Fees: Standard £ 167 Conc £66 Full £289 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only
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If you want to bring your own designs to life then this is the course for you! The course is suitable for beginners with some sewing experience who want to take it to the next level. You will learn the correct method of creating basic blocks and patterns using your own measurements and modify your ideas according to your designs. You can make up your garment or make further patterns as you choose.
Complete beginners or those with some experience who have an interest in fashion and pattern cutting who want to learn new skills and who want to be able to make up their own patterns for their own designs. You can also work from commercial patterns.
Beginners with an interest in fashion and clothing and those with some understanding of clothes making.
Demonstrate some or all of the following: Apply Health and Safety procedures in a sewing room. Thread and use a domestic sewing machine safely and accurately. Make an accurate lay prior to cutting out garment. Cut out garments with precision. Make your own pattern and/or follow instructions set out in a commercially produced paper pattern. Make accurate tailors tacks to mark placement for darts, buttons etc. Make necessary adjustments to garments. Produce neatly sewn darts. Produce zip openings. Attach buttons. Choose correct interfacing to suit weight and colour of fabric. If you are making your own patterns: Take your own and other people's measurements. Record measurements using the metric system. Use the measurements to construct basic blocks and patterns. Choose suitable fabric for your pattern. Make up your garment or make further patterns.
Individual and group tuition - each student working on their own pattern while following a guided step by step construction. Handouts will be distributed for students. Question and answer sessions.
Browse websites and magazines for design options.
Continuous assessment will occur in class and an Individual Learning Plan will be used to monitor progress and give feedback between learner and tutor.
Further classes to increase your skills or higher level courses with FE or HE providers.
Note pad and pen, ruler, pencil and pencil sharpener, eraser, paper scissors, Sellotape, tape measure (cm),
Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details of all available support can be found on our website (hfals.co.uk), in the Guide and the Student handbook, or from teaching or Reception staff.