Pilot Training/Mobility of Apparel Design and Production

Within the framework of ICT-TEX project, first mobility training is taking place in TU-Sofia for the course of Apparel Design and Production in collaboration with ITM, TU Dresden. The Pilot training will be hosted by expert trainers from Apparel and Clothing Engineering.


  • Courses: 2D CAD Pattern making, 3D CAD simulation, and Apparel Production
  • Location: TU Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Duration: 08-12 November 2021
  • Costs: Covered as per rules
  • Training Language: English
  • Registration Deadline: 20.10.21
  • Registration: Click here

Eligibility criteria:

  • For Students: (Ph.D. students, Master's students, Bachelor students (7th, 8th semester); average study grade (not less than GOOD); English proficiency (at least B1/Intermediate).
  • Teachers/Researchers: CV and motivation letter
  • Staff: Appointed by the TCI business

Topics to be Covered

Following topics will be covered during the mobility workshop

2D CAD Pattern making

  • Introduction to CAD func-tionalities
  • Modeling techniques for different garments
  • Computer grading of details
  • Algorithms for pattern making of basic apparel constructions
  • Darts manipulations Development of production patterns
  • Algorithms for pattern making of specific garment elements
  • Design of gathered elements
  • Modelling of knitwear clothing

3D CAD Simulation

  • Historical Background
  • Importance of 3D CAD in Clothing
  • Virtual Human Model
  • Material Characterization
  • 3D data presentation
  • Scanning Technology
  • CLO 3D software -> Free for one month
  • Installation
  • User Interface
  • Avatar Customization
  • 2D Construction in CLO 3D
  • Fit Simulation
  • Sewing Accessories
  • Kinematic Simulation

Apparel Production

  • Spreading
  • Cutting
  • Stitches and Seams
  • Sewing
  • Welding
  • Automation in Apparel Production
  • Apparel Production Systems
  • Pressing
  • Finishing

Note: Due to potentially changing pandemic situation and travel restrictions, the training may also be held online and would require information of participants. Therefore, we would like you to register through the link below in case of a free online event instead of a physical event.