The course covers the basic theories for modulation of the body, including how to develop and shape the different sizes of patterns and schedules

Course Description

You have designed a good prototype, how do you get it graded in different sizes and what considerations lie behind it? The course is a mixture of theory, reflection and practical exercises.

Learn how to develop a variety of sizes 36-46 or S-XL, from a basic pattern. Today, there are large studies of womens and mens sizes and proportions. These analyzes and measuring-tables forms the basis for the graduation rules.

There will be worked on measuring-tables and the pattern grading method is tested on various models. You are welcome to bring your own designs for graduation. The course is for participants who are familiar with model grading.

Gain and Yield

  • Pattern grading of basic shapes.
  • Pattern grading of measuring tables.
  • Considerations about the sizes and audiences.
  • Spring and distribution of pattern grading points.
  • Production pattern grading are reviewed.


There will be thorough and individual instruction for all course participants. The course ends with a course certificate.

The course takes place at the school’s address Badstuestræde 1, 1209 Copenhagen.

If you have any questions regarding the course, please contact us at (+45) 33 13 09 26 between 9.00 and 14.30 all weekdays.


Helle Nygaard


19. October - 9. November 2022
(1 lesson pr. week, 4 lessons in total)

Course Days

Every Wednesday


17.00 - 20.00


1200 DKK


The course fee is DKK 1.200,00 excluding materials.

Enrol by filling out the registration form on the right side. Thereafter, a confirmation will be sent by mail or phone within a few days. Registration can also happen by phone (+45) 33130926 between the hours of 9:00 to 14:00 all weekdays.

Payment Methods

Payments for SAFD can be made via bank transfer to the school account in Nordea:

Reg No. 2191
Account No. 0102 303083

Remember to state participant name on your deposit.

Regarding payments from abroad, use the following:

IBAN: DK9220000102303083