Simply Sewing 2: Fashion Design and Make

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Subject Area

Art and design


Kings Road,
Reading, RG1 4HJ

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5 weeks
5 weeks
5 weeks

- Fees subject to change
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Simply Sewing 2: Fashion Design and Make will educate you in the fabulous, exciting world of fashion design. In 5 weeks this programme will take you step by step from your initial deign to constructing your completed garment.

You will cover the practical elements needed to help create your garment where you will be introduced to the principals of pattern cutting, garment construction and shown how to develop your ideas into unique patterns ready to assemble your chosen design.

Simply Sewing 2: Fashion Design and Make will run in series of 5 consecutive weeks, on Thursdays from 6:00–8:30pm.

What I'll learn

You will learn how to work with more challenging fabrics and explore advanced construction techniques and pattern adapting.


How I'll learn

You will select your chosen skirt design (under the guidance of the tutor) and be helped through the process of mastering new skills with the aim of bringing your design to an exciting final garment. A sample garment will be completed in 1/2 scale or full scale using calico.


How I'll be assessed

There is no assessment for this course.


Entry Requirements

We do expect a basic knowledge of using a domestic sew machine, industrial sewing machines are available to use.

After completion of this course, please have a look at our other exciting Learning for Leisure courses.


How to Apply

You can enrol for this programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Enrol' on your chosen programme page.

You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.

As part of your enrolment form, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs)