Fashion

Learn the practical skills and knowledge to construct fashion garments. You choose to make three items from the options below:

  1. Top, blouse, shirt or simple jacket a waistcoat and a skirt
  2. Top, blouse, shirt or simple jacket a waistcoat and a pair of trousers
  3. One piece dress, a waist slip and a waistcoat.

You will also complete design and research units as well as folder work to support your garments.

During the course you will:

  • measure and record body sizes accurately
  • recognise the characteristics of a range of fibres – natural and man-made and the basic fabrics made from them
  • prepare fabrics for cutting and stitching and make an accurate lay
  • handle fabrics correctly during cutting, stitching and pressing
  • select pattern styles to compliment a variety of figure shapes
  • adjust patterns as necessary
  • finish garments correctly
  • understand the care requirements for the garments made

Call IDC on 01527 584840 or Brenda (the Director) on 07966 497783

Please note, we no longer offer City & Guilds in Fashion.