This course is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge of draping as a pattern-making technique. Students will be taught a variety of pattern shapes on a dress form, they will learn how to balance the completed drape on the form and fit a muslin to individual bodies. This course will take students’ garment-making skills to the next level and teach unique techniques for creating a classic fitted dress.
This is a single course and by itself does not lead to any career path
- Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia 19 years or older)
- Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements.
Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to
- List and define the terminology, tools and equipment associated with pattern draping and 3 dimensional design
- Evaluate characteristics of fabric to recognize how drape and hand responds to line and silhouette
- Examine the various techniques of manipulating fabric on a form to develop 3 dimensional designs
- Analyze the design to identify creative elements, determine the draping technique required for the design and develop a draping plan
Assessment will consist of quizzes, exams, and assignments.
Students must pass the course with at least 60%.
|Total instructional hours||40|
|Total Co-op hours||0|
|Total program hours||40|
|Total program length (weeks)||2|
☒ In-class instruction
☒ Distance education
☒ Combined delivery (both in-class and distance)
Not all courses may have textbooks. Textbooks are listed on the course outline. Textbooks may not be available through the college.
- Successful completion of the course.