In Fashion Design, students learn about the basics of fashion design while studying professional fashion practices. Students draw croquis', sew, and construct garments.
Pattern drafting is very long and difficult and includes a lot of mathematical calculations. That is best to be saved if you decide to go further into fashion design in college. A good way to make your own designs is to alter previously made patterns into your own. I have chosen the dress on the left because it is a stylish dress that is easily altered. The pattern is by Vogue. Their patterns are designer, current, and fit the female figure well.
Your assignment is to alter the pattern on the left in order to create an original design. This dress should be altered no more than 50%. Additionally, your craftsmanship should be impeccable on the inside and outside. You will also be challenged to put in a zipper and hooks and eyes.
Possible Ways to Alter the Pattern: