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This is a 1-year course leading to a City & Guilds Level 2 Design & Craft qualification: 7716-32 Fashion wear

You will study:

Term 1

Skills for Garment Making

You will learn how to use a sewing machine as you develop your skills in a variety of techniques and processes used for making clothes such as seam types and hems, fastenings including zips and buttonholes, shaping using darts and gathers, pockets, facings, collars and cuffs and waistbands. You will learn about choosing and using appropriate fabrics and how to utilise the elements of design such as colour, line and shape when selecting and adapting the garments you will make.

Terms 2 & 3

Garment Making

There are 3 making projects during these terms which will enable you to put the skills you have learnt into practice - you can choose to make the clothes for adults or children.

i. A blouse or shirt
ii. A skirt or trousers
iii. A waistcoat

You will be fully supported in selecting patterns and fabrics for your projects. You will learn how to use patterns and adapt them for a personal fit and you will be shown how to apply design principles as you customise and embellish the clothing that you make.


Dates 2016-2017
2nd, 16th & 30th September6th & 20th January5th & 19th May
14th October3rd &17th February2nd, 16th, 30th June
4th & 18th November
3rd, 17th & 31st March14th July
2nd & 16th December21st April
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