Dress Designing and Tailoring

Basic Information

Course Objective

This course combines the opportunity to  practice the various sewing techniques at the beginning of each Class and simultaneously construct the garment with your own individuell pattern matching exactly with your body measurements.

In the beginner course we will concentrate of different variations of skirts, how to construct the pattern and how to stitch your chosen model.



-How to take the measurements for a skirt

-Construct the basic pattern of a skirt

Class 2

-Look at different types of skirts

-Adjust the basic pattern to the chosen model

-Intro to fabric, preparation and cutting


-Getting familiar with your sewing machine

-Practice for beginners

-Practice some key features of a skirt on a small      sample, like seam finishing, zipper, waistband.

Class 4

-Cut the skirt of your chosen fabric

-make all preparations like fusible interlining and lining fabric.

-Eventually different pockets which can be used for skirts like seam pockets or others.

Class 5

-working on constructing of  the skirt with all details, time depends on the knowledge and details.

Class 6

-Finishing the skirt

In each class we work on some special techniques in samples which we need for the skirt, partly it will be home practice.


Optional we will make a second type of skirt or we will construct a simple bodice/Top matching with your skirt, same sequence & structure like the skirt.

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Course Details

Teacher Stefanie Grumber
Day / Time choose one day -Saturday 2-5pm / Monday 6-9pm / Wednesday 3-6pm
Course Session Saturday / Monday / Wednesday 3 hours
Duration 12 weeks
Members Fee 1950
Non-Members Fee 25 % extra
Material Fee 200

Material Required

Material kit provided with sewing essentials - tape, chalk, needle kit, scissors trazing paper, rulers..etc
Please bring your own sewing machine and fabrics to work with.

Terms and Conditions

1. Pre-registration required for all classes and payments to be made in advance.
2. Students must attend classes they have registered and paid for.
3. Makeup classes provided and refunds issued only if art center cancels any lessons.

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