Do you dream about dress making or wish you could create your own clothes? Well perhaps a course in garment construction is for you.
Learners will develop an understanding of cutting, construction, how to use sewing machines and pressing of a variety of fabrics and will know the importance of making up a garment. Please bring a simple design of yours.
The course will cover:
Adaptation of patterns to create simple style
General construction methods
Fitting of garment
Finishing methods of pressing
Create a new garment
The class size is limited so you will have one to one time with your tutor.
The course runs on Monday evenings, 6-9pm.
The tutor is Lorraine Mitchell who also runs courses in Fashion Design. She runs workshops at the Victoria & Albert Museum and has many contacts in the tailoring world. Previous students have been offered the chance to visit Savile Row.