Creative Pattern Cutting is a highly regarded skillful profession and is a developing area of expertise within the world of fashion, clothing and costume design. This course aims to foster innovative approaches to traditional and contemporary pattern cutting concepts and processes . Students on this course are encouraged to challenge the conception of pattern cutting through practice and research.
Creative Pattern Cutting is a developing area of expertise within the world of fashion, clothing and costume design. This course aims to foster innovative approaches to different pattern cutting concepts and processes and encourages you to investigate contemporary issues of creative design for fashion, clothing and costume. The course aims to support the development of imaginative approaches to the materials, processes and methodologies of creative pattern cutting to rigorously test these ideas against current trends within the fashion and clothing industries.
Our specialist staff and research expertise in the department brings students into contact with a wide range of academic staff, many of whom have industry experience. All of our staff are research active and are involved in the events of our research centres. Students are welcome to participate in these wider research contexts as part of their studies with us at the University of Huddersfield. As part of the course you will be able to become a part of a relevant research centre within the School. For more information about our relevant research centre's, please visit:
Fashion Thinking Research Centre: and
Textile Thinking Research Centre:
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