Advanced Dress Making (2)

Ref: C2423263

On this course you will learn to plan and make more advanced dress making project (e.g. dresses, blouses, trousers, or other project). You will improve your measuring and fabric management skills. You will improve your hand-stitching and sewing machine use and management. You will apply techniques such as pleating, piping, button-holes, pattern repeat and hemming. You will produce different styles and designs of project. You will display finished samples in a portfolio for future reference.

Course aim

Improve skills to measure, use patterns, manage fabric and sewing machine to create a portfolio of samples and produce personal projects, such as more complex dress, blouse or trousers.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

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

  • 1. Work safely and effectively using a sewing machine and accessories
  • Explain the functions, controls and features on a sewing machine
  • Explain the functions, controls and features on a sewing machine
  • Produce samples using a sewing machine and through hand-stitching

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Students pay £20 to the tutor for materials and equipment. Please bring a folder to keep handouts and samples for presentation.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Advanced Dress Making (2)

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • 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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