Make A Summer Dress

Sewing Machine courses at Portslade Adult Learning

Students will be working from the same pattern, using their own choice of fabric

START DATE AND TIME:
Mon, 14th January 2019
1230 - 1430
DURATION:
10 Weeks
Code:
CL054
Full fee:
£105
Concessionary fee:*
£90

TUTOR:

Marian Brown

Address

South Portslade Community Centre, Church Road
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Students will be working from the same pattern, using their own choice of fabric

Please note that there is only limited parking available at the South Portslade Community Centre.

COURSE CONTENT

In this relaxed fun class you will make a unique child's summer dress. We will all be working from the same pattern using our own material and personal choice of buttons, trims etc.The course is designed for people with some knowledge of a domestic sewing machine. You will be informed about the dress Pattern number nearer to the class start date.

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • Understand pattern wording and symbol
  • Mark Stitch a Dress Pattern
  • Assemble a garment
  • Neatly finish seams
  • Personalise your garment with buttons, trims, patch pockets etc

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

A ready made dress sample will be available to study

Practical demonstrations

Handouts explaining making methods

Group and one to one discussion

Learn by doing and observing others


COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Students should have basic knowledge of a domestic sewing machine.


HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

Observation of students work

One to one conversation

Ask students if they have any problems or question


EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

Optional


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

Unpicker

Notepad & pen

Tailoring scissors for cutting fabric

Paper scissors

Pins

Tape measure

Tailoring chalk

Sewing thread to match your chosen material

(Dress pattern details to be stated nearer the course start date)


WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Textile Jewellery

Make a Babys Applique quilt

Look regularly at the PACA website for other craft courses that may pop up throughout the year

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