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Dressmaking & Tailoring - Beginners

West Herts College
Course summary
10 weeks
140 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Leisure / Fun Classes
Next available date: 14/01/2021 - Hemel Hempstead
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Hemel Hempstead
140 GBP

Hemel Hempstead
140 GBP

Course description

Dressmaking & Tailoring - Beginners

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.

Training Course Content

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.

Continuing Studies

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

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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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