University of Technology Sydney

83883 Couture Techniques

Requisite(s): (83120 An Introduction to Patternmaking and Construction OR 83881 An Introduction to Patternmaking and Construction) AND (83232 Intermediate Patternmaking and Construction OR 83882 Foundations in Patternmaking and Construction 2)



This subject promotes traditional specialist techniques through a variety of complex and inquiring design outcomes. Through case studies and studio practice students investigate the historical and contemporary context, as well as the use of, haute couture techniques. This subject is supported by drape methodology and introduces students to the fundamental techniques of creating design on a mannequin and the human form.

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Autumn session, City campus

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