Dressmaking

A course of 6 dressmaking fitting classes, starting FROM scratch, for absolute beginners or those wanting to improve their skill.

Course content:

  • Patterns – How to use, adapt and understand them
  • Fitting – Taking measurements, selecting the right sized pattern, altering it as necessary and fitting garments during the making process
  • Cutting out – selecting the necessary pattern pieces, lay-planning, cutting out.
  • Fabrics – cutting out and choosing the right processes for the fabric
  • Dressmaking techniques – seams, darts, pleats, gathers, hems, buttons & buttonholes, zips, inserting sleeves, lining, overlocking, pressing  and finishing techniques