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Draping | 6 Months

Level: Short Term Certification Course

Duration: 6 Months

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Minimum Secondary or Equivalent examination (CBSE, ICSE, WBSE or any other equivalent board exams) with English as a compulsory subject preferred.


Draping is an intuitive, playful and enjoyable way to incorporate an idea into a garment. This course will introduce the concept of volume and folds and will help in visualizing an idea and explore on dress forms by twisting, folding, gathering and layering fabric.

Course In-Depth

The course begins with an introduction to the discipline, giving you the tools to operate in your specialist design field. Throughout the course of study, each component gives experience in different aspects of design practice and theory, with an emphasis on ethical and sustainable materials and technologies, and the fusion of contemporary and naturally sustainable traditional skills enabling you to build confidence in exploring your subject.


We see this combination of curious enquiry and professional rigour as key to nurturing the designer as a ‘critical professional’, grounded in the specialist field of Fashion Design, but one who understands the need and is equipped to work towards an ethical and sustainable industry. Practical skills are taught throughout the course in workshops and tutorials using traditional and state of the art equipments.

Course Structure

3 Months
Introduction to draping and dress forms
Preparation of fabrics
Terminologies, tools, techniques and measurements
Principles of grain
Technical process to see drape fit through pinning on muslin
Basic bodice and exploring variations
Marking and truing
Dart manipulation
Basic skirt and exploring variations
Design Project
3+3 Months
Cowls and exploring variations
Introducing fullness
Yokes and midriffs
Zero waste Draping techniques
Exploring new designs and advanced techniques
Design Project

Course Outcome

To have the knowledge of the basic principles and techniques of draping in fabric to develop contemporary designs by exploring the three-dimensional draping approach to executing garment design on the dress form, to develop a sense of proportion, silhouette, line, and style.

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