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Learn all the basic techniques to make clothes for you or your family.

Learn all the basic techniques to make clothes for you or your family.  You will work from a pattern and adjust garments to fit. Suitable for all abilities.
 

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

What I'll learn

  • Understanding tools, equipment and subject terminology.
  • How to take measurements.
  • Amending your pattern to fit.
  • Cutting out, grain lines and interfacings.
  • Pressing.
  • Alternative seams and finishes.
  • Seam layering.
  • Zips and waistbands.
  • Hems.
  • Assembling a garment.

 

How I'll learn

Discussion.  Formal Instruction.  Individual Tuition.  Practical Demonstration.  Practical Experience.
 

 

Entry Requirements

Suitable for all abilities, although some experience of using a sewing machine would be an advantage.