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Fashion Illustrator

Fashion Design Diploma

Total fee's 43,000 L.E


1st amount 15.000 LE .. registration

2nd amount 15.000 LE .. after 3 months

3rd amount 10.000 LE .. after 3 months

Last amount 3.000 LE .. after 3 months


Duration: 38 weeks (300 hours)

Diploma Overview:


Activate your career in the fashion industry with this diploma level qualification from CAIRO DESIGN DISTRICT, This diploma will give you the specialized skills and knowledge to flourish within the design, manufacturing, wholesale or retail areas of the fashion industry, this diploma gives you the advanced skills to work independently or collaboratively within a constantly evolving sector. You will also develop advanced understanding of design processes and product development, as well as technical production skills to support management and fashion businesses, Successful completion of this diploma will give you the necessary skills and attributes to seek employment as a fashion designer and stylist, dressmaker, machinist, tailor, fashion accessories designer and fashion retailer. Completion also provides great articulation opportunities into higher education courses.


Why Cairo Design District Fashion Diploma?


Instructors bring a plethora of knowledge, practice, and applicable work experience to the classroom and coach participants to develop and improve their knowledge, skills and techniques as fashion design professionals. They will learn vital skills for Styling, fashion drawing, design, pattern making, Draping and sewing.

Cairo Design District is the only academy all over the country that provides a training for all students while they are studying.

Career Opportunities:

 On successful completion of the Diploma of Applied Fashion Design & Technology students will have the opportunity to work in positions in the fashion industry such as:

• Fashion Designer, Assistant Designer, Textile Designer, Fashion Marketing Agent

, Fashion Buyer, Production Manager, Fashion Stylist, Pattern Maker, Costume Designer, Couturier, Fashion Public Relations, Fashion Illustrator and Business Owner.




 Talent, vision, determination and ambition will decide your popularity in this difficult, demanding and highly competitive industry.

• You have to constantly keep yourself updated about the current trends and tastes through fashion magazines, newspapers and other media. As a bonus you also get to attend fashion shows.

• You should be able to communicate your design and vision clearly through sketches, discussion and occasionally samples. A good hand at sketching would be of advantage.

• Communication skills are a must if you want to convince your client about the design. No matter what your personal style, as a designer you must be able to produce a creative, exciting and profitable line of design. Those who want to make it big in this field should have a good eye for colors, style and shape. A fair knowledge of textiles and a familiarity with the nuances of a variety of fabrics is also a must.

• Knowledge of different fabrics, dress materials, colors, shapes and patterns will be an added advantage here


Diploma Outline:


The diploma consists of five courses that guide you through the process, starting with the fashion styling, fashion drawing to the fashion design, and moving on to the pattern making and draping:


Styling & Branding

4 lectures on styling 
1 lecture on branding


Fashion Drawing (40 HRS.)

Learning Objectives:


Appreciate the unique considerations and focuses of fashion illustration

Sketch the human body in proportions relevant to fashion illustration

Conduct quick sketches of clothing items on the human body.


Covered Topics:


1- Figures Making:

-Drawing the fashion figure with 9 heads method (straight pose with no movements).

- Using the straight pose we draw the previous class to build 3 different poses with any movements using the collage method.

- Learning an advanced method to draw the fashion figure, making 3 different poses out of it


2- Face & hair construction:

-learning to draw illustrated fashion face on a big scale.

- drawing 12 fashion faces on small scale with different hairstyles.


3- Coloring Techniques:

- studying the color theory and how the perspective, light and shade works while coloring with pencil and poster colors+ coloring the 12 face we did previously.

- Coloring 6 outfits using different coloring techniques and mediums (markers-pencils-poster).

- completing what we began the previous class.


4- Drapes & Gathers & Pleats Collection:

-  Drawing and designing 10 different outfits inspired by drapes, gathers and pleats using “encyclopedia of fashion details” book.


- completing the previous class coloring the 10 design we did.


Fashion Design (60 HRS.)

Learning Objectives:


Students will start to analyze a variety of fashion product while developing experimental approaches to research and the design process in order to grow confidences and develop creativity. They will develop presentation techniques with the intent of building a professional portfolio of work. In addition, Students explore apparel styles through different kinds of fabrics.


Covered Topics:


1-Moodboards Inspiration:

- Introduction to the mood board and how to select a theme and to get inspired from it.

- Making a collection out of 5 outfits minimum + learning how to apply many types of fabric textures by coloring.


2- Textile Printing:

- Making a collection out of 5 outfits minimum applied with different types of textile designs.

- Finishing the 5 designs back views and flat drawings.


3- Ready to Wear Collection:

- Making a collection inspired from students favorite Movie.

-The collection contains minimum 5 outfits completing it with mood board, fabric swatches, back views and flat drawing.

4- Evening Wear Collection:

-Making a collection inspired from students favorite designer work.

- The collection contains minimum (4 evening dresses+1 ball gown+ 1 bridal gown) completing    it with mood board, fabric swatches, back views and flat drawing.

- Students should be able to demonstrate a full presentation for their final collection.


Pattern Making (100 HRS.)

Learning Objectives:


Pattern making includes stills in pattern adaptation and pattern drafting. Pattern drafting requires a pattern block or working drawing to be established by using key measurements and using these to develop a pattern which interprets a garments or items design including its special features. Students will be able to identify what a pattern is and predict what should come next in patterns.


Covered Topics:


-Basic Skirt Block.

-Skirt Variations.

-Basic Trouser with variations.

-Basic Bodice Block with sleeve.

-Darts Manipulation.

-Shirt with all details.

-A Cocktail Dress.

-Jacket with all details.


Draping (80 HRS.)

Learning Objectives:


Introduction to draping - its purpose, usefulness and all rules of draping, Identify fabric grain and demonstrate how it relates to correct balance of a garment based on basic draping techniques, demonstrate the draping principles of dart manipulation and added fullness to create a variety of styles.


Covered Topics:







Payment Options:


  1. Cash through the Branch.

  2. Bank Transfer. (details upon request)

  3. Mobile wallet transfer. (details upon request )


Refund Policy:


70% refund of paid amount 15 days before first day of course

30%refund of paid amount 7 days before first day of course

100% nonrefundable after that.

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