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Introduction to Garment Making


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Introduction to Garment Making
Thursday 26th April to 14th June 2018

This course will give you an insight into how a garment is made from start to finish. You will learn how to draft a basic block pattern and a pattern to match the garment design by following pattern drafting instructions before moving onto the toile and making of the final garment stage. You will be guided through each stage and shown various techniques.

The course is suitable for beginners who may not be confident with sewing or have any knowledge about pattern cutting, or for intermediate level students who may already have some knowledge but want to exercise and/or improve the skills they already have.

At the end of this course, you will;

Learn how to draft a basic pattern block
Have an understanding of how to manipulate the basic pattern block according to the garment design you want
Understand the importance of the toile stage
Be able to construct/assemble a garment
Be able to recognise some sewing techniques and garment finishes