Fashion CAD Design Online Course

General

Program Description

Course

The use of CAD technology is now a fundamental element in clothing designing. The program permits us to realize the models, develop the clothing sizes, and has many other functions, reducing the margin of errors and speeding the design procedures, even at a distance.

This is why the Clothing Pattern Making professional with skills in the use of CAD is absolutely the most required person in the fashion companies, a key profession that permits to translate the designer’s ideas into concrete products, a central role between creative and production office.

  • Timetable: Twice a week
  • Level: Intermediate/advanced
  • Degree awarded: Attendance certificate, with the accreditation of acquired skills (possibility of earning 1 university credit)

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Target

The course is thought for all of those that want to specialize in the use of CAD technology for the creation of clothing patterns and their industrialization. It is necessary to have proven skills of traditional pattern making and familiarity with the computer.

Educational program

  • The CAD technology: CAD in the industrial context.
  • Creation of one’s own workstation.
  • Industrialization of the patterns: seam allowance, notches, and holes.
  • Speed up keys and use of the most common lines/forms.
  • Pattern symmetry function.
  • Modification of the basis and saving.
  • Survey of the many pieces that are part of the pattern model: extraction.
  • Control of pattern model, assembly functions.
  • Creation of a variant for automatic cloth sizing.
  • Establishing a cutting plan and main functions of clothing size development.

Tools and material provided to students

Live sessions with Fashion professionals, multimedia educational material, lesson recordings, practical exercises, live chat with students, personalized counseling.

Material and tools needed

  • Computer with an updated operational system
  • Chrome web-browser (Firefox, Safari)
  • Microphone (external microphone or headphones with a microphone)
  • Headphones or headset› Webcam
  • Internet connection (ADSL / 4g / Optical fibre) – [min. band recommended 3 Mb/s]
  • Software CAD Lectra Modaris (provided by Istituto Modartech)*

*We recommend checking the minimum computer requirements for the installation of the CAD software.

Last updated Aug 2020

About the School

Istituto Modartech is a higher academic training center in the Fashion and Communication fields authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research – MIUR to issue academic degree ... Read More

Istituto Modartech is a higher academic training center in the Fashion and Communication fields authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research – MIUR to issue academic degrees in Higher Education in Art, Music and Dance sectors – AFAM. In addition, the training offer previews courses legally recognized at the European level (EQF standard), with a wide educational offer, as a response to specific needs, aptitudes, and goals. Creativity and talent are guided in an artistic and cultural context that permits to move around in contemporaneity acquiring at the same time specialized and strategic skills. Read less