Tailoring and Fashion Design (TFD)

This course is designed for persons seeking expertise in Fashion design. Students will develop skills in concept development, fashion illustration, materials knowledge, pattern making, garment construction and others.

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Cohort 1 starts April ’22

What you will learn
  • The students gain expertise through developing skills in research, concept development, fashion illustration, materials knowledge, patternmaking and garment construction in order to deliver innovative design solutions which have a positive impact on the wider national and international fashion design communities.
  • House wife(s)
  • Teenagers from age 14 and above
  • Corp Members
  • Able retirees 
  • Male and female fashion / creative admirers 
Enrollment Process

To enroll, register by filling in the form and making payment via our Paystack secured payment gateway.

Capstone Project

This specialization includes a hands-on project. Students will need to complete the project(s) before it is deemed completed.


After completing each specialization, a Certificate will be awarded to students which they can share with prospective employers and professional networks.


* are compulsory


Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Blended Learning

A combination of both physical and online

100% Practical

The course offers a practical and hands-on approach to learning

Beginner Level

No prior experience is required


Subtitle is available in different languages on our Learning Management System,


A Certificate is awarded after completion of training

Capstone Project

A capstone project is required from the participant at the completion of training

There are 17 Modules and 48 Lessons



An Introduction to Fashion Design

Lesson 1: An introduction to the Fashion Design Course

Lesson 2: Getting Inspiration

Lesson 3: General Theory



History of fashion design

Lesson 3: Garments in ancient society

Lesson 4: Why Change Fashion



Types of Fashion Design 

Lesson 5: Women’s fashion 

Lesson 6: Men’s fashion

Lesson 7: Children’s fashion



Understanding the fashion cycle

Lesson 8: The introduction

Lesson 9: Fashion cycle importance in trends



Predicting Trends

Lesson 10: Forecasting 

Lesson 11: Pop culture and trends

Lesson 12: The youth fashion market 

Lesson 13: Why fashion is so important to youths

Lesson 14: Celebrities and peer fashion



Equipment Knowledge 

Lesson 15: Equipment for pattern making 

Lesson 16: Equipment for cutting

Lesson 17: Sewing machine 

Lesson 18: Ironing



Sketching for Garments

Lesson 19: Basic sketch 

Lesson 20: Body sketch



Textile Science 

Lesson 21: Raw materials  

Lesson 22: Textile materials 

Lesson 23: Finishing 



More on Raw Materials 

Lesson 24: The yarn fairs  

Lesson 25: The fabric fairs 

Lesson 26: The order 



Material Exploration

Lesson 27: Threading   

Lesson 28: Interfacing 

Lesson 29: Interlining 

Lesson 30: Wadding

Lesson 31: Buttons

Lesson 32: Zipper



Producing Garments

Lesson 33: Sewing and assembly   

Lesson 34: Pressing and finishing  

Lesson 35: Inspection 

Lesson 36: Pattern making 



Textile Design

Lesson 37: Clothing Design 

Lesson 38: Research design, sample making

Lesson 39: Visual merchandising  



Pattern Making

Lesson 40: Drafting pattern for customer 

Lesson 41: Block and pattern drafting



Stitching methods and application 

Lesson 42: Tailored clients 

Lesson 43: Quality assurance



CAD System  

Lesson 44: Graphic Design  

Lesson 45: Pattern making



Application of Design   

Lesson 46: Designing a garment

Lesson 47: Saree Design



Fashion drawing and collection collages

Lesson 48: The pattern

Lesson 49: The collages


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Innov8 Learn is an educational platform designed specially by Innov8 Hub to facilitate the education, training and easy transference of knowledge, technology, & expertise by seasoned experts within the Hub to interested persons around the world. The platform offers a carefully curated number of courses aimed at developing capacity in STEM, Communication, product design, robotics, engineering amongst others and other relevant skills necessary for navigating the modern world while proffering tangible solutions to societal challenges.

A certificate is issued to every student that completes a course. This certificate is shareable on any platform (including all social media platforms) as proof of completion and certification of expertise. It should however be noted that, for a course to be deemed as completed, the student must have finished all capstone projects in the course.

The number of hours required for each course is determined by the course curriculum. However, the course's completion time averagely range between 20 – 125.

Each course has its specific requirements for registration. Visit each course page to view the requirements for registration.

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