Dressmaking | Beginners and Improvers

Course Type: Adult leisure and hobby, Open to international students Campus: Central Brighton Campus

Why this course?

Develop your sewing skills and learn how to make your own clothes using a commercial pattern. To start, you will be taught how to thread up a sewing machine, and sew a variety of basic and more decorative seams.

The course will then take you through the whole process of making a garment, including adapting patterns to your shape; sewing darts, pleats and seams; inserting zips; stitching hems; and more.

Overlocking machines are also available for your use.

In addition to the cost fees, students will be required to purchase their own material, pattern and sewing sundries.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees
CL0061-1C 19 Sep 2022 Central Brighton Mondays 6.00pm - 8.30pm 20 weeks £405.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0686-1C 20 Sep 2022 Central Brighton Tuesdays 6.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £243.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0051-1C 21 Sep 2022 Central Brighton Wednesdays 6.00pm - 9.00pm 20 weeks £485.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0742-1C 22 Sep 2022 Central Brighton Thursdays 6:00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £243.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0689-1C 17 Jan 2023 Central Brighton Tuesdays 6.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £243.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0701-1C 19 Jan 2023 Central Brighton Thursdays 6.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £243.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0674-1C 17 Apr 2023 Central Brighton Mondays 6.00pm - 8.30pm 10 weeks £218.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0690-1C 18 Apr 2023 Central Brighton Tuesdays 6.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £243.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0707-1C 20 Apr 2023 Central Brighton Thursdays 6:00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £243.00 Enrol & Pay
  • student Views Dressmaking Student

    Loved the course.  A brilliant tutor and I hope to do another sewing course soon.  Thanks for the fabulous experience.

Course content

New to dressmaking, or just looking to improve?

Develop your sewing skills and learn how to make your own clothes using a commercial pattern. To start, you will be taught how to thread up a sewing machine, and sew a variety of basic and more decorative seams.

The course will then take you through the whole process of making a garment, including:

  • Adapting patterns to your shape
  • Sewing darts
  • Pleats
  • Seams
  • Inserting zips
  • Stitching hems

Overlocking machines are also available for your use.

Why the MET?

  • Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the MET’s virtual learning environment
  • High-quality learning resource centres providing library and computing facilities
  • Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
  • Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks

Course fees

Discounted fees

This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for this discount here.

International students

If you are an international student (you don't hold UK Settlement Status), different fees apply. Please click here to read more and find out how to apply.

Course fees

International students

If you are an international student (you don't hold UK Settlement Status), different fees apply. Please click here to read more and find out how to apply.

 

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Course costs

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Other ways to enrol

You can also enrol by calling 01273 667704 or in person at our Central Brighton or West Durrington Campuses.


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