Beginners Course (8 weeks) Feb 1st -Mar 28th INSTALMENT PLAN

£180.00

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Join us on this intensive 8-week course at ArtFix Woolwich starting on the 1st of February.
This practical course will teach you how to measure, sketch, cut and sew, all in 8 weeks! By the end of it, you will have learnt how to create your own garments without the need for a commercial pattern.

Classes are on Saturday 2:00-4:00 pm

Benefits of this course include:

-Access to sewing machines and premium design materials
-Weekly tasks to facilitate learning
-A free sewing starter kit
-A private Facebook group to share ideas, ask questions and access resources
-Weekly email summaries and overviews
-Final project and presentation at the end of course
-Certificate of completion

Course Outline: Beginner

Week 1: Understanding the Basics of Tailoring

Easy techniques to master sketching
Fashion Illustration
Measuring methods
Measuring different body shapes
Gaining confidence in tape measuring
Week 2: Pattern Cutting

Introduction to Pattern Cutting
Cutting freely without patterns
How to cut out basic outfits
Week 3: Learning to Use the Sewing Machine

How to thread a machine
How to identify faults
How to sew straight lines
How to sew round curves and sharp corners

Week 4: Sewing Methods
How to cut and sew
Quick, easy sewing methods to cut your time in half

Week 5: Darts
How to get accurate darts position on outfits
Applying the different types of darts e.g waist, back and Princess darts

Week 6: Zips
Fixing zips
Methods of joining parts together e.g sleeves to armhole

Week 7: Project
Choose a design and sew from start to finish
One on One Observation

Week 8: Showcase your creativity!
Presentations
Assessments
Tips and Tricks
Graduation

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