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This 10-week course will introduce you to the principles of making and altering your own block patterns and creating your own styling. Fastening, pocket, facing and waistband techniques will also be covered. All the equipment you will need is provided and calico is available for your toiles, but you will need to purchase your own fabric and trimmings for any garments that you make.
How will I learn?
Through a series of demonstrations and with one to one guidance from your tutor you will construct your design and learn to fit and make alterations and amendments to your pattern. This course is based at our Stroud campus in the centre of Gloucestershire, surrounded by the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The campus is moments away from Stroud train station and easily accessible by bus.
No qualifications are needed for this course, however some sewing experience is preferable, but not essential.
What can I do next?
You can return to the class to develop your skills further, or you can join one of our specialist courses at Queens Rd in Bristol Our qualified careers advisers can help our part-time learners understand your life and work choices, identify your values and work styles and offer valuable tools which enable you to transfer this effectively to the workplace. Whether it be job change, promotion or re-entering the employment market after a time away, we offer 1:1 confidential, impartial and unbiased guidance, CV Writing, apprenticeship advice, self-reflection (understanding your strengths) and advice on the various routes into all sorts of jobs.
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