Course overview

Join us and learn the fundamentals of dressmaking in this exciting 18-hour course. Explore essential techniques such as pattern drafting, fabric selection, cutting, stitching, and finishing. Discover how to use a sewing machine effectively and confidently. Gain insights into garment construction, fitting, and alterations. Develop your skills in creating various garment types, from skirts and tops to dresses and more. Unlock the secrets of professional finishing touches, including zippers, hems, and closures. Whether you're a beginner or seeking to refine your abilities, this course provides the perfect platform to unleash your creativity and craft beautiful garments with precision and style.

Course description

Embark on a creative journey into the world of dressmaking with our comprehensive 18-hour course. Designed for beginners and enthusiasts alike, this course offers a holistic approach to mastering the art of creating beautiful garments from scratch. Over the duration of the program, you'll delve into the intricacies of dressmaking, starting from the basics and progressing to more advanced techniques.

Beginning with an introduction to essential tools and materials, you'll quickly move on to learning how to decipher patterns and select the perfect fabric for your project. Through hands-on demonstrations and guided practice, you'll gain proficiency in accurate cutting, precise stitching, and professional finishing techniques.

As you advance, you'll explore various garment construction methods, from simple skirts and tops to more complex dresses and tailored pieces. Tackle fitting challenges and learn the art of making adjustments for a perfect fit.

Additionally, you'll discover the secrets of incorporating zippers, buttons, and other closures seamlessly into your creations, elevating the overall look and functionality of your garments.

By the end of the course, you'll emerge with newfound confidence in your dressmaking skills, equipped with the knowledge and expertise to bring your design ideas to life with precision and style. This course provides the perfect foundation for unleashing your creativity and passion for fashion.

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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