Dressmaking: Lined Dressing Gown

Ref: C3530578

A one day course providing you the opportunity to make a fully lined dressing gown from cutting out to finishing touches. You will be able to follow a pattern with like-minded students in a relaxing environment. The pattern that will be used is versatile and can be used for children or adults alike. You will need to purchase your own pattern. The pattern that will be used by all students is; Simplicity Easy to Sew Robes Dressmaking pattern number 1562, The pattern chosen is an unlined dressing gown but we will be adding a lining. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch.

Course aim

If you have always fancied making a lined dressing gown but have never quite got around to it then this is the course for you.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need your own personal email address so that you’re able to login to the WEA’s digital learning platform: WEA Canvas. You will need to be able to understand how to follow URL links to pages on the internet. If you want to understand more about Canvas please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • This course is for improvers

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

  • Cut out a garment including lining
  • Make up a garment with a lining
  • Add personal touches to a garment

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas will be used to provide resources or to support lessons, enable assessment, provide learner feedback and for other activities for individuals away from the course. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • Please bring with you: Simplicity Easy to Sew Robes Dressmaking pattern number 1562 Fabric for the main body of the garment and fabric for lining Sewing machine Thread Dressmaking and small snipping Scissors Pins Needles. Unpicker Tape measure Tailor's chalk.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • Please read through pattern prior to course.

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Dressmaking: Lined Dressing Gown

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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