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Dressmaking – Children’s Wear


The course is suitable for most levels. Those who have a good grasp of basic sewing and know their way around a sewing machine.

Students will construct one or two childrens garments such as nightwear, leggings, t shirt, sweatshirt, jacket or a dress. You will learn professional finishes, how to sew using stretch fabrics and the overlocker. And insert elastic channels, snap fasteners or buttonholes to fasten garments     

Students are required to bring large and small sharp fabric scissors, pins, tape measure and thread to every lesson. Students need to bring a pattern and suitable fabric/notions to start project in week one. Students should contact tutor if in doubt.

Tutor – Rosie Carne: I have over 10 years experience of working on numerous high profile films, musicals and theatre productions, as well as having a successful bespoke bridal business, Rosemary Jane Bride


Any adult is eligible to join this course

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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