Introduction to CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing)

CAD CAM Course at London College of Fashion Short Courses

Introduction to CAD/CAM

CAD CAM Course at London College of Fashion Short Courses

Introduction to CAD/CAM

CAD CAM Course at London College of Fashion Short Courses

Introduction to CAD/CAM

CAD CAM Course at London College of Fashion Short Courses

Introduction to CAD/CAM

An overview of how computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing can be applied to the traditional skills of pattern cutting, grading, lay planning and fashion design. On this CAD CAM course you'll learn using various CAD/CAM software packages, Adobe Illustrator and other associated software...

Taught by: Megan Mcguire.

Description

An overview of how computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing can be applied to the traditional skills of pattern cutting, grading, lay planning and fashion design. On this CAD CAM course you'll learn using various CAD/CAM software packages, Adobe Illustrator and other associated software.

The course includes:

  • Computerised pattern development techniques
  • Pattern input via digitising
  • Computerised pattern development techniques
  • Converting traditional grading methods into computerised techniques
  • Lay planning/costing
  • Creating line drawings for range boards and specification sheets

Level:

Beginners (with some computer experience). You should have an interest in the subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required.

Booking: 

Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Tutor information

Megan Mcguire began working at London College of Fashion in 2004 and completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning for Art and Design in 2007. Megan has gained a substantial amount of CAD/CAM experience, particularly on packages used for pattern cutting, grading, and lay planning. She has worked for fast-paced high street suppliers as well as for large well established brands in the middle market such as Windsmoor, Planet, Precis Petite, and Jacques Vert. She has also undertaken freelance and consulting work, as well as contributing to a recently published book on pattern cutting.



Materials

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • A notebook and pen

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
05/10/2016 - 30/11/2016Wednesday18:30 - 21:008 Weeks - there will be no class on 26/10/16£375Available Mare St - E8 Add to Basket
25/01/2017 - 15/03/2017Wednesday18:30 - 21:008 Weeks£375Available Mare St - E8 Add to Basket
11/04/2017 - 13/04/2017Tuesday - Thursday10:00 - 17:303 Days£375Available Mare St - E8 Add to Basket