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Designing and creating skirts will teach learners how to design and make clothing by recording measurements from a person, and creating unique designs and made to measure garments.

Learners will understand how to record body measurements used to create skirts, and develop the knowledge and skills to adapt the basic blocks into unique designs, with activities to create different waistbands, pockets, openings, pleats, gathers and different skirt shapes and designs. Learners will develop the skills to create skirt patterns, adapting patterns to individual designs by use of fullness and manipulation techniques, and create specification sheets for commercial patterns and manufacturing. With tutorials in pattern making and sewing techniques learners will develop the skills to hand or machine sew garments to fit their own body shape, to develop the skills and knowledge to manufacture clothing, including fit analysis and adjusting the fit of clothing to fit the body shape and size. Gaining valuable knowledge in the art of made to measure clothing, and how to obtain a perfect fit of a garment.

Learners will gain appreciation of the history of design, fashion styles and design elements, to be able to design their own unique range of skirts for a specific body shape and size.

This course will prepare learners for a career within the fashion industry, gaining a foundation of knowledge to complete an undergraduate programme, or work within the fashion industry as a designer, pattern cutter, merchandiser or fit technologist. The skills obtained in this course will provide a foundation of core skills used within the fashion industry.

_How to use body measurements to make made to measure clothing
_How to make patterns for specific garments
_How to assemble garments
_The history of fashionable skirt designs
*How to design fashion garments

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Syllabus

_Week 1 – Understand how to record body measurements used to create skirts
_Week 2 - Create a skirt block made from measurements, along with sewing a fitting sample and completing a fit analysis
_Week 3 – Develop skirt adaptations; waist finishes, pockets, lengths, widths and fullness techniques. Along with educational content on fabrics which work for fashion garments.
_Week 4&5 - Gain appreciation of the history of designer skirts and develop the skills to design a unique range of skirts using a template. Taking one skirt design and completing the industry specification sheet for production, creating the pattern and sewing a finished sample.

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Instructors

Tanya Dove
Instructor
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Kristina Shin
Assistant Professor
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Jalice Cheng
Project Assistant
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Marco Rebora
Social Media Marketing Assistant
Polimoda Institute

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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