Basic Pattern Making & Sewing Course

Basic pattern making and sewing course for absolute beginners

Consists of 12 lessons, 3 hour sessions

R3 500 including all equipment

This course is suitable for anyone who has never sewn before and for those who has some sewing experience who wishes to learn more about pattern making, cutting and constructing a perfect garment.

In this course students will learn how to draft patterns from scratch on their own individual size, cut and sew their own garments.

The following is what will be covered :

  • The easy fitting bodice (a sleeveless top sample)
  • A simple top of the student`s choice (student to submit a design\picture)
  • A tailored skirt
  • A tailored trouser
  • A simple dress of the student`s choice (student to submit a design\picture)
  • A basic sleeve
  • How to insert a zip
  • How to finish a neckline with bias binding
  • How to sew a waistband
  • How to sew in a sleeve