Dressmaking for Beginners

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Qualification Obtained: Dressmaking for Beginners

Course Overview

This course will teach learners about the principles of dressmaking including pattern selection and cutting/ fabric selection, tools of the trade and basic alterations.

All learners will work through a specified pattern to create a garment to fit their (or their models) size and shape. Guidance will be given on an individual basis as to what alterations are needed to the pattern to produce the best fit for the garment.

You will learn through observation, demonstrations, group work and practical projects, sharing ideas, skills and opinions.

Term 1:

In term 1 you will learn:

  • how to take accurate measurements
  • how body types affects what patterns to choose to flatter different shapes
  • following a pattern, pinning and cutting and pattern alterations 

Term 2:

This term you will extend your knowledge and techniques, of dressmaking and work on individual projects.  New techniques may include:

  • Gathering, facing, seams and hems

Term 3:

In Term 3, your understanding and skills learnt will be assessed and this will form the basis of the learning for this term to allow you to continue to extend your knowledge and challenge you further.

Course Entry Requirements

Learners must have some experience of suing a sewing machine and hand sewing - if this is not the case then the Sewing for Beginners course would be the best option.

Study Options

Course Code: GC2EC1731
Start Date: 21/09/2016
End Date: 30/11/2016

Duration: 10 Weeks
Location of Study: Gateway Campus
Cost: £90

Course Code: GC2EC1731
Start Date: 16/01/2017
End Date: 31/03/2017

Duration: 10 Weeks
Location of Study: Gateway Campus
Cost: £90

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

Work Placement and Field Trips

Expert Tutors

Tuition Fees

Other Costs

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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Course enquiries: 01253 504 343
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