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Qualification name Non regulated Community Learning provision, Crafts, Creative Arts and Design
Qualification level X
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 18th January 2023
Cost £505.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

From Edward VII to James Bond, tailoring is a British tradition that dates back hundreds of years. Master the skills needed to produce beautifully tailored jackets for men and women. You will be able to build on your existing abilities in producing garments as you develop a deeper understanding of the cut and finish of a jacket. Acquire a wide range of tailoring techniques and learn how to work with specialist materials and canvases in creating the quintessential British garment. Achievement on the course /completion of the garment will depend on existing skills level. It is recommended that students have additional time that they can spend working outside the lesson, due to the labour intensive nature of the specialism .For this reason students will work on a half jacket ,but may be able to complete the full jacket depending on the pace of their progress .Intermediate level, experience of using patterns and constructing garments required. Good hand sewing skills not essential but would be an advantage.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

This is an Intermediate level course. Before you enrol, you should have achieved the following: -Draft a simple pattern for a skirt, bodice or trouser using a standard size block -Use a variety of pattern manipulation techniques - Adjust patterns using basic methods - Use pattern lays, balance marks, grainline and selvedge - Use sewing machinery accurately - Have constructed at least 3 garments to a good standard, including 1 top - Students must be able

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1. to manage a variety of tailoring materials appropriately including tailor canvas, chest canvas, undercollar canvas and silesia 2. to use a variety of professional tailoring techniques, including tailor tacks, pad stitching and basting 3. to apply proper techniques for setting on a collar, including padstitching, collar canvas and undercollar melton 4. to apply proper techniques for setting in a sleeve, including working with shoulder pads and sleeve heads 5. to cre

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New students will study basic tailoring techniques by producing a jacket sample. Returning students can negotiate their projects with the tutor depending on their previous experience. Teaching is both to the whole class and on an individual, one-to-one basis using demonstrations, discussion, examples, samples, hand-outs and other technical support material where appropriate.

Find out what material you will need.

- a basic sewing kit: fabric scissors, trimming scissors, dressmaker-s pins, tape measure, hand sewing needles, tracing wheel, unpicker, thimble, tailor-s chalk - paper scissors - notepad, pens, pencils, sharpener and eraser Also: - a li

You may want to enrol again to further develop and expand your skills. We also run a variety of specialist courses in tailoring and garment construction. Please consult the course guide or for further details. You might want to try one of the following: Ready to Wear Tailoring for Men and Women Tailoring Academy ( weekend Courses) Professional Clothes Making Costume Design & Making Want to go further? Our Access to Fashion Diploma course can be

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Name Morley College London Waterloo Centre
Address 61 Westminster Bridge Road
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