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FD074 Pattern Design Systems 2

6 credit points

Course Code FD074

Subject Outline

FD074 Pattern Design Systems 2  


Leo Salinas & Kat Skvorc

Program Director

Nicholas Comino

Credit points



9 Weeks


FD070 Fashion Design Studio 1

FD071 Fashion Design Studio 2

Contact hours/week

6 hours per week (3 of design & 3 of technical)

Self Study hours/week

4 hours per week



Subject Description

This subject enables students to broaden their knowledge of garment design and production through the use of stretch fabrics and appropriate industry technologies.



  • Research and develop design concepts suitable for stretch wear

  • Design garments and/or ranges specific to stretch fabrics

  • Produce and present design documentation

  • Adapt pattern/s for use with stretch fabric

  • Make manual pattern/s for stretch fabrics

  • Use specialized machinery for stretch wear

  • Create stretch garment/s in response to a design brief

  • Experimentation with stretch wear construction processes


Learning outcomes or Competencies

At the end of this course students should be able to:

  1. Identify and use stretch fabrics for the design and creation of garments

  2. Research and develop design concepts suitable for stretch wear

  3. Design garments and develop ranges specifically for stretch fabrics

  4. Create patterns for stretch garments to industry standards

  5. Digitize, file and print patterns for stretch wear

  6. Use specialized machinery to create stretch garments

  7. Document the design and production processes

  8. Present garments and documentation to industry standards


Assessment Table



Weighting %

Week Due




1. Design process

Journal and range portfolio


See Assessment 1 brief

Journal: research & design development


Weekly hand ins

1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9

2. Manual patterns & toiling. Experimentation with processes (samples)

Project & sample portfolio


Week 5 & 7

Patterns, toile,

Samples and sewing techniques

1, 4, 6, 7, 8

3. Creation and presentation of final garment & documentation.

Project and



Week 9

1 x Women’s Swimsuit

Spec sheet and costing


1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9



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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