Advanced Tailoring & Pattern Making – Registration Fee


Secure your spot in the course with a registration fee of R500. Upon registration, you will be added to our accounts system, and you’ll receive detailed invoices for the course fees. To enjoy a 20% discount on course fees, ensure that you’ve added all the courses to your basket. Explore our payment options and available discounts for a seamless enrollment process.


Our Advanced Tailoring and Pattern Making short course is an immersive journey into the art of creating meticulously tailored garments. You will dive deep into the world of advanced pattern making and tailoring techniques, guided by standard pattern blocks from the Metric Pattern Cutting book. This course places a strong emphasis on achieving excellence in the creation of a Tailored Jacket and a Corset, while also exploring the intricacies of associated patterns such as jet pockets, facings, darts, seams, collars, vents, sleeves, and lapels.

Additional information

Starting Date

23 January 2024, 7 May 2024

Course Kits & Requirements

Required stationery and supplies to complete the course:
Pencil, Sharpener, Black marker / fine liner, Paper Scissors, Pritt, Eraser, L Square, Meter ruler, French curves, tracing wheel, Cotton thread, Fabric scissors, Pins, Tape Measure, Fabric marker/ tailor’s chalk. A selection of fabric and trim (to be decided upon choice of design)
Domestic sewing machine & Domestic Overlocker (optional).

DAF does have additional domestic machines and industrial machines on campus.

DAF provides pattern paper on campus with Pattern Cardboard and Calico (mock up fabric) available to purchase on campus.