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Improver’s Dressmaking

This 6 week course does not lead to a finished garment as it is designed to enable confident sewers to build up a portfolio of more advanced dressmaking methods that you can then refer to when sewing solo without tutor guidance in the years ahead!  

The techniques which are covered include:

  • Flat, Mandarin and 2-piece collars;
  • A variety of ways of making cuff openings and cuffs;
  • A variety of pocket construction methods including faced edged, welt and jetted pockets;

Pleat construction;

  • Making couture buttonholes and standard buttonholes;
  • Bindings and Pipings and their uses.