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Dressmaking for Improvers - Part-time

Hobbies Dressmaking

Course outline

This course is for students who want to improve build on their beginners sewing experience and develop their knowledge of sewing and using commercial sewing patterns.

You will learn how to sew and construct a shirt using the correct techniques.

Topics include:

  • Understand body measurements
  • How to understand the sewing pattern instructions
  • How to alter patterns and cut out fabric
  • Use the correct techniques to make a shirt
  • Develop techniques handle the sewing of; pockets, buttons, collar and the yoke

How to enrol onto this course

It is no longer possible to enrol on this course, however, we may be running it again in the future.

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Course dates / times

Sorry, we currently do not have any course date information available for this course. Please check back soon for further updates.

Qualification

No qualification awarded

Duration

10 weeks

Level Other
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but a good standard of English is required.

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.

Progression

There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham college sites. The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities for learners wishing to further their learning in this subject area.

NEW for 2018/19!!!

FREE careers and next steps advice for adults on community courses.

To help you consider what to do at the end of the course, community classes will be visited by Futures, one of the leading organisations for careers advice. We have received very positive feedback from adult students who have already taken part in Futures sessions and Futures aim to make the session fun, engaging and informative for all.

You will also be able to access further advice and support from Futures after your course has finished.

Additional information

Sewing machines and other large equipment is supplied, but you should aim to bring your own basic sewing kit of scissors, pins and needles and a tape measure to the first session (all can be bought for about £5). You will need to supply all materials and threads etc and this cost depends on the fabric purchased, but we encourage re-using, recycling and love charity shops!

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