Sewing and Dressmaking: Intermediate

Ref: C3533149

Let's go one step further and see what can be achieved with the sewing machine. How about making a garment and adding those little extras to make a professional looking finished piece?

Course aim

This course will take you through the steps of making a perfectly fitted garment and understanding what techniques can be achieved on the sewing machine.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Be able to measure accurately
  • Understanding different types of fabric including woven and knitted fabric
  • Complete a portfolio of different sewing machine techniques
  • Complete a garment using a commercial pattern

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need to bring: Sewing machine Thread Pins and sewing needles Dressmaking scissors Snipping scissors Stitch ripper Dressmaker's chalk Fabric and pattern for 2nd lesson Note book and pen Fabric for portfolio will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Sewing and Dressmaking: Intermediate

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  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
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