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Cape Town

BEGINNERS GARMENT CONSTRUCTION

Learn to basic garment construction. For those who can use a sewing machine already

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BEGINNERS GARMENT CONSTRUCTION
BEGINNERS GARMENT CONSTRUCTION

Time & Location

26 Mar 2024, 17:30 – 20:30

Cape Town, Studio 32 Palmer Rd, Muizenberg, Cape Town, 7950, South Africa

About the Event

NOTE:  ONLY FOR THOSE WHO KNOW THE BASICS OF USING A MACHINE, LAYING UP PATTERNS, GRAINLINES AND SEAM ALLOWANCES.  IF YOU ARE AN ABSOLUTE BEGINNER PLEASE REGISTER FOR A BASICS COURSE FIRST

In this Beginners sewing course you will learn the basic skills needed for simple garments In the first 6 classes.

In the remaing 4 classes of the 10 class option you will create a more advanced garment with darts, facings and a button stand.

Here is some of what you will learn, there is always more than I can write down here.

  • How to read patterns and choose the correct size for you
  • About seam allowances and a range of different seam finishes
  • How to insert zips, three ways
  • How to assemble basic garments like T shirts, trousers/shorts, a skirt, dress/shirt
  • Cut, fit and sew one intermediate garment of your choice - featuring darts, button stand, collar and cuff
  • Learn about facings, binding
  • Learn basic pattern adjustments
  • Get the benefit of my 35 years experience in sewing.  I have a wealth of tips and techniques

OPTION 1

  • 6 Classes of 3 hours each
  • Includes some materials, patterns and use of a studio machine.  One Open Studio slot for a prep or catch up session (t&cS apply)
  • R3000

OPTION 2

10 Classes of 3 hours each as part of Beginners Intensive, R5000 includes 2 Open Studio slots.

YOU WILL NEED:

FABRIC  - a budget of R400-R600.  To be discussed in class

Fabric Scissors, pins, marking chalk, your sewing tools, tape measure, pen.  Your machine if you have one or a studio machine

Tickets

  • BEGINNERS GARMENT CONSTRUCTION

    From R 3 000,00 to R 5 000,00
    • R 3 000,00
    • R 5 000,00

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