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Advanced Pattern Making

The course will provide you with an understanding of how to create a pattern from a concept or illustration that will in turn produce an excellent fitting garment.

In this course you will be introduced to the concept of constructing patterns by using and applying the knowledge which you will have gained during the Beginners’ Pattern Making short course and the Beginners’ Garment Construction course, to create advanced garments that are molded to fit and tailored to perfection.

In addition, you will learn how to grade patterns, which is the process of increasing or decreasing a master pattern according to a prescribed set of body measurements.

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Villioti Short Course Advanced Pattern Engineering


16 Weeks | 4 Months

Short Courses run once a week in the evenings from 17:00pm to 21:00pm or on Saturday mornings from 09:00am to 13:00pm and Saturday afternoons from 13:30pm – 17:30pm.



Certificate of completion (Non-credit bearing)



Successfully completing this short course, will allow you to include it in your portfolio of evidence for consideration for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Find out more about RPL here.


A Securing Deposit is required to secure a position in the course.

Option A – R8 300
Option B – R8 720

*Option B is applicable if you secure financial aid with Capitec Education Finance. Apply Online for lower monthly payment options to fit your Budget.

All fees are valid until the 31st October 2024.

Each short course has an additional payment for equipment which varies from course to course. Specialist equipment is supplied by Villioti and allow a budget for consumables.


If you want to pursue a career in fashion, a qualification from Villioti Fashion Institute is the ideal way into the industry. No matter which avenue of fashion you’re interested in, we offer fashion qualifications that align perfectly with the needs and trends of the industry.

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