About the Course
IDC, in partnership with Leicester College, is proud to offer a City & Guilds in Basic Fashion Sampling Techniques. The course includes everything you need to know to get you started in sewing. If you are a beginner or not sewn for ages and want to gain sewing confidence, this is the course for you.
What you will learn.
You will create your own unique sample folder of sewing techniques that covers all that is needed for garment construction. For example, you will master how to sew zips, install and amend pockets, make several types of dart and sew a selection of seams. Everything you need to make a beautiful, bespoke garment is covered in the course.
The course lasts 6 weeks and can be a stepping stone to other City & Guilds courses in Fashion and Textiles.
Course starts: 28th February - 4th April
Time: 9:30 - 2:30pm
Tutor: Jenniffer Taylor, BBC Sewing Bee Contestant, Writer
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?
Use of sewing machines, overlockers, basic sewing equipment (pins, needles, etc)
Access to IDC's learning library,
6 weeks of personal tuition from qualified tutors,
Careers advice and help with business idea if required,
Work with a creative, social community of fellow new sewers - make new friends
You need to bring your own fabric for samples, such as calico or purchase from IDC at student rate.
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