Introduction to dressmaking or garment making

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This one day course is for anyone with a basic understanding of using a sewing machine who  would like to know how to use a commercial pattern to make up a garment, such as a skirt or dress.


Want to get to grips with using a pattern?


This one day course will help

un-ravel the mystery of using commercial patterns and guide you in how to make them up into a garment.

Learn how to read a commercial pattern and understand the jargon, select size and style, lay, mark and pin pattern to fabric and cut out, transfering markings.

This course can be used as a pre-step towards the 'Sewing Project' part-time evening course or 'Extended Sewing Skills' course for garment making.











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