Dressmaking and Fashion (Introduction)

Course Code: GC2EC1731

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration / Fees
16/01/2019Gateway Campus10 Weeks / £100.00Enrol
24/04/2019Gateway Campus9 Weeks / £90.00Enrol
19/09/2019Gateway Campus10 Weeks / £100.00Enquire

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 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.

Entry Requirements

Learners must have some experience of suing a sewing machine and hand sewing.

Qualification Obtained

Watercolours for Beginners

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

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.

Work Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of community courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects they deliver. Our teaching staff are appropriately qualified with considerable experience and knowledge relevant to the courses we offer.

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Regulation and Accreditation

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