Course Description

Course Description
Join our professional tutor in our fully equipped dressmaking studio for a 2-day sewing course over 2 weeks.
Learn how to create your own made to measure pattern & jersey top with the overlockers. All whilst learning some basic maths to build up your confidence.

If you are aged 19 and over and do not have Maths level 2 or equivalent, you can access free courses through Multiply to build your confidence with numbers and learn a new skill in our professional studios.

All resources are provided and that includes the fabric!
You will the leave the course with your personally designed, made to measure top!
All resources are included and that includes the fabric!
Prosp Description
Learners will:
• Leave the course with one individually designed top and made to measure pattern.
• Learn how to measure correctly and accurately.
• Use division to use and transfer those measurements correctly onto paper.
• Use addition to add the correct seam allowances where required.
• Design their own top, using subtraction or addition to allow for ‘use-ease’ and double-check their pattern using multiplication.
• Cut out their top from supplied fabrics, using addition to work out fabric needs.
• Sew the top using overlockers
Prosp Learn
No experience necessary. Your tutor will guide you step by step through the process of designing your top, cutting your pattern and then making the top. Overlocker instruction will be given where required. Prosp Suitable
All tools and resources are provided for learner use.

Prosp Anything Else
No Prosp Additional Costs
Your tutor can talk to you about other subject related course available.

Medway Adult Education works with many partners locally such as UCA and the University of Kent; information about their courses can be found in our studios, café and on Moodle. Medway has an exciting and wide-range of events, exhibitions and activities to inspire and help you make further progress - please see the community noticeboards in the Rochester centre and again on Moodle. Your tutor will be able to talk through with you and your individual progression options.
If you wish to explore your learning, work or career options, you can speak to a fully trained careers advisor on 0800 100 900. https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
If you need further advice please telephone 01634 338400.
Prosp After
Single session-
This is one session course- please attend for the duration of the lesson. If you enrol and then cannot attend, please inform us as soon as possible so that your place can be given to someone else.
Prosp Attendance
Students will be encouraged to have a browse on the internet for designs jersey tops. They may choose to apply those new ideas to their designs, or to try and make another in the future with those ideas. Prosp Ictskills
Health and Safety Disclaimer
By participating in the live class you accept that you understand that sewing involves potentially hazardous tools and equipment and that such activity carries the risk of injury. You understand that it is your responsibility to judge your motor skills and physical ability.
It is your responsibility to ensure that by participating in classes and activities from Medway Adult Education, you will not exceed your limits while performing such activity, and you will select the appropriate level of task for your skills and abilities.
You understand that this is a practical activity and you will need to be suitably dressed, you will need protect your work surface and be mindful of the correct Health & Safety processes when working with sewing equipment. MAE is not responsible for damage to items in your house / home or person.
The creators, owners and distributors of this site and the material available MAE are not responsible for any injuries you may experience as a result of your use of this site and the material contained here on. By remaining on this site and/or accessing and / or using any material, you are accepting that you have read, understood and agreed to follow these basic instructions.
Prosp Health
5.50 hrs per session
2 session(s)