Jacket Making - Cairngorms Learning Partnership

Jacket Making - Cairngorms Learning Partnership


3 Sep 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm 10 Sep 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm 17 Sep 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm 24 Sep 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm 1 Oct 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Course Details
This course will offer a comprehensive introduction to jacket making.
You will build confidence in making and sewing the jacket, alter a pattern to suit your size and prepare & sew your materials.

The aim of the course is to make you confident in making & sewing a jacket by:

- Understanding how to measure your body and altering a paper pattern to suit your body shape & size
- How to lay out & cut your pattern
- The importance of notches & tailor tacks
- Preparing your garment for sewing
- Understanding basic construction, including pressing techniques

The course will also cover using interfacing, setting in sleeves, lining, buttonholes & buttons

Notes will be supplied throughout the course & some homework may be required in order for you to complete the jacket.

What to bring
Jacket Pattern - patterns available from https://sewdirect.com/acatalog/Coats_.html
PAT tested Sewing Machine
Fabric, threads etc
Pen & Paper
A full equipment list is avialble, please email lexy.clp@btconnect.com

Kingussie High School

A good knowledge of basic sewing techniques.
A pre-course meeting with the tutor will be arranged about a month before the course to discuss your chosen pattern and suitable fabrics.

This is one of many courses provided by the Cairngorms Learning Partnership. For more information about our courses please visit our website https://www.clp-online.net/ or follow us on Facebook

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£165 (Learning Club Discounts Apply - visit https://goo.gl/JPzKnq)