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Introduction to Dressmaking

Course Code
ARDE025A.FC
Start Date
24/4/2025
End Date
3/7/2025
Location
Ware Campus
Study Mode
Part Time

This 10 week course introduces students to the skills required to progress onto making, customising or altering garments.

Each week will focus on a different skill to include:
Sewing machine basics
Seams
Hems
Zips
Pockets
Buttons & buttonholes
Darts, tucks & pleats
Overlocking

Working in our Fashion studio, with access to industrial and domestic machines, students will produce a selection of samples for each of the skills covered. 

How to book

Bookings for our Art & Design short courses and workshops can be made via our online payment portal at HRC Online Shop/Part Time.

Please click here to be taken directly to the course product page on our online store.

Please add the course to your cart before making payment via your online shop account, ensuring you fully complete the checkout process.

If you have not used our payment portal before, please click here and select “Register for an Account”.  You will only need to register for an account once.

For further details regarding the booking process, please see the FURTHER INFORMATION section below.

Following completion of this course, our Dressmaking for Beginners short course is ideal for anyone wishing to learn how to make garments from commercial patterns, alternatively our Introduction to Pattern Cutting short course introduces students to the basics of drafting patterns from scratch.
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There are no formal entry requirements, this course is suitable for absolute beginners or those wanting to refresh their skills.
Please bring: a basic sewing kit to include fabric scissors, tape measure, pins, hand sewing needles, thread snippers/embroidery scissors and a stitch/seam ripper. a note/sketch book and pen/pencils.  an A4 Lever Arch Folder and plastic wallets to build a technical folder, with step-by-step instructions alongisde the samples.You will be made aware of any other requirements as the course progresses.
£125 for the 10 week block.

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