Key Information

  • IFA Paris is a certified FEDE Institution
  • Duration: 2 weeks (88 hours)
  • Language: English
  • Campuses: Paris, Istanbul, Online
  • Next intakes: October 2023, March 2024, October 2024
  • Application fee: €50
  • Tuition fee:
    Paris €1,800
    Istanbul €1,800
    Online €800


Module Structure

  • 88 hours total:
    • The Base:

    Mannequin measurements techniques, first draping, techniques of stitching

    • The Skirt:

    Volume and ease requirement for a straight skirt
    Dart placement and amount for bodice
    Toile finalizing with pinning and presentation on the mannequin
    Flares skirt making & making a skirt with dart-slit and waistband in fabric

    • The Dresses:

    Volume and ease requirement for a provided design
    Dart placement and amount for a dress, draping yoke for a dress
    Toile finalizing with right pinning, presentation on a mannequin
    Dress basic making in fabric, sleeve with gathers, neck facing

Admission Requirements

Fee Structure

Paris & Istanbul:
Tuition Fee: €1,800

Tuition fee: €800

Early bird discount (10%) for tuition fee payments processed at least 7 months in advance of the program start date.

What is included in the fee:

  • Microsoft Office Pack
  • Access to IFA’s Online Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Course Material
  • Lectures

What is not included in the fees:

  • Expenses related to module specific materials (ex: purchase of fabrics, future boards…etc)
  • Printing and photocopying costs
  • Production costs related to prototyping such as tracing paper, toile, fabrics, trimmings

Material Requirements

  • Color Pencils, Paint
  • Sketchbook
  • Tracing Paper
  • Sewing Machine
  • Dress Form
  • A recent computer with a recent operating system
  • A good internet connection
  • An up-to-date web browser. (It would be advisable to ensure you have access to two separate web browsers)
  • Microphone & Headphones (a headset with microphone/headphones is recommended)
  • Webcam