Pattern Cutting and Sewing Techniques (16-18 Year Olds)

Pattern Cutting and Sewing Techniques: student cuts fabric in class

Pattern Cutting and Sewing Techniques: student cuts fabric in class

Introduction to Pattern Cutting and Sewing Techniques (16-18 Year Olds): student works on machine

Student works on sewing machine 

Introduction to Pattern Cutting and Sewing Techniques: student works on machine

Student works on sewing machine

Pattern Cutting and Sewing Techniques: student creates their own purse

Pattern Cutting and Sewing Techniques: student creates their own purse

Pattern Cutting and Sewing Techniques: student works on machine

Pattern Cutting and Sewing Techniques: student works on machine

Pattern Cutting and Sewing Techniques: student cuts patterns

Pattern Cutting and Sewing Techniques: student cuts patterns

Short Courses for Under 18 Year Olds

On this sewing course you will learn basic sewing skills, and build confidence in various pattern cutting techniques. Through practical demonstrations and hands on experience, you'll learn how pattern pieces are shaped to make garments, and how to lay out patterns ready to cut out and make up a garment with your new found sewing skills...

Description

On this sewing course you will learn basic sewing skills, and build confidence in various pattern cutting techniques. Through practical demonstrations and hands on experience, you'll learn how pattern pieces are shaped to make garments, and how to lay out patterns ready to cut out and make up a garment with your new found sewing skills.


The course includes:

  • Dart manipulation, pivoting and slashing
  • Grain lines, balance marks
  • Using a ½ scale size 12 block
  • Designing a simple skirt
  • Pattern cutting and making a sample in calico
  • Sewing techniques
  • Various seam constructionsPressing and finishing

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.


Materials

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

  • Pencil, eraser and sharpener
  • Fabric shears
  • Small sharp pointed scissors
  • Stitch ripper
  • Fine steel pins
  • Metric tape measure
  • Tailors chalk

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
17/07/2017 - 21/07/2017Monday - Friday10:30 - 16:305 Days£425Available Curtain Road - EC2A Add to Basket