Sadhana Programme: Tailoring & Fashion Designing Course

By | May 28, 2018


Certificate from the Co-Ordinator(S) Of The Project

Sadhana Programme : Tailoring and Fashion Designing Course.

Fashion Designing Course

Duration : 3.Months [Including 10 days E.D.P]




Subject Covered


Registration & Inauguration

Guest speaker’s speech, Registration of Candidates and distribution of Training kids.


Characteristics of an Entrepreneur & Entrepreneurial Motivation Training (EMT) Lab

) Motivation training / soft skills required for entrepreneurs.

(ii) Business Opportunities available for starting enterprises.

(iii) Imparting knowledge about supporting organization & including financial institutions and

their schemes.

(iv) Market surveys, identification of project in Tailoring and Fashion Designing.

(v) Preparation of Project Report for Bank Financing.

(vi) Management of resources viz. men, materials and money

(vii) Rules/ Regulations of Local bodies.

(viii) Fashion Design and garments related aids information .

(ix) Appropriate and latest Machinery including information on manufacturers

(x) Factory visits, meetings with successful / not successful entrepreneurs

(xi) Market Survey Tools, market perception, market intelligence and marketing,

particularly in respect of the areas from which trainees are drawn.

(xii) Book keeping & Accounts (Preliminary Idea)

(xiii) Presentation by Industry Associations regarding (a) possible areas for setting up units

considering the local comparative advantage and (b) difficulties generally faced by entrepreneurs.

(xiv) Costing and pricing of products.

(xv) Various Govt. Schemes where financial assistance i.e. subsidy/ grants /loans are available

for entrepreneurs / self-employed.

(xvi) Approach & planning small scale units.

(xvii) Assessing financial viability of the project.

(xviii) Presentation / Discussion of case studies of successful and not-so successful entrepreneurs.


  1. Tailoring Syllabus


  1. 1 Introduction to the trade ,its utility and scope and prospects of advancement.

  2. Equipment & Tools

    (1) Machinery and equipment – sewing machines, over locking machin    zig  zag   machines, etc

 (2) Tools.

     3. Knowledge of fabrics, trimmings and accessories used and their availability in                  the market.

     4.Study of human body , eight head theory.

     5.Measurement techniques, standard measurement charts for children, ladies, gents, etc.

6. Human figures –types.

     7.Trade terminology.


     9.Paper pattern cutting.

    10.Handling and preparing different fabrics according to their types.

    11.Method of cutting garments and stitching.

12.Estimate for garments of different sizes:

  1. Cloth in different widths,

2. Trimming, and


13.Trial of a garment:

  1. Setting up of a trial room,

  2. Trial of the garments, and

c. Making and alteration.

14.Finishing of garments :

  1. Cutting,

  2. Removal of stains mending etc.

  3. Pressing,

  4. Folding and (e) Packing.

    15.Elements of costing:

  1. cost of materials

  2. cost of stitching

  3. overhead expenses.

    16.Drawing and coloring :

     Related Theory : (a) Type and characteristics of lines

                                  (b) Types of forms and its applicatipon

                        (c) Kinds of designs

    (d) Principles of making the design

    (e) Colors-its types and characteristics

     (f) Kinds of color schemes

      Practical :            (a) Lines, forms and stitches

    (b) Drawing of stitches with pencil

    (c) Lettering and monogram

    (d) Geometrical design

    (e) Drawing and painting of different types of designs.

  17.Allied Trade:

    1. Elementary theoretical knowledge related to embroidery

    2. Practicals – simple design.



(Practice of hand stitches used in Tailoring ,such as, Basting, Running, Over casting, Half back stitch, herring bone, Back stitch, Padding of quilting, Fine stitch, Marking , Tacking , etc.

  1. Practice of making Hems:

Sniffle ,flat , souble stitched flat, French & piped hems, etc.

  1. Practice of seams:

Single ,flat, double stitched flat, French & piped seams, etc.

  1. Practice of seam finished, pressed open, overcasted , self bound, bias bound , bias bounded and pinked edges , etc.

  2. Practice of seam finished, pin, corded, graduated, cross tucks, etc.

  3. Making pleats, knife, box, inverted and kilting of pleats, etc.

  4. Type of darts-half, full, slash, pivot, fish dart, etc.

  5. Practice of Button holes:

Worked button holes, for shirt, pant and coat Bound button holed one piece, two pieces etc.

  1. Practice of corners- turned , trimmed, binded etc.

  2. Practice of making pockets in garments ,such as : straight, slanting, welf curved and patch pockets, single and double bone pockets with flap.

  3. Cutting bias strips and joining , practice of binding edges- straight , round ,corner shaped scallops, etc.

  4. Practice of setting gathers, smocking on gathers and sheering on gathers.

  5. Practice of making collars and cuffs with stiffing and trimming etc.

  6. Practice of drafting on Melton cloth and patterns , drafting of

Bodies, blocks (upper body of lower body) for men’s, ladies and children (all size) with the help of measurement chart.




Cutting and stitching of the following garments :

  1. Sari falls

  2. Pillow cover with bias border

  3. Petticoat (4 and 6 pieces)

  4. Blouse ladies ( 2 No’s) Plain and choli cut

  5. Lady’s suits (according to fashion ) and nighty

  6. Baby set (Yoke Frock with smoking and simple janghia)

  7. Boy’s night suit

  8. Boy’s shirt half and full sleave

  9. Boy’s shirt with straight and cross pocket

  10. Gents kurta , pyjama;

  1. Kalidar kurta

  2. Pent cut pyjama

  3. Nehru Kurta

  4. Churidar pyjama

  5. Gent’s shirt

  6. Aligarh pyjama


  1. Baby set (Yoke frock with smoking and simple janhgia)

  2. Skirt and top

  3. Jeans

  4. Frocks

  5. Slacks

  6. Chemize (Baby body cut)

  7. Boy’s night suit

  8. Boy’s shirt with straight and cross pocket

Fashion Designing Syllabus

  1. Brief history, necessity and scope of the trade.

  2. Specification / types / Make of Tools, equipment, raw material and consumables.

  3. Use, Care and maintenance of tools & equipment.

  4. Safety precautions and first aid.

  1. Demonstration, Familiarize, Selection, Usage and Maintenance of Tools / Machines / Equipments.

  2. Practice on Health & Safety


Knowledge of sewing machine, maintenance of sewing machine. Definition & knowledge of different seams and stitches.

Importance of pattern making, cutting techniques, difference between inches, cms, yards & meter. How to take measurement.


Knowledge of Fabric, trimmings accessories marking & laying on fabric cutting of fabric, trial of garments & alternation defects & remedies.

Select, use, maintain & store – tools, equipments & clothing safely.


Drafting, cutting & stitching of ladies garment with different designs, styles and as per the market trend.

Demonstration and Practice by participants


Pattern making of various ladies garments with different necklines, sleeves, collar cutting stitching & finishing of the following garments.

Skirt, tops and maxis.

Demonstration and Practice by participants


  1. Kameez with dart, princess line with Kali, six piece umbrella with yoke, overlap style.

  2. Salwar with waist band

Demonstration and Practice by participants


  1. Plain blouse with waist belt, Semi katori blouse, katori blouse, raglan blouse, high neck blouse.

  2. Kimono style, Halter neck.

Demonstration and Practice by participants


Surwar, Patiyalla, dhoti, Punjab, parallels & bell bottom style.

Demonstration and Practice by participants


Practice of various upper & lower body garments making patterns. Drafting of basic blocks pattern making of various patterns as per specification.

Demonstration and Practice by participants


Practice of cutting various garments, cutting technique. Cutting of fabrics using patterns. To sew various garments like baby suit, bloomers, baby frocks, suits skirts, Tops, salwar kameez, nightgowns, housecoats.

Demonstration and Practice by participants


Demonstration and Practice by participants

Demonstration and Practice by participants

Demonstration and Practice by participants

Demonstration and Practice by participants


Introduction of modern machines / equipments / tools / processes / methods

  1. Testing and inspection

  2. QMS / EMS

3.Procedures for QMS

4. Identifying bottleneck process

5.Communication and Remedial measures


Steps in setting up an enterprise

Assistance from supporting agencies and bank formalities & procedures.


Inviting the expert and sharing his / her experience. (preferable who has been trained through one of our programmes)

Market Survey Inputs


Preparation of Bankable project report

1.Basics of Book keeping

2.Visit to an award winning Fashion Designing Unit.


Management techniques like Housekeeping, Best practices available in the trade, Value Engineering etc.

Small Business Management

Costing & Estimation


Selling and marketing techniques.

Inputs on statutory laws and taxation.


Evaluation & Feedback

Valediction & Certificate Distribution.


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