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Course code: ICKU202P
Subject area: Homecrafts
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
6:45pm - 8:45pm
12th Jan 2023 - 30th Mar 2023
01235 555 585
This course is designed to extend all aspects of dress making and garment construction using a commercial pattern. To read more complex patterns and use a wider range of sewing techniques and use of machines and attachments. You will gain confidence and skills in a relaxed and friendly learning environment.
In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.
During the course you will build upon your existing skills and knowledge to produce either a skirt or dress that can be lined, alternatively a blouse, shirt or pair of trousers. For the very experienced sewer a semi-tailored lined jacket.
You will learn how to take body measurements and amend your pattern before producing a toile for fitting before making your garment.
1. Take body measurements accurately.2. How to choose paper patterns and buy suitable fabric.3. How to adjust patterns & fit a toile.4. How to follow pattern instructions, cut out & make a garment.5. Cover construction methods such as collars, inserting sleeves, waistbands, facings, zips.6. Cover simple pattern adaptations.7. Use & maintenance of the sewing machine.8. Identify fashion trends.
Do not buy any materials until your course is confirmed as running.
Sewing machines are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. Information about patterns, fabric and sewing equipment will be given at the first session.
Some items to bring with you:A4 Ring binder & 12 plastic sleevesA4 lined and plain paper, pen, pencil, ruler, rubber and calculator. 1.5 metres of calico
Basic sewing equipment:Fabric, paper and fabric and embroidery scissors, colour-headed pins, hand sewing needles, tape measure, tailors chalk, marking pen.
Please note there will be no teaching session on 16/02/2023.
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
Tuition Fee: £154.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £154.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £92.40Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £92.40