Sewing 4: Couture Techniques

Duration

0 hours

Mode

Face-to-face

Location

Brunswick Campus

Cost

$990

Next Intake

To be determined

Overview

Take your sewing skills to the next level and expand your garment production abilities. Following on from the Chanel-style Jacket and/or the Classic White Shirt, Sewing 4: Couture Techniques will take you through more complex garment refinement. Using the commercial jacket pattern of your choice, you will develop the appropriate tailoring techniques to produce a professionally finished garment, focussing on a personalised fit.

Course content

  • Learning the tailoring techniques required to complete a fully structured, tailored jacket.
  • Use of interlinings
  • Creating, and supporting shapes and design details such as the jetted pocket, the tailored collar, the tailored sleeve, jacket lining and button-holes.
  • Learning the advantages of working with a mannequin.
  • Completing samples to practice detailed construction techniques prior to incorporating them into the final garment e.g. welted pockets, button-holes.

Timetable

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

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Prerequisites

Students who have completed Sewing 3 courses: the Chanel-Style Jacket and/or the Classic White Shirt or have equivalent experience.

Materials supplied

Calico for toile (sample garment) provided. Patternmaking paper for alterations. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

Students must bring all necessary fabric, patterns, thread, accessories, zips, sewing kit in order to fulfil their own project..

Suited to

Students who have completed Sewing 3 courses: the Chanel-Style Jacket and/or the Classic White Shirt. A 10% discount is available for all students who have completed Sewing 3 level at RMIT. Please ensure that you enter this note at the checkout.

Outcome

On completion of this course, participants will have gained the confidence and expertise required to further develop their garment production abilities, focusing on personalized fit, advanced construction techniques and professional finishes.

Upon finishing the course you will receive a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

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