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You will be given an introduction to sewing machine techniques and fabric properties. You will learn how to draft your own pattern, lay and cut it . You will then construct the Garment . You will be building up a folder of reference materials.
Introduction to using the sewing machine:
How to use the sewing machine;
Learn to set up and thread a sewing machine;
Learn different parts of sewing machine;
learn through demonstration, discussions, practices ,one to one instruction and guidance to achieve different types of stitching techniques
Using tools and equipment in sewing.
Learn how to sew practical and decorative stitches and simple applique.
Demonstration on basic properties of fabric, including:
Fabric width, length & selvedge, grain line
How to lay a pattern on fabric according to pattern instruction
Practical exercise: cutting out a pattern on paper, then onto fabric
Seams: seam Allowance & seam neatening
Binding seam: how to cut bias binding from fabric and bind a raw seam
Binding edge: using ready made binding
Construct sample for curved seams, corner seams
Construct a sample of Zips
Learn Body Measurement/Pattern Cutting/ Make your own Skirt/dress
Making up skirt /dress cont./ pressing techniques
Final Finish of skirt or Dress
Final Students will Receive a Certificate of Attendance and encourage to join Intermediate Class.
What to bring along to Class: .• An A4 ring binder with plastic pockets • Note pad or sketchbook and pen • Own dress making scissors (desirable) • Pincushion • Pattern cutting set square/grader or pattern master • Dressmakers chalk, Tape Measure • Paper scissors
Where do you want to study this course?
London, NW4 4JX, Stanmore, HA7 2DU
10:30am - 12:30pm, 11:00am - 1:00pm, 1:00pm - 3:00pm + 1 more
Qualification awarded by the course provider
African Cultural Association
Certificate of Attendance
African Cultural Association
Duration: 2 hours
Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award
Great personal one on one service for the first class, and actually got to learn how to stitch .
This course is great fun, friendly and a good place to learn especially for beginners. The teaching is very good, and you can ask advice from other students as well. Overall, I give 10/10!!
Please note reviews of BEGINNERS CLOTH MAKING AND PATTERN CUTTING are the subjective opinions of Hotcourses members and not of Hotcourses Ltd.
I really enjoyed my first day at the course, teachers very kind and patient, and very well directed content! I am looking forward for the next classes.
Great atmosphere and great staff
Please note reviews of Adult Dressmaking / Fashion Design and Pattern Cutting Classes are the subjective opinions of Hotcourses members and not of Hotcourses Ltd.