Duration: 1 Year
Eligibility: 10th / SSC

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Diploma in Pattern Drafting is a one-year course that focuses on design, cutting and stitching of clothes across all genders and age groups. The course comes under fashion design and concentrates more on cloth designing for different dresses made of different materials and sizes. The course concentrates on design and stitching of various patterns of dresses. The course provides students practical exposure and field experience for making samples. It is obvious fact that a pattern maker plays a quintessential role in fashion market acting as a key link in the chain from machinist to designer. A course on Pattern Drafting provides students a great kick start to make a career in playing a most important role in the field of fashion arts.

  1. Semester I

    • Hand sewing techniques
    • Machine control exercise's
    • Different seams and their applications.
    • Flat pattern drafting --Working patterns and final drafts
    • Sample making
      • COLLARS: Peter pan, Wing collar, Cape collar, Bishop Collar, Scalloped collar,Butterfly collar, Tulip collar, Sailor collar, Straight collars.
      • SLEEVES: Plain, puff, Balloon, Cap, Tulip, Petal, Flared, Uneun flare, Circular, Long sleeves, Long sleeves with cuff Leg- o- mutton sleeves.
      • FROCKS: A-line, Sundresses, Pillow Case dress, Waist cut frocks, A-symmetric frock, Circular frock, Low-low waist cut frock, Yoke frocks, tier frocks, Panel frocks, Sunsuit, Overlap frocks, Princess panel frock.
      • SKIRTS: Mini, Straight, Flare, A-line, Circular, Half circular, Yoke Skirts, Handkerchief, Gore Skirt, Godets skirt, peplum.
      • NIGHTY: A-Line, Yoke, Suit.
  2. Semester II

    • SHALWARS: Plain, Belt shalwar, kali shalwar, Patiala chudidar, Dhoti, Parallel.
    • KURTHAS: A-line, A-line on bias, Fitted kurtha, Loose fitted, Dart less kurta, Kalidar,kurta, Raglon kurta, High neck kurta, Body style kurta, Kali kurta with body cut. Princess style with godets, Tiers kurta, Empire line kurta.
    • BLOUSES: High neck, High neck with collars, Plain yoke blouse, Choli, Katori, Single and double Piece katori, Princess line blouse, Halter neck blouse, Yoke blouse with princess panels.
    • COLLARS: Flat collars, Straight collars, Ruffled.
    • SLEEVES: Plain, puff, Balloon, Flared, Cap, Petal, Long sleeves, and Long sleeves with cuff variations in puff, Balloon, Flared, Cap, Petal leg 0 mutton sleeves, Circular, Ruffled sleeves, Sleeve construction on bias.
    • SKIRTS: Straight, A-line, Circular, Pegged, Tiers.
    • NIGHTY: A-line, Yoke.
  3. Semester III

    • Basic bodice development and grading
    • Personalized and as per the standard sizes 6,8,10,12 and 14
    • Dart transferences.
    • Shift dress with a zipper , boat neck, facing and a lining.
    • Chanel skirt
    • Skirt development in terms of the flare, knife pleats, box pleatsv
    • Collar development and its variations
    • Sleeve development and its variations
    • Ladies classic dress shirt as per the measurements.
  4. Semester IV

    • The Dior Dress
    • 7 Panelled Corset
    • Ruffled evening gown.


Please Read the T&C, before Applying for the Course.

  1. Candidates can apply online ONLY through the Official Lakhotia Institute of Design portal. Please visit www.lakhotiaedu.com or www.lakhotiainstituteofdesign.com to apply online.
  2. Application fees can be paid either by a Credit Card, Debit Card, Bank Transfer or through a Demand Draft. We accept
    1. Master Card, VISA Credit Cards
    2. Master Card, VISA, Maestro, VISA Electron, Rupay Debit Cards
  3. Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of “Lakhotia Institute of Design” payable at Hyderabad.
  4. Please make sure that you have the DD number before applying else the application will be rejected.
  5. Lakhotia Institute of Design has the right to reject any application which it deems fit.