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Fashion and Arts

Fashion Design

On completion of the 15 week programme of Fashion Design participants will gained an overview of the techniques required to design and create their own garment. Participants will have the opportunity to develop new skills on hand and machine embellishment techniques while developing understanding of design development through visual and taught examples

Unit 1- Health and Safety, Materials –design, selection and use, Sewing machine demonstration.  and use, patterns, pinning and sewing.

Unit 2- Fitting demonstrations and practical.  Garment creation.

Unit 3- Hemming and zips, demonstrations and practical. Garment creation ongoing.

Unit 4- Hand sewing detailing, sewing machine detailing, button detailing and top stitching, demonstrations and practical.  Garment creation ongoing.

Unit 5 – Finishing techniques. 

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in learning about Fashion design and the practical methods used to create garments. Participants do not have to achieved any level of skill previously to partake in this course.