Pattern Making & Cutting

The course has been designed to train & familiarize the students with the latest techniques involved in the field of Pattern Making & Cutting.

The course aims to provide necessary skills to the students enabling them to develop a master pattern for a given piece of knitted garment using a designer's sketch or the sample garment or specifications of a buyer.

Course Topic

  • Important Measurements of human body
  • Important Measurements of garments (T-Shirt/Trouser)
  • Division of garments
  • Introduction of using scales & allowances
  • Introduction of size chart
  • Basic T-Shirt
  • V - Neck T-Shirt
  • Forward Shoulder T-Shirt
  • Raglan sleeve (Hooded Shirt)
  • Basic Trousers
  • Casual Trousers
  • Ladies Trousers
  • Concept of Grading
  • Concept of Marker (drafting)
  • Paneling
  • Consumption & some other import formulas
Pass Percentage:
  • 50%
Entry Qualification:
  • Matric
Course Duration:
Total hours: 72 hrs
Weeks: 12
Per week hrs: 6 hrs
Duration of period: 2 hrs
Working days in a week: 3 days
Hours' Break-Up:
Credit hours theory: 18 hrs
Credit hours practical: 17 hrs (3 hr = 1C hr)
Industrial trip: 3 trips
Grading System:

A+ - Excellent (90+)
A - Very Good (80-89)
B- Good (70-79)
C - Fair (60-69)
D - Satisfactory (50-59)
F - Fail (Below 50)
I - Incomplete  

Assessment Method Marks Distribution:


Attendance 10 Marks
Class Participation 10 Marks
Assignments (2 in no.) 10 Marks Each
Quizzes (2 in no.) 20 Marks Each
Final Exam 75 Marks
Total Exams 150 Marks
System Methodology:
  • Class room lectures
  • Assignments
  • Practicals

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PHMA Instutite of Knitwear Technology Karachi.

19-1/F, Block-6, PECHS, Karachi.

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