This course will cover all of the basic skills you will need to create patterns which will enable you to make clothes which are made to measure
No - this is a non-accredited course.
The course is for 6 weeks consisting of 12 guided learning hours. Please check the BAES web site www.learnbaes.ac.uk learning directory or visit or telephone adult learning centres for details.
This course is for anyone who wants to make their own patterns to create simple garments.
You won’t need experience of pattern drafting for this course. However, because the course involves taking notes and measurements you will need to have basic levels of English and maths. You will have a short initial assessment at the start of the course to ensure that it is suitable for you. You will need some experience of making clothes.
This course could lead to short courses in other sewing techniques at Beginners Level.
To ensure that you gain maximum benefit from your course you will need to attend all sessions, be punctual, and bring the correct materials to each session.
Dot and cross paper for making patterns is available at an average cost of 40p per metre from the centre; alternatively, you can provide your own. It will cost an average of £15.00 for all your start up resources to study this course.
Further information will be provided by your tutor at enrolment.
You will need to provide:
For the first week, you will need to bring a folder, pen and a tape measure.