Drafting and Sewing: Casual Knits

Online Short Course Fashion Business Apparel Design and Product Development Industrial Engineering, Quality & Production

Learn to create a basic tee and pull-on shorts using basic pattern blocks, with different pattern drafting, cutting and sewing methods!

Learn how a garment is made from pattern drafting, cutting and sewing. With the basic knowledge in drafting and sewing, you can progress to making patterns and sewing. This course covers basic threading of the industrial sewing machine and sewing techniques. Funding Period: 1st March 2021 to end Feb 2024

The Details


    Registered Title: (Drafting and Sewing: Casual Knits )

    TPGateway Code:TGS-2022014417

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Course Duration

SSG Approved Training & Assessments Hours:36:00 Trainer Facilitated Hours (On Campus/Virtual):32:00 Self-Directed E-learning Hours:00:00 Assessment Hours:04:00
  • Identify the pattern pieces, sewing operations and sequences required to construct the garment
  • Interpret draft, cut and sew a basic tee and pull-on shorts based on a given size specs using basic pattern block with manipulation methods
  • Understand how basic garment construction relates to pattern development, grading, marker development and mass production
  • Use the various stitch types such as lock stitch, overlock stitch and cover stitch
Key Learning Areas
  • Drafting procedures of basic pattern blocks
  • Development process from paper patterns to finished garments
  • Techniques in using sewing machine for various operations
  • Types of interfacing
  • Industry terminology interpretations
  • Build in fabric retraction and shrinkage into stock production pattern
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Items Required For Class

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.

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.

    However sewing tools are also provided in class.


    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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