Couture and Bespoke

Couture and Bespoke

Do you have the desire to put your own range together or simply want to increase your experience and expertise in pattern making and garment construction? Perhaps you want to start your own business in Made to Order, tailoring, bridal and evening wear? Then this course would be ideal for you – a functional course for all who want to learn Made to Measure! With an intensive computer aided pattern making component you can even send your creations offshore for manufacturing!

Course Content

  • Advanced pattern making from students’ own designs and sketches.
  • Pattern making through draping techniques.
  • Working with toiles and construction of garments in calico.
  • Making the garments in the intended fabrics.
  • Couture sewing and a variety of construction methods such as boning, lace application, French seaming, hand finishing, interlining and fusing.
  • Tailoring techniques including tacking, pad stitching, lining, hand stitching and fusing.
  • Fitting.
  • Pressing.
  • Fabric handling.
  • Use of specialty machinery.


  • Completion of set assignments to the required standard and in the specified time


  • Year 12 preferred.
  • Completion of MSF Certificate of Pattern Making and Garment Construction or approved equivalent.
  • Proficiency in pattern making, cutting and garment construction
  • Access to sewing machine
  • Sufficient time at home for punctual completion of assigments and set tasks


185 Spring Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Course Start Dates

Applications are currently being accepted for the following start dates:

March 2015 & June 2015

Apply Now!

Complete attached MSF Application Form and email to


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  • My main objective for studying at the Melbourne School of Fashion was to gain an insight into the fashion industry and to really focus on pursuing my dreams to work as a Buyer.
    KatrinaStudied Certificate in Fashion Business in 2011
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