Looking to enhance your sewing skills or design and make your own garments? Our fashion making and pattern cutting Short Courses will give you the techniques and tools to create your own designs and turn them into a reality.
The course aims to introduce the basics of drafting sewing patterns from scratch, and we will cover basic adaptions of these to fit different styles of fashion.
- Sewing techniques
- Pattern cutting
- Learning to use your sewing machine
How will I be assessed?
At the start, you will decide (with help from your tutor) what you want to get out of the course. You will have the opportunity to review your progress and at the end of the course you will have the chance to reflect on what you have learnt and how your skills have improved.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course but an interview may be required to ascertain suitability.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Progression to further study such as Pattern Curring and Sewing for Improvers.
It would be useful to bring a set square, and either a French Curve, a flexible curve or a pattern master. Any of these can be purchase from the internet. If you require any guidance or are unsure please contact 01494 588585 who will put you in contact with the tutor.
This course is studied 2 hours a week over 10 weeks.