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HS Patternmaking Technology Course Descriptions

Discover how to transform designer sketches or pictures of outfits into real garments and explore a career in patternmaking technology, patternmaking, technical design, or grading, or as a production executive or assistant designer.

 

HPM 067 Manual Patternmaking and Sewing
Fashion design doesn’t end at the drawing board. Learn the process and skills needed to create a sewing pattern and manufacture clothing, including flat patternmaking, draping, grading, manual markermaking, and basic sewing. Gallery

HPM 069 Level 1  Patternmaking and Sewing (9th and 10th grade) Students will learn how to work with pre-made patterns, how to make basic modifications, and will learn introductory level sewing skills. Projects include two tops and one skirt *Projects and class schedule may be adjusted to reflect the abilities and pace of the students in course.

HPM 070  Level 1  Patternmaking and Sewing (11th and 12th grade) Students will learn how to work with pre-made patterns, how to make basic modifications, and will learn introductory level sewing skills. Projects include two tops and one skirt *Projects and class schedule may be adjusted to reflect the abilities and pace of the students in course.

HPM 071 Level 2  Patternmaking and Sewing (All high school grades)
*Prerequisite: HPM 067, HPM 069, HPM 070, HAP 025, HAP 026 OR HAP 017 or patternmaking experience
Students will learn how to make a basic top and skirt pattern from measurements taken in class and will then make a basic dress for their final project. Projects include one top, one skirt and one dress *Projects and class schedule may be adjusted to reflect the abilities and pace of the students in course.

*If you did not complete the above pre-requisites, but would like to take this advanced course, please fax a description and a photograph of a self developed pattern to 212.217.7964. Make sure to include your name, phone number, and the class you want to register for on all pages. Please note that this is an addition to the online registration, which has to be completed by all Precollege students.

HPM 167 Perfect Fit: Shorts and Pants that Fit (All high school grades)
*Prerequisite: HPM 067, HPM 069, HPM 070, HAP 025, HAP 026 OR HAP 017 or patternmaking experience
Learn how to make yourself a pair of shorts or pants that fit you perfectly. Draft a pattern for shorts or pants from your own measurements. Transfer your draft to a pattern that is cut from the fabric of your choice. Sew the pattern together for a perfect pair of fitted pants or shorts.

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