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Beginners Pattern Making

Pattern making enables a designer to easily turn their ideas from sketches to reality.

This course will teach you the fundamentals of women’s pattern manipulation and engineering, so that you can draft everyday designs. From developing well fitted basic pattern blocks to manipulating them into a wide variety of clothing styles, this stimulating course teaches you the art of manipulating and shaping a flat piece of fabric to conform to one or more curves of the human figure.

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Villioti Short Course Beginners Pattern Engineering


22 Weeks | 5 Months 2 Weeks

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 – R9 800
Option B – R10 300

*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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