Simply Sewing Your Next Garment

Activate Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
6 weeks
155 GBP excl. VAT
Part time

Course description

Simply Sewing Your Next Garment

If you have basic experience using your sewing machine and are looking to improve your sewing skills, then this course is perfect for you.

Suitability - Who should attend?

You will need a basic sewing kit: fabric scissors, paper scissors, pins, tape measure and un-picker. In addition, you will need a pencil and eraser.

You will be provided with 2 metres of Calico (included in your fee).

Training Course Content

In this course you will learn how to follow a paper pattern to make a lady’s blouse. You will learn how to: insert collar, flat pockets and sleeves; work with fusible interlining, sew darts, top stitches, make buttonholes by machine, and manipulate a sleeve-pattern to create new styles.

By the end of the course you should have completed a toile (a garment made in calico fabric used to adjust the pattern). You will also have the opportunity to discuss ideas for future sewing projects.

Course delivery details

You will learn through theoretical and practical sessions including key sewing and measuring techniques, garment adjustments, garment construction skills and pattern cutting alterations.

Continuing Studies

City of Oxford College offer a broad offer of Learning for Leisure courses to expand your creative skills.

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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