Dressmaking | Introduction to Pattern Cutting - Skirts

Course Type: Adult leisure and hobby Campus: Broadwater Campus

Why this course?

Close up of pink fabric in a sewing machine

This course is aimed at intermediate sewists who want to learn the basic pattern cutting techniques, with the aim of creating their own simple (skirt) sewing patterns that fit their personal body shape.

Students will learn how to take accurate body measurements, draft a skirt block (or template), make fit adjustments to their personal body shape, and the pattern cutting techniques to create a simple sewing pattern for a skirt. By the end of the urse you will be able to draft a skirt block from your own measurements, identify and make simple fit adjustments and create a sewing pattern for a simple skirt design.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CL0379-1C 26 Jan 2021 Broadwater Tuesdays 6.30-9.00pm 6 weeks £95.00
CL0380-1C 15 Jun 2021 Broadwater Tuesdays 6.30-9.00pm 5 weeks £80.00

Course fees

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:

Fees for 6 week course starting June 2020:

  • Category A: £95.00 (full fee)
  • Category B: £47.50 (discounted fee)

Fees for 5 week course starting September 2020 and June 2021:

  • Category A: £80.00 (full fee)
  • Category B: £40.00 (discounted fee)

Fees for 6 week course starting January 2021:

  • Category A: £95.00 (full fee)
  • Category B: £47.50 (discounted fee)

Find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for this discount here.

Additional costs for this course

Additional materials may be required. A list will be supplied.

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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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