About the Course
Learn the practical skills and knowledge to construct tailored garments, where you choose to make a skirt or pair of trousers, a jacket and waistcoat. You will also complete design and research units as well as folder work to support your garments. Course offered by Inkberrow Design Centre.
During the course you will:
measure and record body measurements accurately
recognise the characteristics of a range of fibres – natural and man-made
recognise fabrics appropriate to tailored garments
recognise and select appropriate linings/interfacings and haberdashery for fabric and function
use tools and equipment carefully and safely
select pattern styles for tailored garments to compliment a variety of figure shapes
adjust patterns as necessary
prepare fabrics for cutting and stitching using an economical lay
handle fabrics correctly during cutting, stitching and pressing
demonstrate competence in pressing, under-pressing and top-pressing
finish garments correctly, with lining where appropriate
Over 25 years of fashion, design, textile courses and workshops! Inkberrow Design Centre (IDC) is based in Redditch, just South of Birmingham in the West Midlands and offers a wide range of City & Guilds and recreational courses. We pride ourself on tailoring the courses to the individual learners’ needs and requirements, and can offer a flexible programme. IDC incorporates the Old Needle Works Craft Centre.
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.
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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