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Pattern cutting - Bodice and sleeve block - dressmaking

On this 2 day course you will draft a basic fitted bodice and sleeve block from your own body measurements. You will also learn basic manipulation techniques to enable you to transform your block into stylish garments.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Part time
Fitting Surgery - dressmaking

No more 'it doesn't fit'! Learn how to take accurate body measurements, select your pattern, understand your body shape and pattern alteration techniques for fitting perfection.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Part time
Sewing Bee dressmaking workshops

Our friendly Sewing Bee caters for all skill levels. Learn the basics of using a machine, choosing patterns and fabrics, or bring your own project and just sew amongst a friendly group.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 6 hours
  • Study mode: Part time
City & Guilds Fashion Pattern Cutting 7160 Award Level 2
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

City and Guilds are committed to teaching high quality practical skills and you can study for pleasure or with a view to employment or self-employment. Courses are taught by Jane White who is qualified with City & Guilds to degree level and has worked as a couture dressmaker and teacher for many years.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 63 hours
  • Study mode: Part time
Pattern Cutting - skirt, trousers, bodice and sleeve blocks and adaptations

This course will introduce the prinicples of making your own dressmaking patterns using your body measurements for a great fit. Jane White of Jane White Couture Tuition a qualified and experienced couture dressmaking will shwo you how to take accurate body measurements, use them to draft garment blocks, make a pattern, construction and fit a calico toile (fitting shell) and how to fit this to you.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 4 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Dress making for beginners

Not just for beginners but anyone who wants to return to the basics. Boost your dressmaking confidence and learn how to get a professional finish.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 12 hours
  • Study mode: Part time
Quilting

Join our expert tutor Sheena Roberts of Green Man Quilts for a day of expert quilting tuition. Materials included.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Weekend
City and Guilds Fashion 7160 Award Level 1
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

City and Guilds qualifications are recognised for their commitment to high quality practical skills and are internatinally recognised. You can undertake the course for pleasure but it is also an ideal way of building skills for employment or self-employment and is a practical, affordable alternative to a degree course.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Tailoring - an introduction - dressmaking

On this one day course you will explore and sample the inner fabrics and hand sewing techniques to allow you to produce an immaculately hand tailored garment.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Part time
Making Clothes using the Overlocker

This 2 day course with get you up and running and using your overlocker confidently and successfully. Day one is basic skills eg threading, needles, tension control, narrow and rolled hemming and sampling specific tecniques for example necklines, day two is your chance to make fabulous garments! The course fee includes materials and fabrics.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Part time
How to get more from your sewing machine

A quick brush-up on the basics and then onto using specialist presser feet, twin and wing needles and practical techniques for machine fun and creativity.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 3 hours
  • Study mode: Part time
Computerised machine embroidery with Christine

Join our machine expert Christine for a day of intermediate embroidery skills. Perfect placement, planning and even more from your machine.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Part time
Pattern cutting - Trousers - dressmaking

Over this 2 day course you will take your own body measurements, draft a block using your measurements, make and fit a toile for a fantastic fit then cut a pattern to your chosen style.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Part time
How to use an overlocker - dressmaking

If you're not sure what one is or what it does, you're thinking of buying one or you already have one that you are struggling to cope with, this half day course will help you use your overlocker with confidence. Including threading and basic maintenance.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 3 hours
  • Study mode: Part time
Couture Dressmaking skills

Raise your sewing skills to the next level with hand and machine couture techniques to produce fabulous fitting and professional looking garments.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Part time
Make an A line skirt - dressmaking

Make your own version of an A-line skirt. Ideal for new sewers or for a 'quick fix' garment.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 6 hours
  • Study mode: Part time day
How to use a sewing machine - dressmaking

If you are thinking of buying your first machine, have a machine but can't get going with it or you are thinking of up-grading, this half day course will get you up and running and confident with your machine.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 3 hours
  • Study mode: Part time
zips - dressmaking

sample a renge of zips - dress, concealed, fly, couture hand stitched and centred for a professional, confident finish to your garments.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Part time
Pattern cutting - Advanced style adaptations - dressmaking

In this one day course you will look at the more complex pattern adaptations for example raglan sleeves, 2-piece sleeve, funnel neck, revers etc. To get the most from this course you need to have completed the Pattern cutting:style adaptaions or have the relevant skills in place.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Part time
Christmas crafts and goodies

relax and unwind. Take a day to enjoy making Christmas gifts and decorations, learning new skills at the same time.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Part time
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