Diploma in Fashion Designing

Waves Institute of Fashion Designing
In Calicut

Rs 40,000
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Important information

Typology Diploma
Location Calicut
Duration 1 Year
  • Diploma
  • Calicut
  • Duration:
    1 Year

Fashion Designing program is aimed to develop professional and creative skills of students towards the aspect of design, technology, merchandise required to create, produce and market to the ever-changing fashion & apparel industry. Students are exposed to innovative and practical understanding of contemporary designs to pursue a wide range of career in the global fashion designing industry. Fashion Design promotes the skills of design, history of design, history of world art, theory of textiles, detailed study of traditional crafts and textiles, illustration, surface ornamentation, study of different fabrics.


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Chavara Cultural Centre, Amalapuri, Near 4th Gate, P T Usha Road, Calicut, 673001, Kerala, India
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Starts On request
Chavara Cultural Centre, Amalapuri, Near 4th Gate, P T Usha Road, Calicut, 673001, Kerala, India
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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

On completion of the course, students emerge as professionals for a wide range of career in the national & global design industry. A student will pursue career as designer, stylist, buyer, forecaster, computer-assisted designer/design interpreter, pattern engineer, entrepreneur, design manager, visual/promotional merchandiser, illustrator, technical, costume, ready-to-wear and high trendy designers.

· Qualification

Plus 2 or Equivalent

· What marks this course apart?

Classes at Waves Institute are conducted by faculities with years of experience in the fashion industry Latest syllabus and updates with respect to the changes in the world of fashion Practical session begins from the 2nd month Activities such as Brainstorming, Logical Thinking sessions to enhance knowledge about fashion and trend Hostel facility, student-friendly campus, college canteen Placement assistance

· Is this course available online?

No, This is a full time class room based course.

· Is there hostel facility available?

Yes, Hostel facility is only available for females.

What you'll learn on the course


Teachers and trainers (1)

Prakasini Ravindran
Prakasini Ravindran
Head of the Department

Course programme

Design Concept
  • Introduction of Design Concept
  • Elements of fashion
  • Fashion terminology
  • Fashion cycle
  • Colours
  • Psychology of colours
  • Elements of design
  • Principle of design
  • Silhouettes and figures
  • Classification of skirts
  • Necklines collars, sleeves
  • Portfolio presentation
Pattern Making
  • Standard measurements
  • Technical terms in tailoring
  • How to take body measurements
  • Child's bodice block
  • Different types of child's sleeves, collars, skirts, jump suit
  • Layout of frock, Petticoat
  • Adult's bodice block
  • Different types of sleeves, collars salwars, kameez, nighty, grown
  • Sari Blouse, Kurtas, Pyjama
  • Gent's shirt and pants
Clothing Construction
  • Sewing machine parts
  • Faults and rectifications
  • Sewing equipments
  • Basic hand stitches
  • Different types of seams
  • Plackets
  • Pockets
  • Necklines
  • Pleats, Tucks
  • Garment stitching of designer frock, skirt & top, salwar & kameez, sari blouse
  • Free hand sketching
  • Stick figure
  • Block figure
  • Flushing the figure
  • Weight distribution
  • Draw head and hairstyles
  • Pencil shading
  • Textures
  • Dress draping
  • Stylization, Colouring
  • Accessories
  • Basic garment shapes
History of Fashion
  • History of Indian Costume
  • Traditional Jewellery of India
  • History of Americian costume
  • History of French costume
  • History of Greek costume
  • History of Egyptian costume
Surface Ornamentation
  • Basic embroidery stitches (50 nos)
  • Decorative stitches
  • Traditional handwork of different states of India
  • Metal Embroidery
  • Fabric painting
Textile Science
  • Fibre, Yarn, Fabric
  • Fabric Manufacturing
  • Fabric finishing
  • Methods of dyeing
  • Methods of printing

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