Dressmaking Make Do and Mend

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Length 6 Weeks
Site Broadwater Campus Map
Attendance Evening
Course Code ECL444
Tutor Rosemary Carne
Day / Time Monday - 18:30-21:00
Start 29-Apr-2019
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About this Course

This course is for those who have a good understanding of basic sewing skills, sewing machine confidence and want to revive their current garments

 

Course Content

  • Learn how to replace broken zips and add decorative appliques to cover problem areas.
  • Alter the fit, shorten or lengthen garments.
  • Take a pattern from your favourite garment to recreate at home.

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will have a better understanding of how to fit, fix and customise garments.

Progression/Career Path

Tackling more advanced alterations and garments or enrolling onto the Intermediate Dressmaking course.

Other Costs

Students are required to bring to every lesson their basic sewing kit of large and small sharp fabric scissors, pins, tape measure, thread, as well as scraps of fabric for samples and either pencils or tailors chalk. Students are also encouraged to invest in a tracing wheel and should bring either tracing paper, brown paper or pattern paper.

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, Rosie Carne has worked on numerous films, musicals and theatre productions, as well as having a successful bespoke bridal business. Her varied work has taught her valuable tips and extensive knowledge of dressmaking and garment construction.

Course Content

  • Learn how to replace broken zips and add decorative appliques to cover problem areas.
  • Alter the fit, shorten or lengthen garments.
  • Take a pattern from your favourite garment to recreate at home.

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will have a better understanding of how to fit, fix and customise garments.

Progression/Career Path

Tackling more advanced alterations and garments or enrolling onto the Intermediate Dressmaking course.

Other Costs

Students are required to bring to every lesson their basic sewing kit of large and small sharp fabric scissors, pins, tape measure, thread, as well as scraps of fabric for samples and either pencils or tailors chalk. Students are also encouraged to invest in a tracing wheel and should bring either tracing paper, brown paper or pattern paper.

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, Rosie Carne has worked on numerous films, musicals and theatre productions, as well as having a successful bespoke bridal business. Her varied work has taught her valuable tips and extensive knowledge of dressmaking and garment construction.