Central Saint Martins developed the Innovative Pattern Cutting For Graduates And Professionals course in response to a significant industry need. Students taking this course will undertake an innovative and relevant training programme for potential and practising pattern cutters and designers who need to expand their experience.

Let’s have a closer look at what you can expect if you enrol on this intensive 10 week course. We are currently recruiting for the summer programme which runs from, 2nd July to 7th September 2018.

Innovative Pattern Cutting For Graduates And Professionals Student Work, ⓒPatrick Lee Yow

Innovative Pattern Cutting For Graduates And Professionals Student Work, ⓒPatrick Lee Yow

Designed to enhance creativity and provide a supportive postgraduate learning environment for personal and professional development, the emphasis is placed on exploratory and versatile approaches to this craft through practical work carried out both as a group and independently.

While on this course you will build your knowledge by being encouraged to unlock the potential of your existing pattern cutting skills. You will also discover the creativity of your own discipline by developing new practical, analytical and interpretative skills.

Innovative Pattern Cutting For Graduates And Professionals Student Work, ⓒPatrick Lee Yow

Innovative Pattern Cutting For Graduates And Professionals Student Work, ⓒPatrick Lee Yow

The course is mainly delivered through practical workshop sessions, specialist demonstrations and studio critiques. Also included are two or three ‘master classes’ given by highly regarded specialists who have a reputation for working in particularly creative ways.

The structure of the course will create a framework for you to develop your knowledge of the interdependence that exists between the designer and pattern cutter in translating innovative design into finished garments.

Innovative Pattern Cutting For Graduates And Professionals Student Work, ⓒPatrick Lee Yow

Innovative Pattern Cutting For Graduates And Professionals Student Work, ⓒPatrick Lee Yow

The aims and objectives of this course are to help you develop the creative problem solving and practical skills required by pattern cutters today.

You will also be expected to develop your skills further through self-directed study as well as through studio supervision.

Innovative Pattern Cutting For Graduates And Professionals Student Work, ⓒPatrick Lee Yow

Innovative Pattern Cutting For Graduates And Professionals Student Work, ⓒPatrick Lee Yow

This 10 week course is led by Patrick Lee Yow, a respected Associate Lecturer on the BA Fashion at Central Saint Martins and supported by experienced designers and pattern cutters from industry.

We are currently recruiting for the summer programme, 2nd July – 7th September 2018.

If you are a recent graduate or practising professional and are interested in applying for Innovative Pattern Cutting For Graduates And Professionals, we are now accepting enrolments for the course starting in July 2018. Please note that this course is only offered one session per year, so don’t miss this incredible opportunity. We also offer a full range of short courses in all subject areas that are starting soon! View all upcoming available courses on the short course website.