On this course you will be making garments from commercial patterns and will be helped to assess your own ability to ensure that you start sewing at the right level. Suitable for beginners and if you have some sewing skills.
What will I study?
Areas for study include:
Using tools and equipment safely (eg thread and use a sewing machine, use specialist sewing tools, etc).
How to select the correct pattern and fabric for your project.
How to use a sewing machine - sewing seams and seam finishes, inserting zips and buttonholes, and any other sewing techniques required for your garment.
Understand types of interfacing.
For new students, the first lesson will be learning how to use the sewing machine and all materials will be provided for this. We will also discuss how to select patterns and fabrics.
What can I do next?
You will now be able to progress to Dressmaking and Tailoring - Intermediate and further develop your skills.
We also have a great range of courses to help you get qualified, enhance your career prospects and enjoy some me time. All of our part-time courses can be viewed online and new courses are introduced throughout the year.
Suitability - Who should attend?
There are no formal entry criteria for this course.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
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