Course overview

Are you ready to take the next step in your dressmaking? Progress your sewing skills with this intermediate dressmaking course. Throughout the class, you will improve the sewing, measuring and adjustment skills you need to become a dressmaker. By the end of the course, you'll be able to make and finish garments, and improve your knowledge of fabrics.

Course description

If you love sewing and want to make more of your own clothes, this course will help you on your path to becoming a dressmaker. Build on your existing sewing skills and learn to make clothes for yourself or friends. This could be the first step towards making and selling your own clothes, so if you love fashion and textiles, take your passion to the next level.

During this course, you will learn how to:

  • improve your skill in taking measurements

  • manage commercial patterns

  • prepare fabric for cutting

  • use a sewing machine

  • stitch fabric,

  • making seams, necks and buttonholes

  • inserting zip

As you progress throughout the course, you earn to use an overlocker to create a professional finish and widen your knowledge of fabrics.

Make at least one garment and produce samples, recordings and photos for your folder (online and on paper) every week.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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