SOF38  - Dress Making & Design - Beginners

Learn practical skills step by step that will last a life time

Duration 7 Weeks 
Cost €130.00
Night  Monday 6.30pm - 9.30pm


 Course Description


Who would this course suit? Aimed at beginners and improvers. For the first night students are asked to bring a pattern of their choice of style.

The tutor will work with the group to ensure everyone gets the most from every class in an enjoyable and practical way.  

Course Outline:  

Weekly Outline:

  1. How to measure your body (correct sizing to work with patterns)
  2. Tools of the trade (including set-up of sewing machine)
  3. Selecting suitable fabric for your project
  4. Understanding pattern symbols when cutting out fabric
  5. Use of interfacing and bias binding
  6. Lining your garment
  7. Inserting zips (overlock and invisible zips)

Course Outcomes:

Dress making gives you the opportunity to create fashions that fit your figure perfectly and most rewarding of all it shows how you to create a new wardrobe for the future.

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