Garment Construction Techniques - (Eve)

Garment Construction Techniques-A Beginners Guide to Sewing - Part 4

  • Starts 31 Aug
  • 80 British pounds
  • Cambria Costume House

Service Description

This is a three week, one evening a week, course designed for the complete novice, new to sewing. This evening course is the same as the 6 week Garment Construction Techniques course but it has been broken down into four, three week evening sessions. Starting at the very beginning of your sewing journey, this valuable course will cover all sewing machine basics, including how to thread the sewing machine, learning about the various stitches and their uses and general care and maintenance of the machine. You will create a range of stitching samples to help boost your confidence with using a sewing machine, then move onto small projects to enhance your skills further. The projects include collars, waistbands, pockets and how to set in sleeves, with techniques for ladieswear and menswear being taught. Part 4 This session is all about pockets!! You will be shown how to construct a basic patch pocket and a patch pocket with a flap.  Then we will move  on to In Seam pockets, a curved inset pocket and a curved inset pocket with a coin pocket, very popular on jeans!  And finally the welt pocket, the jetted pocket and the jetted pocket with flap.  These pockets are used mainly in tailoring and give a high end, professional finish to any garment.In the final session you will learn the appropriate use of understanding and manipulating fabrics. You will be provided with three different weights of fabric, organza, satin and denim and using appropriate fashion detailing to achieve the correct finish. In this session you will start to understand how to handle fabrics and which finishes work best on each type of garment. What to bring Notebook A4 folder with dividers and envelopes to keep your work All fabrics, equipment and machinery are provided along with tea, coffee and refreshments. Please note :- All workshops are held on the second floor with access via the stairs Hand sanitiser will be provided throughout

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Contact Details

  • 43-47 High Street, Mold, UK