing, Design Principals and Colour Theory

DN020 20th Century Design and Culture

Contact Hours/Week

3 hrs/ week Design and 3 hrs/ week Manufacturing and/or Draping

Credit points


Self study hours/week



5 hours per week for 1 semester (16 weeks)



Subject Description

This subject introduces students to the practice of researching, designing and making garments for the fashion industry.

Learning outcomes or Competencies

1. Research, analyse and develop a fashion design brief

2. Use drawing techniques to communicate and develop creative solutions for design briefs

3. Construct sample garments using practical garment construction techniques and skills

4. Develop a purchasing plan for materials and consumables within specified guidelines

5. Produce finished patterns and sample garments, and design and develop a mini-range from a design brief.  



Assessment Table



Weighting %

Week Due

Learning Outcome

1. Elements of Design

Exam / Visual Diary

Exam 15%

Visual Diary 10%

Total – 25%

Week 9

1, 2, 4

2.  Mini Range

Visual Diary / Portfolio


Week 9

Term 2

1, 2, 5

3. Patternmaking and Construction 1



Week 9

3, 4

4. Patternmaking and Construction 2

Portfolio and Garment Samples


Week 18

3, 4, 5



Attendance: When a student's attendance falls below 80% without adequate explanation, their final mark will be automatically limited to, at best, a Pass.

Late submission: All work submitted after the submission deadline will be limited to a maximum of 50% and will not be accepted after the end of the study period unless special circumstances apply.

Plagiarism and Cheating: Any form of cheating, collusion, or plagiarism will be handled in accordance with the Academic Misconduct and Plagiarism Policy found under the Academic Policies on Raffles Policies and Procedure page.

A full description of all rules and regulations is available via the student handbook which is available via our web site.


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