Dressmaking | Make Do and Mend
Why this course?
This course is designed for those who have a good grasp of basic sewing, sewing machine confidence and want to revive their current garments. You will learn how to adjust, fix and customise your existing garments and have more general sewing confidence.
Tutor: Rosie Carne
- Apply a decorative applique to cover a problem area such as a rip or stain
- Learn to replace a broken concealed zip and trouser fly
- Alter the fit
- Re-hem garments
- Take a pattern from your favourite garment to recreate at home
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. Find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for this discount here.
Students are required to bring large and small sharp fabric scissors, pins, tape measure and thread to every lesson, as well as scraps of fabric for samples and either pencils or tailor's chalk. Students are also encouraged to invest in a tracing wheel and should bring either tracing paper, brown paper or pattern paper.