The Definitive Guide to Sewing and Garment Making
This three week sewing course will give you everything you need to improve your professional sewing and garment making skills. Through a combination of discussions, practical group exercises and one-to-one consultations, you will explore different construction methods and the laying and cutting of commercial multi-sized patterns...
Taught by: Siaw Lee Priddle.
You will take away a half scale (size 12) skirt, child’s top, cotton lined dress, jersey top, bias skirt (size 12) and other samples for reference.
The course includes:
- Looking at different needles and threads suitable for fabric types
- Standard stitches
- Seaming curved edges
- Straight edges & gathered edges together
- Various seam types including: French seams & flat fell seams
- Simple buttonholes
- Trimming work & pressing
- Cutting and assembling a classic lined dress
- Skirt vents & splits
- Cutting & assembling jersey leggings
Beginners – some sewing experience with either a domestic or Industrial machine would be advantageous. No other experience necessary.
Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.
In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:
- A pencil, eraser and sharpener
- Fabric shears, small sharp pointed scissors, stitch ripper
- Fine steel pins
- Metric tape measure
- Tailors chalk
There will also be additional equipment needed in week’s 2 and 3 of the course and the tutor will advise of this on the first day.
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