Dressmaking for Beginners

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Length 10 Weeks
Site Broadwater Campus Map
Attendance Evening
Course Code ECL436
Tutor Rosemary Carne
Day / Time Tuesday - 18:30-21:00
Start 19-Sep-2017
Fees
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£0 £175.00 Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable

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B
- Full fee (includes tuition, any exam/reg and DBS if applicable). Some fees can be paid in instalments (conditions apply) - click for details

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C
- Full fee for courses that can be paid for by 'Advanced Learner Loan' - click for details .

        Alternatively, fee can be paid in instalments (conditions apply)
D
- Discounted fee for full payment before course start

       (discounted fee is not available if you are paying by student loan or advanced learner loan)
E
- Fee for international students

About this Course

This course is designed for the beginner or those with a basic knowledge of sewing. Students will learn how to read commercial dress patterns and use a sewing machine with confidence.

 

Course Content

Learn how to use a sewing machine with confidence Learn how to read a commercial pattern and understand its terminology Construct a garment to a professional finish Understand importance of notches, tailor tacks and seam/hem finishes

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to operate a sewing machine, construct a garment and chose dress patterns, fabric and haberdashery appropriate for your use.

Progression/Career Path

To take on a more challenging garment construction.

Other Costs

Students are required to bring to every lesson large and small sharp fabric scissors, pins, tape measure and thread. Please could students wait until after first class before purchasing pattern and fabric, as this is the topic of the first class.

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

Since graduating with a 1st Class Honours degree in Costume, I have worked on numerous films, musicals and theatre productions, as well as having a very successful bespoke bridal business. My varied work has taught me valuable tips and extensive knowledge of dressmaking and garment construction.

Course Content

Learn how to use a sewing machine with confidence Learn how to read a commercial pattern and understand its terminology Construct a garment to a professional finish Understand importance of notches, tailor tacks and seam/hem finishes

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to operate a sewing machine, construct a garment and chose dress patterns, fabric and haberdashery appropriate for your use.

Progression/Career Path

To take on a more challenging garment construction.

Other Costs

Students are required to bring to every lesson large and small sharp fabric scissors, pins, tape measure and thread. Please could students wait until after first class before purchasing pattern and fabric, as this is the topic of the first class.

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

Since graduating with a 1st Class Honours degree in Costume, I have worked on numerous films, musicals and theatre productions, as well as having a very successful bespoke bridal business. My varied work has taught me valuable tips and extensive knowledge of dressmaking and garment construction.