Revamp Your Clothes

Sewing course at Portslade Adult Learning

For this course you must bring in a garment that you wish to change dramatically. You may choose to add another fabric, change/remove collar or cuffs, alter length, reshape etc. A selection of fabrics, braids, ribbons, buttons etc is available to purchase - or bring your own to use and swap.​ It will be great fun!

START DATE AND TIME:
Sat, 26th May 2018
1100 - 1600
DURATION:
1 Day
Code:
CL035C
Full fee:
£38
Concessionary fee:*
£32

TUTOR:

Marian Brown

Address

Foredown Tower, Foredown Road
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For this course you must bring in a garment that you wish to change dramatically. You may choose to add another fabric, change/remove collar or cuffs, alter length, reshape etc. A selection of fabrics, braids, ribbons, buttons etc is available to purchase – or bring your own to use and swap.​ It will be great fun!

COURSE CONTENT

You must bring a garment that you wish to change dramatically. Do ot bring a garment that you are vry precious about or you may be too afraid to alter it. You may choose to add another fabric, change or remove the collar or cuffs, alter the length of sleeves or reshape.

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • Deconstruct and remake a garment.
  • Learn how a garment is put together.
  • Experiment with trims, buttons and lace etc.
  • Reshape a garment.

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS


COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Students shoud have basic knowledge of a domestic sewing maching.


HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

Observation of students' work.
Student feedback.
Question and answer session to check progress and level of understanding.
Encourage students to always ask if they are unsure.


EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

Optional.


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

A garment that you wish to alter dramatically.
Unpicker.
Notepad and pen.
Tailoring scissors (if possible).
Pins.
Tape measure.
Tailoring chalk.
Matching sewing thread.
Zip, butttons and trims will be available for purchase.


WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Other creative courses – see PACA website.

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