3 years
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Headquarter Bologna
Frequency Weekly
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Headquarter Ancona
Frequency Weekly
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Headquarter Padova
Frequency Weekly
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During the Fashion Global Design course – 3 years weekly frequency – , students:

  • get in touch with precious educational tools and information, while studying economic and political facts, which allow them to develop a trend spotting method;
  • learn Graphic Design (manual and computerized) techniques, creating a unique and personal style;
  • analyze the History of Costume assimilating the concept of a modern point of view regarding shapes and lines;
  • acquire a deep knowledge in textile fabrics and how to use them;
  • know the Fashion Communication processes and language;
  • learn Planning and Working techniques in Patternmaking and Sewing;
  • elaborate Fashion Collections which meet the Market and Trends requirements;
  • create a series of outfits for the Final Academic Fashion Show.

The Fashion Global Design course is your ideal tool to analyze the Fashion Trends which define the market and realize your first Fashion Collection.
It’s a complete Fashion Course which involves different sectors, like a Fashion Designer course and a Patternmaking course, it includes the industrial manufacturing process and all the technical and computer graphics subjects which will enable you to acquire a complete and competitive qualification.
This course will make you a qualified Fashion Designer who has a very good knowledge in patternmaking and who is able to interact with all the apparel – production fields.

High – School Diploma or equivalent. A good knowledge of the Italian language is required for foreign students

3 Years Course – (2500 total hours – mandatory attendance)

1st Year: 24 hours weekly
2nd Year: 28 hours weekly
3rd Year: 24 hours weekly

Students will receive teaching handouts for each course along with paper, cardboard and a kit of useful tools for patternmaking classes such as :a set square, a bradawl and a tape measure.
In patternmaking classes and sewing laboratories, students will have tailors dummies at their disposal and industrial machinery to work on.
Some of the classes will be provided with computer facilities.
Meetings with Professionals and field trips to fashion design exhibitions will enhance students’ educational path.

Our Faculty consists of highly – qualified professionals, with several years proven experience in Fashion business.
They’re constantly updated on Fashion and Market Trends and New Technologies.

1) EU Citizens and Switzerland Citizens: a copy of Identity Card ; n. 1 digital passport photo; a copy of diploma or self – certification; a copy of Social Security Number (SSN) /Tax Code.
2) NON EU Citizens: a passport copy and a Student Visa; n. 1 digital passport photo; a copy of the Social Security Number (SSN) / Tax Code.


Fashion Drawing
Study of live and stylized fashion figure drawing;
basic techniques of Fashion Drawing;
textiles rendering;
study of color palette;
study of different types of garment.
Collection 1
Approach to Fashion Trends;
flat – drawing and technical forms;
basic structure of a Fashion Collection.
History of Costume
Historical – evolution analysis of Costume from Ancient Egypt to 18th century;
modern approach and viewpoint to lines, shapes and costume techniques;
Textile Technologies 1
Natural and synthetic fibers characteristics;
yarn count , methods and machinery for textile production;
textile weaving, methods and machinery for fabric production;
identification of fibers and textiles.
Patternmaking 1
Body measurements charts and introduction to anatomy;
design of basic models: dresses, skirts, trousers;
concept of wearability (wearing ease ) and applications;
basic apparel construction.
Tranformation techniques
Basic garment: transformation techniques of dresses, skirts, trousers;
paper pattern technique for the cutting room and industrialization;
design of cut – and -sewn knitwear basic models : dress and t-shirt;
production and interpretation of personal projects;
correcting faults on various body shapes.
Machinery Production 1
Machinery practice;
construction of detached parts;
marking and cutting methods;
placing the paper pattern on fabric and quantification of the needed fabric.
production of clothing sample, meeting the indutrial sewing – system requirements.


Collection 2
Stylization of a Fashion sketch;
illustration techniques;
trend analysis through social, economic and cultural facts;
creation of Fashion Collections related to different market segments.
History of Fashion
History of Fashion evolution from 18th Century to present;
style analysis of one of the most famous couturier and fashion designer in the italian and international fashion scene.
Textile Technologies 2
Knitwear Production: method and machinery;
non – woven textiles production;
finishing textiles techniques;
coloring: dye and print.
Graphic design/Adobe Photoshop
Managing images to realize mood, material and colour layout by setting- up a new document,
adjustments, selections , color selection, color palette, image – merging methods, masks, layers, text tools.
Layout set – up and import of the fashion sketch;
different coloring techniques for fashion sketches, textures and patterns ;
photo – editing tools;
styles and Filters;
raster and Vector Graphic: differences;
tools: pen and shape;
shape layers and path.
Fashion Communication
Fashion system and communication;
communication techniques;
business communication strategies survey;
“How – to- make – a – presentation” strategy;
How to set up a professional portfolio.
Patternmaking 2
Creation of basic patterns: woman’s suit, jacket; overcoat;
wearability concept and its applications;
basic Pattern transformation techniques;
paper pattern technique for the cutting room and industrialization;
controls and tests on the sewing pattern;
Increasing sizes on a pattern (Pattern – grading).
Apparel construction 2
Outerwear and skirt construction techniques;
construction: lined slits; polo – shirt necklines;
construction : canvas slopers for outerwear apparel;
working – cycles planning;
Patternmaking CAD Lectra System
How to manage the pattern: entry, creation, industrialization;
creation of a working folder;
encoding and files back-up;
learning digitization.


Collection Design /Project
Research and survey techniques;
a to Z project of a “ready-to-wear” collection;
organization of a professional and dynamic portfolio which enhances students’ unique style and creativity skills;
Design a Collection for the Final Fashion Show.
History of Accessory evolution;
product – development process and function: (merchandising; press and media, window and in-store display, fashion show);
raw materials and accessories research;
color palette; raw and galvanic materials properties;
graphic development;
construction techniques.
Advanced Patternmaking
Study of the bodice;
draping techniques on a tailors dummy;
study of ruffles, volants, shapes and bulks;
sportswear apparels analysis and construction;
construction of the outfits for the Fashion show project.
Advanced Manufacturing
Study of different types of stitches and embroidery: applications and use;
production of the bodice;
production of embellishment parts: ruffles, volants ,necklines;
production of sportswear’s garments;
creation of the outfits for the Fashion show project.
Patternmaking CAD Lectra System
Computer-generated pattern: construction and transformation techniques;
digital pattern transformations;
increase – sizes techniques (Pattern – grading);
methods of proportionally increase or decrease sizes on a pattern (Pattern – grading);
how to create a digital chart of measurements, a working cycle; an assembly and production test;
study of software – user interface Diamino


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