$660

Foundation Sewing Studio | Workshop (5 Days - 20 Hours, Melbourne Campus)

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Whitehouse Institute of Design

696 Bourke Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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The Whitehouse Institute Foundation Sewing workshop provides individuals with an introduction to the application and modification of patterns, together with techniques to embellish and construct a complete garment. The Foundation Sewing Workshop is aimed at those wishing to gain patternmaking and sewing skills or those with an interest in fashion.

The 5-day sewing workshop provides foundations to designing a garment for themselves using simple pattern modification techniques either by computer or manually. Then to be able to cut and make the garment using simple techniques that guarantee success.

Participants will have access to all the technical equipment required for use during the 5-day course.


During this workshop students will learn:

- Body measurement taking and pattern size adjustment

- Design development or selection

- Pattern interpretation and modification using either manual techniques or CAD (StyleCAD or Gerber AccuMark)

- Fabric selection, fabric properties and composition

- Fabric laying, pattern placement and cutting

- Garment construction techniques relevant to the design

- Garment finishing and pressing

- Trend Forecasting

Classes will commence at 10.00am and conclude at 3.00pm with a 1 hour lunch break

* Evening workshops will be subject to appropriate numbers

Information for VIC Teachers regarding professional development:

If you are a VIC High School Teacher this course contributes 20 hours registered professional development addressing standards 6.2.2 and 6.4.2 from the APST. You are able to register this through your VIT registration number.

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