Basic Dressmaking for Beginners

Basic Dressmaking for Beginners

Duration: 5 weeks

Price: £38

Run by: Sue Green
at The Portsmouth Academy

023 9281 2822

The Portsmouth Academy
St Mary's Road
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 5PF

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About the Course

Courses are aimed at students who are 19 years and over, you are a beginner and would like to learn the basic skills involved in dressmaking. Students would be required to bring a commercial pattern (easy to medium ability), with the required fabric and thread, also if you would like to bring your own sewing machine along to get hands-on experience in using it, you may do so. Basic sewing skills would be of benefit, please get in touch for more details.

Our tutor will guide you through the making process, from cutting and laying of the pattern pieces to key construction techniques, such as, how to stitch darts, put in sleeves, sewing zips and adding buttons, resulting in a completed garment.

We have a course information sheet if you would like more details, just contact Sue on the details provided.

Our course runs from 6:30pm one evening a week for 5 weeks and we have courses which are repeated throughout the year - please get in touch for more details.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Our venue has a car parking area which is on a first come first served basis.


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Course Start Dates

Tuesday 13th November 2018

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