Course Name

Learn how to make a dress

In brief

An intensive one-day intermediate course where you learn how to make a dress. 

Course summary

This popular one-day course will take you through how to make a dress of your own. It covers dress design, pattern-cutting or using a commercial pattern, and covers how to line and finish a full dress.

What you will learn on the course

  • How to take proper measurements 

  • How to make a block pattern for your dress

  • How to lay pattern on fabrics and sew

  • Practical short-cut and techniques

  • How to adapt commercial patterns to your requirements

  • Sewing and finishing techniques.

Who should attend

  • Young fashion students wanting to develop a comprehensive set of skills to make a wide range of clothes

  • Beginners and intermediate level clothes-makers wanting to up-skill and gain practical experience

  • Students looking to enter the fashion business

  • Enthusiast clothes-makers looking to learn latest techniques

  • Those looking to go into business making clothes on a full-time or part-time basis

Course Name

Learn how to make a dress



Course duration

5 hours

When does the course operate

The course most Friday afternoon from 2pm to 7pm

Course fee

The course costs £95 per person

Link to book online

'Learn how to make a dress' course

General information

  • Students can choose to bring their own sewing machine or choose to use one of our own

  • Materials and threads will be provided but students can bring their own as required

  • Students need to be familiar with how to use a sewing machine

  • Students must pre-book online

  • Fees are non-refundable although should students be unable to attend they should contact the school in advance and arrange to attend the course on a future date