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Beginner Apparel Package

$710.00 Regular price
Unit price

Beginner Apparel Package 

This package of 8 lessons includes the Foundation Apparel - Casual Pants (4 lessons) and the Beginner Apparel - Everyday Top/Shift Dress (4 lessons).

Always wanted to make your own clothes? Join our Beginner Apparel Package to learn basic dressmaking and pattern alteration by creating a casual elastic drawstring pants and basic top/dress. No longer be daunted by the prospect of making your own clothes with the help of our instructors, ever-ready to provide you with the guidance you need. This class includes a field trip to Chinatown for students to purchase fabric for their projects.

Topics covered in the class include:

  • Taking individual body measurements
  • Pattern alteration and drafting
  • Introduction to fabrics used in apparel
  • Understanding seams, stitches and finishings that are commonly used on apparel
  • Sewing an elastic drawstring pants
  • Making a toile from a customised bodice block and evaluating fit
  • Designing a simple top/shift dress and drafting it from a bodice block
  • Attaching zippers, facings, waistbands, and pockets

At the end of the workshop, you will understand the whole process of making a garment and be able to sew a garment that is customised to your size.

Course Fee

  • $710 including all tools and some fabric
  • Pay $100 deposit upfront to confirm your place
  • We will email you the options available for you to transfer the remaining course fee

    Course Venue

    • Commonwealth studio: Tanglin Halt Industrial Estate, 115A Commonwealth Drive, #04-05, Singapore 149596

    Course Info

    • REGULAR classes: 3.5 hours x 8 sessions, held once a week over 8 weeks
    • EXPRESS classes: 7 hours x 4 sessions, held once a week over 4 weeks, or twice a week over 2 weeks

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