In your own home!

PM – Pants

Uncover your skills

This patternmaking course is designed to reach you wherever you are and uncover your inner creativity and give you step-by-step skills to draft and make unique garments in your own home. We will assess and critique your patterns and return them to you with personalised feedback and explanations.



NZ Academy of Fashion’s learning system has removed the classroom walls we provide full notes and prompt marking by qualified tutors. We will supply phone and email support during the course. You will learn how to make pants in a standard size block and transfer that knowledge to your own measurements.

The distance learning course in Patternmaking Pants will take about 1 – 2 months to complete, depending on how much time you have to commit to the course, and we will commit to 5 months assessment and feedback.

Course outline

Accreditation: You will receive a Certificate of Completion Pattern drafting for Pants Level 3 from NZ Academy of Fashion

Using our patternmaking system you will learn to create blocks in a standard size and transfer that knowledge to other measurements. The pants block has 3 adaptations.Course materials include: 

  • 1 x Patternmaking manual

 You will need to supply: – Fabric, sewing notions  and pattern making equipment as required to complete your projects.


Thanks Sunita for your lovely comments and support.
I very much enjoy doing the assignments and find it satisfying to complete them.
I’m so glad that I have persevered and you are definitely the reason why I continue. Thanks so much for not giving up on me.

Kate Guttery