Dressmaking for Beginners

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Length 10 Weeks
Site Broadwater Campus Map
Attendance Evening
Course Code ECL438
Tutor Rosemary Carne
Day / Time Tuesday - 18:30-21:00
Start 23-Apr-2019
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About this Course

Course is designed for beginners or those with a basic knowledge of sewing. Students will learn how to read a commercial pattern, construct a basic garment such as a skirt, trousers or dress 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 single garment and chose commercial patterns, fabric and haberdashery appropriate for your use

Progression/Career Path

Challenge yourself to take on a more complex garment or enrol onto Dressmaking Intermediate or the Make-do and Mend course.

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 topic of 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 honors degree in Costume I have worked on numerous films, musicals and theatre productions, as well as having a very successful bespoken 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 single garment and chose commercial patterns, fabric and haberdashery appropriate for your use

Progression/Career Path

Challenge yourself to take on a more complex garment or enrol onto Dressmaking Intermediate or the Make-do and Mend course.

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 topic of 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 honors degree in Costume I have worked on numerous films, musicals and theatre productions, as well as having a very successful bespoken bridal business. My varied work has taught me valuable tips and extensive knowledge of dressmaking and garment construction.