Sewing with Commercial Patterns – Adults Dress Course

Learn how to sew from a commercial pattern.

Even though a sewing pattern might be labelled “Easy” or “Quick” the pattern instructions can be intimidating, especially when you trying to figure out what all the hieroglyphics are on the various part of a pattern.

Now that you have completed course 1 and 2 successfully you are ready to create your own set of clothes using a pattern of your choice.

You will need to purchase a Simplicity/Burda/Newlook pattern that is labelled EASY or BEGINNERS or QUICK

COURSE ENTAILS WHERE TO BUY PATTERNS FROM
1. Reading the front of the pattern envelope
2. Reading the back of the pattern envelope
3. Taking accurate body measurements
4. Finding your correct pattern size
5. Types of fabric to buy
6. How much fabric to buy
7. To identify your correct pattern pieces
8. To trace pattern pieces according to your size
9. Learning key and glossary
10. To learn different layouts
11. Step by step instructions to follow patterns and put your project together
These patterns can be bought from:
ARTHUR BAYLES (Linden)
Hans (Oriental Plaza)
Chamdors
Fiona’s
Haby and Lace (Vereniging)

These are some of the examples of the patterns you can choose. Note that each pattern is labelled “EASY”

Sewing Machines and notions etc. are available in class
Fabrics and Scissors of your own choice need to be purchased.
Basic Sewing Kits sold in class for R300 inclusive of measuring tape, nippers, seam ripper, seam gauge, scissors, fusing, pins, pin cushion and dressmakers chalk.
We are stockists of BROTHER machines as well.

DURATION AND COST OF COURSE
Duration: The course consists of 15 hours (1 project only)
1 class = 1 hour

Cost of Course: R3000
Times that can be chosen:
Wed/Thurs: 9:30am-12:30pm
Saturdays: 9:00am-11:10am/11:10am-1:10pm

PAYMENTS TO BE MADE IN ADVANCE TO ENSURE BOOKING OF SPACE. CASH OR EFT ONLY
NO CASH DEPOSITS PLEASE

FATIMA
SEW AND GROW 0825687408/0114826542

BANK DETAILS:
FNB
ACC NAME: SEW and GROW
ACC NO.62728253733
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17 2nd Ave Melville
0825687408/0114826542
fatima@sewandgrow.co.za