Dressmaking and Tailoring - Beginners

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Dressmaking and Tailoring - Beginners:

On this course you will be making garments from commercial patterns and will be helped to assess your own ability to ensure that you start sewing at the right level. It is suitable for beginners and if you have some sewing skills.

Areas for study include: Using tools and equipment safely (eg thread and use a sewing machine, use specialist sewing tools, etc); How to select the correct pattern and fabric for your project; How to use a sewing machine - sewing seams and seam finishes, inserting zips and buttonholes, and any other sewing techniques required for your garment and Understand types of interfacing. For new students, the first lesson will be learning how to use the sewing machine and all materials will be provided for this. We will also discuss how to select patterns and fabrics.

After this course, you will be able to progress to Dressmaking and Tailoring - Intermediate and further develop your skills.

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There are no formal entry criteria for this course.

Course reference: 7104 (use this when contacting provider)

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APRIL 2019
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat


Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1HD


9:30am - 11:30am


10 weeks


Part time day


No Qualification



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