Sewing 3: The Classic Shirt


22 hours




Brunswick Campus



Next Intake

To be determined


This is the perfect enrichment sewing class, ideal for students who have completed the Sewing 2 course (or equivalent). Enrol now to further develop your sewing skills, focusing on a range of more challenging garment techniques to create a classic shirt.Create a tailored calico toile for a perfect fit and sizing.

Course content

  • Learning how to make a classic shirt - women's or men's style, using commercial patterns
  • Completing a calico toile of a chosen design, to check sizing and fit
  • Alterations and modifications on calico toile to achieve personalised fit
  • Garment production using advanced construction techniques
  • Professional finishes such as buttonholes and pockets


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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This course is at an advanced Sewing 2 level. Sewing 2 or equivalent is a pre-requisite.

Materials supplied

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

Materials to bring

Pen, paper and/or laptop for note taking. Pattern, fabric (as indicated on back of the pattern envelope), matching thread, buttons, interfacing (may prefer to purchase after discussion with the tutor), sewing kit.

Suited to

Students who have completed Sewing 2 or equivalent and/or Sewing 3: the Chanel-style Jacket course.


On completition of this course, participants will have gained the confidence and expertise required to further develop their garment production abilitiesm focusing on personalised 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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