The finishing of a garment is just as important as the actual design. Say for example the shirt you designed has a really cool silhouette/style/color ideas etc. However if the finishing is terrible, the shirt will be terrible. Sleeves and collars are the most complex features in outerwear.
One of the things we did on our first day back last Thursday was to design a collar. Rather than creating a basic stand and fall pattern, we were given a revere collar template. First we had to cut and sew the given pattern and adding 1cm seam allowance. Then we got to manipulate the pattern and develop our own collar pattern.
Below are images of how I made the two different collar drafts: