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Bra Grading

Bra Grading

London College of Fashion
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Tutor to be confirmed


This course introduces the basic principles of bra grading. You will practice the application of grading principles and modifications to basic grade rules and see demonstrations of bra grading on the Gerber V8 system.

This course will include:

  • Theory of bra grading
  • How to measure and generate a size chart from a base size garment and pattern
  • Checking base patterns and applying amendments
  • Demonstration of bra grading using the Gerber V8 system
  • Basic cross grading increments
  • How to measure and generate a size chart from grading
  • Basic bra grading increments
  • Assessment of the fit of graded bras
  • Modification to grade rules to obtain correct fit


Intermediate/Advanced. You must have intermediate level pattern cutting skills. Suitable for pattern cutters, graders or garment technologists.

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older.


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 Description


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

  • Technical or mechanical pencil
  • Laptop with excel 
  • Pattern master 
  • Tape measurer  
  • Calculator 

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