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Dressmaking | Beginners and Improvers

COURSE OVERVIEW

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 course fees, students will be required to purchase their own material, pattern and sewing sundries.

This course runs on a Monday evening 1800-2030

FURTHER INFORMATION

Any adult is eligible to join this course

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Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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