Ladies Tailoring Techniques

The program in Ladies Tailoring Techniques was developed in response to the demand for classic, quality apparel for women.

The program consists of four sequential courses in ladies tailoring techniques, offered over four semesters, and covers topics from fundamental tailoring techniques to more advanced skills and processes in ladies tailoring. Admission to the program requires a knowledge of sewing and clothing construction. Course utilize strong sewing skills.

The purpose of the program is to develop students' skills in creating classically tailored suits and coats. Students are prepared for positions as tailors or tailor's assistants in sample rooms and custom tailoring shops. Skills and techniques developed in ladies tailoring may be transferred to other areas of fashion apparel.


Ladies Tailoring Techniques consists of four sequential courses offered over a four-semester time span:

Course Credits
TL 111 Ladies Tailoring I                    2.5
TL 112 Ladies Tailoring II                         2.5
TL 211 Ladies Tailoring III 2.5

TL 212 Ladies Tailoring IV

Total 10

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Academic advisement is available by appointment.
Barbara Seggio, advisor, Fashion Design Department, Business and Liberal Arts Center, Room B701
(212) 217-5000

This certificate is administered by the School of Art and Design