This 10 week course will introduce you to the principles of making a shirt, we will be using a basic bodice block and altering your own block patterns to fit and to create your own styling. You will also create your own sleeve block and look at sleeve shaping, as well as collars and pockets. You will get the chance to design your shirt and make a calico toile. All of 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.
What do I need to join?
No qualifications are needed for this course. However, it’s preferable that you have done a beginners course or at least have some basic knowledge of blocks, pattern cutting and using a sewing machine.
How will I know how I am doing?
You will get one-to-one feedback from the tutor every week.
What can I do next?
You can come back next term and continue making new patterns and garments.Apply for this course
Course information last updated: Friday 3rd April 2020 @ 7.30am (1 hour ago)