Learn basic dressmaking skills and make a garment in this two day beginners dressmaking course. This course will teach you all about how to read and understand a commercial pattern, how to measure yourself correctly and tips and techniques on how to get that all important finish.
Two Day Weekend Beginners Dressmaking
During this 2 Day Weekend Dressmaking workshop you will learn:
Read and understand the information on a pattern envelope.
Measure yourself correctly and choose the right size garment to make.
Lay out pattern pieces and understand and transfer pattern markings.
Make simple pattern and fit adjustments.
Sew button holes.
Create an elasticated waist.
Finish raw edges of the dress and how to choose the best method for your garment and fabric.
Understand and use professional stitch techniques to finish your garment beautifully, such as stay-stitching, under- stitching, edge- stitching and hemming options.