Drafting and Sewing: Bottoms

Online Short Course Masterclass

Through hands-on experiences, learn how to draft skirts and pants, and the sewing techniques involved in their construction.

This course will allow you to advance your knowledge on pattern drafting and garment construction. Through hands-on experiences, learn how to draft skirts and pants, and the sewing techniques involved in their construction. Classes mix hands-on activities, demonstrations and lectures to convey learning concepts in a multifaceted approach. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024

The Details


    Registered Title: (Drafting and Sewing: Bottoms )

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2022014429

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Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:44:00 Trainer Facilitated Hours (On Campus/Virtual):40:00 Self-Directed E-learning Hours:00:00 Assessment Hours:04:00
  • Draft basic pattern blocks with given specifications or measurements taken from size specs
  • Develop a variety of patterns for skirts and pants using block manipulation method
  • Label and mark individual pattern pieces with symbols and notches
  • Sew a lined skirt against given specifications or measurements
  • Sew a bottom with curve waistline finishing, pocket and cuff against given specifications or measurements
  • Evaluate sewn product against given specifications or measurements
Key Learning Areas
  • Conversion from imperial measurements to metric measurements and vice versa
  • Human shapes and variations with focus on waist and below
  • Skirt variations
  • Pants variations
  • Shorts variations
  • Pockets variations
  • Basic pattern block for skirt and pants
  • Seams and facings
  • Interfacings, applicable hemming finishes and zipper attachments
  • Fabric retraction and shrinkage into stock production pattern
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Items Required For Class

Optional to bring

  • Your TaF.tc Sewing Tool Kit - Drafting and sewing tools will be provided in class. *Do take note that the learning tools are for class usage. Kindly return them after class ends. Should you feel that you would like to own this set of tools, you can purchase the kit at SMH Crafts.
  • For your own Sewing Tool Kit - If you have not purchased it before, please refer here for the full list.

    The following items will be provided (Students are free to bring their own):

    • YKK invisible zipper for the skirt and YKK Nylon Normal zipper for pant

    You will need a laptop OR computer OR tablet*, whichever you prefer, for viewing your E-books and E-Learning.
    *Devices need to have a working camera and a microphone.


    We highly discourage you from missing any classes since the entire program is designed to be hands-on intensive. There is also a minimum attendance requirement of 75% of training hours for Singaporean and PRs, and 90% of training hours for international students. If you do not meet the 75% attendance requirement, you will not be eligible to enjoy subsidies nor to sit for the assessment. Make sure you block off your time during your training with us or find an intake option that will ensure you do not miss any classes. You will only wish that you had more time in the class!

    Yes! You can use any SkillsFuture Credits you have to pay for course fees.

    We do not offer any make-up or replacement classes.

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