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Textile Academy – Beginners Dressmaking

Course Code: 73083-01

Interested in making your own clothes? Want to learn how to make clothes that fit you?

In this part-time dress-making course you will learn how to understand and use simple patterns; thread a machine and wind a bobbin; sew seams; take measurements correctly and finish clothes beautifully. This is an ideal opportunity for both beginners and improvers to learn some essential dress-making skills.

Using your own chosen pattern and fabric, our patient tutor will teach you the basics of dressmaking, working at your own pace and developing your skills in an encouraging and inspirational environment.

Taught by experienced, highly qualified tutors who will teach you the basics of dressmaking but also the little known tricks of the trade learnt over years of sewing.

This course runs for 6 weeks and will be held on Tuesday evenings from 18:00 to 20:00. For each 6 week course, the cost is £80, to be paid at enrolment. We can take payment over the phone during the day if evening enrolment is an issue.

You do not require an interview for this course, but please do call us on 01535 685006 to register your interest.

Please note this is very popular course and places are limited for September so please register your interest early to ensure a place.

Cost £80
When 10/09/2019Tuesday 10th September 2019 Duration6 weeks
LevelBeginner's/Improvers Attendancepart time

This course runs for 6 weeks at a time and will be held on Tuesday evenings from 18:00 to 20:00. For the most up-to-date information, please ring the college on 01535685006.

For each 6 week course, the cost is £80, to be paid at enrolment.

  • How to understand and use patterns
  • How to pin fabric and cut patterns
  • How to safely use both a domestic and industrial machine
  • How to sew seams including corners
  • How to insert a zip
  • How to make a simple garment

Non vocational assessment.

In our state of the art Textile Academy room with both domestic and industrial machines available plus our large cutting table.

This course is suitable for beginners and those wishing to improve their dressmaking skills

Intermediate Dressmaking.

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Keighley College

Bradford Road, Keighley
West Yorkshire BD21 4HQ United Kingdom

Tel: 01535 685000
Student Absence Line: 01535 685109 / attendance@keighleycollege.ac.uk
Email: enquiries@keighleycollege.ac.uk

Exams Email: exams-KLY@leedscitycollege.ac.uk