Certificate in Pattern Making - Beginner On Campus
Understanding the principles of patternmaking and the connection between the body, the pattern and the garment.
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Understanding the principles of pattern making and the connection between the body, the pattern and the garment. Students will build the skills required to translate a design into a pattern and into a well-fitting garment.
This course aims to allow the student to practice within their own realm of design and be able to create garments with professional understanding of garment construction.
• Fabric grains
• Walking/ trueing patterns
• Balance/ fit/ reading off the garment and making alterations.
• Making a pattern to fit • Understanding the body as a 3D form – Front/ side/ back
Engy Mahdy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design and a Postgraduate Honour's degree in Advanced Pattern-cutting methods from Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. She was selected to showcase her work in the Graduate show as well as the Postgrad exhibition the following year.
Engy launched her label, One and Four Studio, a luxury street brand, in 2017 and has to date produced and released 3 collections and a capsule for Sole DXB 2019.
Her passion for pattern-cutting drives her to always create challenging patterns for design, considering it the most important stage of a well-designed garment. Besides her own label, Engy has also worked as a master pattern maker with multiple regional designers, including Faissal El Malak, Reemami, Amira Haroon, DH-C by creating patterns for their collections; and fully designing and producing the first collection of BUKA by Anas Bukhash.
Engy believes Design is a compilation of different disciplines and In 2019 she continued to expand on her passion for the arts through several projects, where she was commissioned for an art installation at the Jameel Arts Centre as well as illustrating for the published book, 13 Amazing Women of Arabia by Dana Al Blooshi.