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Dressmaking for Beginners

West Herts College
Course summary
10 weeks
138 - 140 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Leisure / Fun Classes
Next available date: 13/01/2021 - Hemel Hempstead
Course Dates
Hemel Hempstead
138 GBP

Hemel Hempstead
140 GBP

Course description

Dressmaking for Beginners

This course is for complete beginners, offering a chance to learn basic sewing techniques and enabling you to make a simple garment from a commercial pattern. Also suitable if you have some sewing skills, as garments are made at each individual's level.

Suitability - Who should attend?

A basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine would be useful. Some sewing skills would also be an advantage. An ideal course for beginners who wish to make a simple garment.

Our part-time provision is designed primarily for adult students, aged 19 and over. Students aged 16 to 18 may be allowed to enrol on the course at the discretion of the Head of Admissions and Head of School.

Training Course Content

Topics include:

  • Selecting a suitable pattern and cutting out the garment
  • Use of tools and equipment safely (eg threading and using a sewing machine)
  • Developing basic sewing skills and dressmaking techniques, eg sewing seams or inserting a zip
  • Choosing interfacings

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West Herts College

West Herts College

Here at West Herts College, we’re committed to lifelong learning. We have a great range of courses to help you get qualified, boost your prospects or enjoy some leisure time. You’ll have access to our professional facilities, plus all the...

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West Herts College

Watford Campus, Hempstead Road, Watford, Herts
WD17 3EZ

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