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 single garment (such as a dress) and chose commercial patterns, fabric and haberdashery appropriate for your use.
Challenge yourself to take on a more complex garment or progress to Improvers.
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 topic of first class.
How to Enrol
For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.
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 bridal business. My varied work has taught me valuable tips and extensive knowledge of dressmaking and garment construction.