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Get the Skills to Become a Pattern Drafting & Draping Professional

Pattern Drafting & Draping course at GLOW College.
This course is designed for experienced sewers who are ready to dive into the world of custom design techniques

8-Week Pattern Drafting & Draping Advanced Sewing Certificate Course

Unlock the techniques of garment design with this Pattern Drafting & Draping course. This comprehensive Certificate course is designed for individuals with intermediate sewing skills who aspire to elevate their craft to the next level. Whether you’re a seasoned seamstress or a fashion enthusiast, this course will equip you with the skills needed to create customized patterns and breathe life into your designs through the art of draping.

This Certificate Course is available in person at the Brampton, Waterloo and Toronto Campus or can be taken virtually online. These learning methods have been designed to help you balance work and family life while in pursuit of your fashion career goals.

The best way to see if GLOW College is the right fit for you is to come and tour the school. You can tour our facilities and meet with students and instructors. Schedule a tour now or Get more info.

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Course Overview:
Delve into the world of comprehensive and technical pattern drafting, adapting patterns to individual dimensions. Highlights of the course include creating patterns for trousers and a jumpsuit, as well as the art of draping a dress.

  • Body Measurements and Bodice Block
  • Cutting and Sewing a Blouse
  • Collars and Cuffs/Advanced Bodice Patterns
  • Trouser Pattern Drafting
  • Sewing Trousers
  • Trouser Construction
  • Jumpsuit Pattern Drafting
  • Dress Draping and Constructing

Intermediate sewing skills are a prerequisite for this course, providing a foundation for participants to build upon as they delve into advanced pattern drafting and draping techniques.

Length/ Schedule: 8 weeks Instructor-led virtual OR In Person classes.
(Sundays OR Weekdays – 8 three-hour classes, once a week)

Learning Method
Eight Instructor-led practical classes. Choose between in-person or virtual sessions.

Classroom supplies available for in-class use. Students are required to have sewing and serger machines, needles, fabric and thread and related tools to complete assignments at home in-between weekly classes.


Online Self Paced Course = $1,600
Payment Plan Option: Enroll Now for $450 a month for 4 months

LendCare Financing

GLOW College offers a NEW 0% Financial Aid option through LendCare. LendCare offers an easy-to-use, online financing solution, with express credit decisions, accessible from anywhere you are, 24/7.

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To apply for Financial Aid through LendCare, please select your preferred campus from the list below. You will be directed to the application form for your chosen campus.

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Enrollment Terms:

Choose a pricing option that suits you and start learning today. Pay in full to save or choose the monthly payment option. Start In person classes upon final payment. Fees include Tuition and free Virtual Seat assignment. Digital Certificate will be issued upon completion of all lessons, assessments, and upon final payment (where applicable). Non-refundable once paid. This course is not subject to the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

Is a Rewarding Career in Pattern Drafting & Draping Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Pattern Drafting & Draping and exploring whether GLOW College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call 905-453-9456.