Course code: ICXR304P
Subject area: Homecrafts
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
7:00pm - 9:00pm
23rd Sep 2020 - 9th Dec 2020
01235 555 585
This course covers all aspects of dressmaking and garment construction using commercial paper pattern from the easy range.To introduce pattern reading, basic sewing skills and fitting techniques that can be developed enabling you to make clothes successfully. Your first project will be a simple pinafore dress which can be part lined or made reversible in a woven fabric. Alternatively, a boy’s simple shirt or shorts followed by other exciting projects. You will gain confidence and skills in a relaxed and friendly learning environment
Course Content During the course you will learn about fabrics, cutting out, pattern placement and reading. Use established sewing techniques to produce initially a pinafore dress, shirt or shorts and other exciting childrenswear projects. 1. Take body measurements accurately2. How to choose paper patterns and buy suitable fabric3. How to adjust patterns and fit a toile4. How to follow pattern instructions, cut out & make a garment5. Cover basic construction methods such as seams, zips & hems etc.6. Cover simple pattern adaptations7. Use and maintenance of the sewing machine
Do not buy any materials until your course is confirmed as running.
Sewing machines are provided but you may wish to bring your own A4 Ring binder & 12 plastic sleevesA4 lined & plain paper, pen, pencil, ruler, rubber and calculator. 1 metre of medium weight calico or cheap plain fabric for the toile
Basic sewing equipment:Fabric scissors, paper scissors’, embroidery scissors, colour-headed pins, hand sewing needles, tape measure, tailors chalk, marking pen and tacking thread.
Additional personal costs to learner (over and above the published fee):A pattern, 1 metre of medium weight calico and fabric for each garment plus sewing thread, buttons, interfacing etc. Off cuts of fabric for samples.
Please note, there will be no lesson on 28/10/2020.
Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.
You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.
16 - 18 Fee
Tution Fee: £154.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £154.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £92.40Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £92.40