FD083 Men’s Tailoring

6 credit points

Course Code FD83

Subject Outline

Men’s Tailoring FD083


Leo Salinas

Program Director

Nicholas Comino

Credit points



9 Weeks


FD070 Fashion Design Studio 1

FD071 Fashion Design Studio 2

Contact hours/week


Self Study hours/week




Subject Description

In this subject the students will learn to research and recognise, design, pattern make, cut and assemble a basic man’s tailored jacket.


Learning outcomes or Competencies

On successful completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  1. Design and assemble a tailored men’s jacket.

  2. Understand the use of fabric application in tailored garments.

  3. Research and understand the significance of tailoring in the fashion industry, including women’s wear.

  4. Develop suitable blocks from pattern library for appropriate tailoring design outcomes.

  5. Understand the technical difference between tailoring and mainstream garment construction.

  6. Select appropriate haberdashery for final presentation of a tailored garment.


Assessment Table



Weighting %

Week Due

Learning Outcome

1. Design and research portfolio

Exam / Visual Diary


Week 3

1, 2, 3, 6

2. Final presentation of finished jacket with folio reference, including samples and design development

Visual Diary / Portfolio


Week 9

1, 2, 4, 5, 6


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