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Dressmaking: Perfect Fit

Crafts

Course outline

Learn how to sew and construct simple garments and accessories using the correct techniques and make the finished article fit perfectly!

The course will cover how to safely use sewing machines, and other equipment.  You will learn to understand body measurements and cut out fabric, then how to understand the sewing pattern instructions, and using the correct techniques, to construct your first garment or accessory. 

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Location Date(s) Course code Fees / reductions

Location:

The Textile Workshop
The Textile Workshop, 621 Mansfield Road, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 2FX

Date(s):

06 December 2016 - 20 December 2016
10:00-16:30
TUE

Course code:

CC9834LP1Y

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £55

Fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits.

Qualification

No qualification awarded

Duration

3 weeks

Level Other
Entry requirements

This course is suitable if you have already completed a NCFE level 1 course(s) at the Textile Workshop and are interested in progressing your skills.

Teaching & assessment

There is no formal assessment and tutors will give ongoing verbal feedback. You will be encouraged to set your own personal targets.

Progression

Other arts, crafts and textile courses.

Additional information

Sewing machines and other large equipment is supplied, but you should aim to bring your own “easy” dress or accessory pattern and basic sewing kit of scissors, pins & needles, and a tape measure to the first session (all can be bought for about £5).  You will need to supply all other materials and threads etc. for the project and this cost depends on the fabric purchased, but we encourage re-using, recycling and love charity shops! We also have stock of trim, dress patterns and fabric to practice on at The Textile Workshop.

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