Short Course

Program: Pattern Making for Fashion Design

(Manual and CAD)


Objective: This course will enable the participant to enhance their knowledge in Manual and Computer-Aided (CAD) Pattern making, Grading in the garment industry having an ambition to improve them. In the age of technology, this course will offer the recipients to have an advantage in the competing market.


Who can apply:  H.S.C. or equivalents.

Topics Covered:


 1. Introduction to Pattern

Function of pattern making and grading

Ingredients required to pattern making

Information required for developing pattern

Department and size range of garments

Measurement of the human body for various departments


 2. Introduction to Garment

Introduction to garments and its design 

Garment terms and components

Develop pattern and sewing related terminology

Garment fit indicators.


 3.Introduction to Fabrics

Types of fiber and their Properties

Types of fabric

Fabric analysis

Idea of consumption and factor affecting consumption


  4. Manual Pattern Making and Grading

Drafting technique and geometrical drawing

Pattern grading, pattern control, fit and drape


   Items :                  

Top: Basic Shirt, Jacket, Hooded Jacket

T-Shirt, Polo Shirt, camisole

Bottom: Basic Pant, Cargo Pant, 5 Pockets denim,

Bermuda, Skirt

Under Garment: Panty, Brief, Camisole etc.


  1. Computer-Aided Design

Introducing CAD Machinery

Use of CAD tools

Develop a pattern using CAD soft wear

Digitize Pattern and Grading

Check marker efficiency

Software converting technique

Documents for Admission:

  1. Photocopies of all Educational Certificates.
  2. Photocopy of NID/Birth Certificate  (Must)
  3. 2 Copies P.P.
  4. Pay order from any Bank.


Contact for further information :

CBIFT Office: BGMEA Bhaban (Level-5 & 10), 669/E Jhautala Road, South Khulshi, Chattogram, Bangladesh.

Phone: 630151, 637919, 01841814949, 01847070576

Office Hours: Everyday 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM except Friday