Introduction to Tailoring

Introduction to Tailoring Short Course

Introduction to Tailoring Short Course

This exciting course is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of bespoke tailoring. A tailoring apprentice will take 7 years to perfect their craft, so perhaps you want to have a taste before you commit, or just understand more about this complex and secret industry? The course will combine some practical making exercises with visits to Savile Row and specialised fabric stores, and will be taught by expert tutors from our degree programmes...

Taught by: Jacqui Sealy, Winston Rose.

Description

This exciting course is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of bespoke tailoring. A tailoring apprentice will take 7 years to perfect their craft, so perhaps you want to have a taste before you commit, or just understand more about this complex and secret industry?

The course will combine some practical making exercises with visits to Savile Row and specialised fabric stores, and will be taught by expert tutors from our degree programmes. 

This course includes:

  • What does bespoke mean?
  • Examples of tailoring – traditional and contemporary 
  • Hand sewing techniques
  • Visit to Savile Row workshop
  • Measuring and fitting
  • Tailoring vocabulary
  • Tailoring fabrics
  • Anatomy of a jacket – construction and deconstruction
  • Technology in tailoring

Level:

Beginners. You should have an interest in the subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required.

Booking:

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. 

Tutor information

Jacqui Sealy graduated from London College of Fashion with qualifications in garment making and clothing. Following her studies she worked extensively in the fashion industry as a sample machinist, pattern cutter, sample room manager and production manager. The companies she has worked with include Ally Cappellino, Selina Blow, and SR Gent, who supplied Marks and Spencer, Richard Shops and C&A.

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Materials

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Scissors
  • Unpickers 
  • Camera 

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
21/03/2017 - 24/03/2017Tuesday - Friday10:00 - 16:304 Days£425Available Curtain Road - EC2A Add to Basket