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Patternmaking

Fall Session: August 25 - December 20

PM 111 Industrial Methods of Draping
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714
(includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Students learn the basic draping methods of developing production patterns for the garment industry.

CRN Section Day Time Location
28722 25A S 9:10 am-1:00 pm C610


PM 121 Patternmaking I: Misses? and Women?s Wear
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714
(includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
In this course, students learn to develop basic body slopers using standard specification measurements. Collars and basic sleeve shapes are made. Paper patterns, as well as a final fabric sample, are developed. Students learn the importance of fit and balance in order to create a high-quality production pattern. Specifications are discussed in relation to both pattern development and finished garment measurements.
CRN Section Day Time Location
20905 25A T 6:30 pm-10:00 pm A309
5090 25B W 6:30 pm-10:00 pm A309
26232 25C U 10:10 am-2:00 pm C610
27940 25D M 6:30 pm-10:00 pm A309
28304 25E S 9:10 am-1:00 pm A309


PM 122 Patternmaking II: Misses? and Women?s Wear
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714
(includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: PM 121
Utilizing the basic slopers, students develop additional patterns for style variations using the slopers developed in PM 121. Patterns are developed for bodice, torso, and sleeves. A variety of skirt slopers are developed. Pattern corrections are made according to fit, balance, and specification measurements. Final patterns and fabric samples acceptable for mass production are created.
CRN Section Day Time Location
5092 25A M 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C412
28281 25B T 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C610


PM 171 Pattern Grading: Misses? and Women?s Wear
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714
(includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisites: (for Patternmaking Certificate students) PM 121, or (for Fashion Design students) FD 111 or FD 121
Introduction to manual pattern grading and marker-layout techniques. The students learn how to apply grade measurements proportionally to all the pieces within a pattern. The importance of accurate measurement specifications and their effect on the finished product are emphasized. Marker-layouts for samples, costing and mass production are developed.
CRN Section Day Time Location
5098 25A T 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C401


PM 221 Computerized Production Patternmaking
3 credits
In-state $598 Out-of-state $1,714
(includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisites: PM 121, or FD 121, or MW 131, or approval of program coordinator
Students learn to use the computer as a tool for production patternmaking and other apparel industry applications. Includes knowledge of hardware, software, and system programming on the Gerber Accumark system to produce a sample production pattern.
CRN Section Day Time Location
27427 25A W 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C309C


PM 233 Patternmaking: Misses? Sportswear
3 credits
In-state $598 Out-of-state $1,714
(includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: PM 122
Students learn the necessary details involved in developing linings, facings, fusibles, stays, and stampers for both tops and bottoms. Pant and jacket slopers are created, with a strong emphasis on fit. Multiple construction techniques are discussed. A final fabric sample is developed with all the specification measurements and construction details necessary for manufacturing.
CRN Section Day Time Location
26547 25A W 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C610
27941 25B S 9:10 am-1:00 pm C412


PM 237 Patternmaking: Coats and Suits II
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714
(includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: PM 122
Continuation of PM 236, with special emphasis on a variety of coats.
CRN Section Day Time Location
28533 25A T 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C412


PM 241 Patternmaking: Children?s Wear I
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714
(includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Students learn the fundamentals of basic flat patternmaking and industrial practices for children?s wear. Basic slopers and a variety of garments are developed for the toddler (2 to 4T), child (4 to 6X), and girls (7 to 14) size ranges.
CRN Section Day Time Location
28759 25A R 6:30 pm-10:00 pm A309


PM 255 Fit Analysis and Technical Documentation
2.5 credits
In-state $495 Out-of-state $1,432.50
(includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: PM 233
This course introduces the students to fitting tops, dresses, skirts, pants, and basic jackets on live, professional industry models. Proportions and balance are analyzed, and adjustments and corrections are made on the production pattern.
CRN Section Day Time Location
25613 25A R 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C412


PM 283 Patternmaking for Knit Garments
3 credits
In-state $598 Out-of-state $1,714
(includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: PM 122
This course explores various styling techniques for misses? and women?s cut-and-sew knit sweaters, pants, dresses, and costumes. Students also learn appropriate methods for steaming, fitting, and finishing garments.
CRN Section Day Time Location
28723 25A M 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C610

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