Advanced Pattern Making Technical course

The short course

The advanced modeling technician course is a professional specialization course that aims to offer, to those who enroll, the opportunity to learn the development rules of creative modeling, acquiring specific skills and abilities through technical-practical demonstrations. It is ideal for those who have a minimum of sartorial experience, or for those who have learned to sew, but do not know well the techniques of modeling and making a pattern. The aim is to improve the level of those who are already able to work in the field.

40 hours

From March to May 2024

Weekend Formula Timetable:
Saturdays,  9 to 1 pm


Via S. Marta 18, Milano

Course objectives

The short course for pattern makers allows you to deepen and experiment with the main methodologies used in the creative production of the fashion sector. In particular, it offers specific preparation on:

  • creative modeling techniques;
  • development of paper patterns for experimental projects.

Course participants will be guided through the entire process by working on experimental projects, dealing with volumes and decorative effects of absolute particularity. At the end of the course, students will have acquired a new method and advanced technical skills to deal independently with a fashion project.


The course aims to deepen the study of female modeling for the construction of fantasy models made through complex constructions and integrated techniques of 3D modeling and Moulage. Kimono and Raglan construction will be dealt with and, through the application of the fabric construction, garments and details of particular scenic effect will be obtained. The acquisition of the methodology used will allow the creation of different decorative motifs, various types of folds and motifs

three-dimensional to complete and enrich even the simplest garments. The most trendy lines will be analyzed to adapt the common wearability bases to the specific needs of the reference trends. The Moulage technique will be introduced to experiment with some types of drapery and to be able to combine several modeling construction techniques. Furthermore, the skills will be acquired to carry out the defect of a garment and the consequent correction of the paper model.

Professional opportunities

What will you do

The Advanced Pattern Making Technician course allows you to take your sewing skills to an advanced professional level, allowing you to aspire to one of the following professional figures.

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Requirements for admission

Our ideal candidate

The course is aimed at those who already have a diploma from a fashion school and those who, for their professional career, already have the basic notions of modeling and want to perfect their skills by comparing themselves with experimental projects.


To be admitted to the short course it is sufficient to possess the following requirements:

  • age over 18
  • possession of the basic notions of model making or tailoring.

Costs and registration

The costs to enroll in the pattern maker course are as follows:

Pre registration: € 150.00;

Balance: € 900.00 (within the first day of class).

Exam and certification


The course includes a final practical test or the presentation of a paper, in order to ascertain the skills acquired.


At the end of the test, a certification recognized throughout the Italian and European territory will be issued

How to access the orientation interview

Do you want to be a model maker but don't have enough experience? To find out if our short-term course corresponds to your expectations and to find out more details about our school, fill out the form and we will contact you as soon as possible to answer your questions, or to schedule an interview in which we will be able to recommend the most suitable course for you.

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