Dressmaking | Children's Wear
Why this course?
This course is suitable for those who have a good grasp of basic sewing and know their way around a sewing machine.
Students will construct one or two children's garments such as nightwear, leggings, t-shirt, sweatshirt, jacket or a dress. You will learn professional finishes, how to sew using stretch fabrics and the overlocker, and how to insert elastic channels, snap fasteners or buttonholes to fasten garments.
By the end of the course you will be able to sew smaller items and have better sewing skills in general to make more garments for children at home.
Tutor: Rosie Carne
- Professional finishes
- Sewing using stretch fabrics and the overlocker
- Inserting elastic channels, snap fasteners or buttonholes to fasten garments
- Constructing a garment for a child such as nightwear, leggings, t-shirt, sweatshirt, jacket or a dress
Why the MET?
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (MET) was created from the merger of City College Brighton and Northbrook College. It draws on 150 years of heritage, history and experience. We operate across five campuses in Brighton, Shoreham and Worthing, and teach around 7,500 adult learners.
Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims. Whatever your chosen subject, we have the facilities to ensure you get the most out of your learning experience.
This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. This discounted fee is shown as category B below:
Category A: £113.00 (full fee)
Category B: £56.50 (discounted fee)
Students are required to bring large and small sharp fabric scissors, pins, tape measure and thread to every lesson. Students need to bring a pattern and suitable fabric/notions to start project in week one. Students should contact the tutor if in doubt.