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You will be building up a folder of reference materials to take home with you.
This will enable you to refer to how you completed the techniques of sewing them.
You will learn the 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 knowledge of sewing allowance!
Know how much seam allowance to live when joining garments.
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, using overlocking machine, zigzag etc.
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
Top stitch - Making different type of Pockets: Techniques to follow step by step:
Construct sample of Zips - Different type of zips - to a dress, trouser, skirts.
Making a semi –tailored pencil skirt/or dress from standard size block of your size:
Week 8 to Week 9:
Making up skirt /dress cont./ pressing techniques
Week 10:Techniques of Final Finishing Techniques and pressing techniques.
Final Finish of skirt or Dress Certificates awarded to students
Students encouraged to join the intermediate classes.
What to bring along to Class: Note Book , Pen, Pencil, dressmakers chalk, Folder to keep hand outs and leaflets, pins, scissors for fabrics, paper scissors ,Threads , tape measure.
Where do you want to study this course?
London, NW4 4JX, Stanmore, HA7 2DU
10:30am - 12:30pm, 10:30am - 3:00pm, 11:00am - 1:00pm + 1 more
10 weeks, 2 hours
Qualification awarded by the course provider
African Cultural Association
Certificate of Attendance
African Cultural Association
Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award
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.
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Great personal one on one service for the first class, and actually got to learn how to stitch .
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.
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