FASHION COURSES DESCRIPTION

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Courses for 2016

RAGDOLL MAKING

Rag DollLearn to make ragdolls in four lessons.
You will learn:
– How to make the body and cloths.
– How to make different styles of hair.
– How to draw, paint and embroider the face.
The dolls are very decorative and a perfect gift for birthdays, baby showers or just to make a touch of fun in your room. The patterns are provided in class.
Request the booklet with the program for this course by e-mail.
Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS TEENAGER LESSONS

New teenagersThis course runs over five days during the school break. The student will learn how to use the sewing machine, layout and mark the fabric, cut and sew three projects: a rag doll or boxer short or PJ pants, also, an easy top and a beach bag. If you have done the course before, you will do an easy dress and skirt.
Request the booklet with the program for this course by e-mail.
Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

BEGINNERS DRESSMAKING

Dressmaking studentThis course has two levels:
Level 1.- For students who have never touched a sewing machine or has little sewing skills. You will learn how to use the sewing machine, overlocker, cut and sew 3 easy garments like PJ pants or boxer shorts, a skirt, a top. Also you will learn to read commercial patterns.
Level 2.- You will learn to sew: a top with sleeves, a skirt with zipper. Also, you will learn how to do the fitting for your body.
Request the booklet with the program for this course by e-mail.
Days , time and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page. Each level is done in 15 hours of tuition.

INTERMEDIATE DRESSMAKING

Intermediate dressmakingThis course has two levels:
Level 1.- You will learn sewing techniques that are found on two pieces collar shirts and trousers, that include: collars, cuffs, placket, yoke, pleats, set sleeves,fly front zipper, pockets,waistband.
Level 2.- Learn to fit semifitted and fitted dresses, unlined Jackets, V necklines , crossover dresses, invisible zippers and lining, asymmetrical styles.
Request the booklet with the program  for this course by e-mail.
Days, times and fees:please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

ADVANCED  DRESSMAKING

advance dressmaking studentIn this level we emphasize fitting. Learn to make unconstructed jackets with lining, strapless dresses with boning, facing all in one, to make perfect curves and corners, change necklines, and gaining patternmaking skills on the way.
Request the booklet with the program  for this course by e-mail.
Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

 

FIT FOR REAL PEOPLE

fit for real peopleLearn how to analyze your body and then learn to change the patterns to fit you. Fitting involves an anatomical study of the figure: width, depth, proportions, symmetry. Then, once the differences with the standard figure has been identified; we can then change the patterns using the correct fitting techniques.The techniques you are going to learn have to be applied every time you make a garment for yourself. We cover: skirt, dress, jacket and pants.Our tests are done in calico, prior the final construction.
Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

TAILORING

Italian Method.- Ximena

Learn Tailoring, the Italian method, collar and lapel, bound buttonholes, perfect set in sleeves, learn the secrets of the trade for jackets and coats, perfect fitting and perfect finishing. Nobody will believe you made it!
Request the booklet with the program for this course by e-mail.
Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

 

BRIDAL AND COUTURE

White dressLearn the ultimate sewing techniques from the world’s best designers. Learn to sew chiffon, underlining, godets, hidden support for dresses, secrets of lace; learn to make bridesmaid dresses , even your own wedding dress! We recommend 15 lessons for this course.
Request the booklet with the program  for this course by e-mail.
Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

 

BRA AND CORSETMAKING

student and her braLearn the techniques to make bras and corsets. Learn to clone your favourite bra or making one using commercial patterns. The order of sewing is the key of making bras. Perfect fitting and the finishing is exactly what you buy on the shop. Enrol in blocks of 5 lessons.
Request the booklet with the program for this course by e-mail.
Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

 

LINGERIE

Lingerie modelLearn the secrets of lingerie: it is very easy and enjoyable to make them. Learn cami-bra, teddies, bodysuits, G-string, slips, camisoles, body shapers, silk boxer shorts, French bikinis, lingerie sets. Make unique garments for yourself or start a business label. We recommend 7 to 10 lessons.
Request the booklet with the program for this course by e-mail.
Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

 

STRETCHWEAR AND SWIMWEAR

Model in swimwearIn this course you will learn: gymwear, leotards, dancingwear, sportwear, zippered jackets and yes! Swimwear too!! Bikinis and one piece. Learn to assess the stretch of the fabric,how to apply elastics, with your overlocker and domestic sewing machine. We recommend 7 to 10 lessons.
Request the booklet with the program for this course by e-mail.
Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

PATTERNMAKING FOR FASHION DESIGN COURSES

Mini dummies

Method Madame Vionnett

Level I

Patternmaking level 1In this course the student will develop the main skills in patternmaking : analysing the design. You will make your blocks: skirt, bodice and sleeve. After that, you will learn the patternmaking techniques, and you will make patterns from magazines, internet, shops windows, or your own inspiration, with perfect fitting. Make skirts, tops , stretch t-shirts.
Request the booklet with the program for this course by e-mail. Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

Level II

Class in progressIn this level you are a “little expert” in Patternmaking, but there is more to learn: empire line, halter neck, one shoulder dresses, strapless, also tailoring: jackets with lining, collar and lapel, roll collars, make your dress, jacket and pants blocks. Learn to make patterns for stretch fabric too. Open your own studio made to measure.
Request the booklet with the program for this course by e-mail.
Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

TRAINING PROGRAM: CLOTHING ALTERATIONS

Alterations program

This CLOTHING ALTERATION TRAINING COURSE at The Sewing Workshop™, is the only course in Brisbane that trains students who wish to embark on a career in clothing alterations. Established in 2005 by Ana Fataccioli, “Alter to Fit ©”, operates successfully at Mt Gravatt, just around the corner from our new premises at Gowrie street.
In the past 9 years, Ana has refined even more her alteration techniques, tricks of the trade, and other aspects related to managing a clothing alteration business. So, in her usual attitude to pass all her knowledge, Ana has developed this training program in four levels, where the student learn to do alterations to an industry standard, in the right progression and in the right order.
Request the booklet with the program for this course. Just send us an e-mail, and will we send you the program for each level.
Course duration: one to two block of five lessons per level. (The student should have basic knowledge of sewing before entering in this program).
Days, times and fees: please see Timetable link at the top of the page.

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Phone: 3219 1447
E-mail: sewingworkshop@optusnet.com.au
Address: 1/9 Gowrie St, Mt Gravatt Central