Level 1
Unit No:
Guided learning hours:
27 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes


Know about pattern cutting.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Define pattern cutting.
  • 1.2
    Outline the role of a pattern cutter in garment production.
  • 1.3
    Identify the main formal body sections used for pattern drafting.
  • 1.4
    Identify the main pattern blocks.
  • 1.5
    Identify the main items of pattern cutting equipment and outline their functions.
  • 1.6
    Use pattern cutting terminology correctly.


Know about woven fabric construction.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Identify woven fabric construction and fabric grain.
  • 2.2
    Indicate the relevance of fabric grain in pattern cutting.


Be able to apply pattern cutting techniques.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Take and record measurements of the main formal body sections.
  • 3.2
    Transfer body measurement onto a pattern.
  • 3.3
    Describe and use a size chart.
  • 3.4

    Trace around the following blocks:
    •garment with sleeves
  • 3.5
    State the purpose of seam allowances.
  • 3.6
    State the purpose of darts.
  • 3.7

    Demonstrate different dart positions in relation to:


Be able to create a simple pattern.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Use basic blocks to produce a simple pattern for:
    •shirt or blouse.
  • 4.2
    Record the relevant technical information on the pattern including seam allowances, marking and labelling


Know about health and safety in the workshop.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1
    List key health and safety issues likely to arise in the practice of pattern cutting.
  • 5.2
    Conduct all activity related to pattern cutting in line with health and safety procedures and relevant regulations.