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Creative Industries

A career in the Creative Industries is incredibly rewarding, as you share your creativity with those around you. There is a wide range of fields that you can specialise in including sculpture, drawing, painting, jewellery, design, music, floristry, film and photography. TAFE offers courses which are run by practising artists, designers and craftspeople with excellent studios and facilities.

 

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EAB80 AutoCAD for Interior Designers and Decorators Skill Set
Skill set On campus
Perth
AutoCAD, Interior, Design, decoration, styling, home design, architecture, drafting,

Turn a sketch into a working drawing

If you have basic computer skills and a creative flair for design and decoration this skill set will equip you with AutoCAD skills needed for documentation of your designs.

AutoCAD is an essential tool for interior designers, whether you are designing your own home and interiors or seeking a pathway to employment, it is software used in almost all architectural and interior design companies.

North Metropolitan TAFE offers you the opportunity for further study in Interior Design with our MSF40218 BEC5 Diploma of Interior Design

EAB09 Building an Online Business Profile Skill Set
Skill set On campus
Perth
social, media, presence, copyright, the socials, SM, tools, Instagram, facebook, twitter, hootsuite, arts, games, digital, media, interactive,

Starting your career in screen and media or the arts? Or an ‘old hand’ looking to upskill?

This course will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Learn about copyright, permissions and unauthorised use of original works
  • Explore and test social media tools and applications
  • Get your hands dirty with blogs and vlogs
  • Develop and maintain an online profile for your business

Upon successful completion you will have an online profile that is up and running, adheres to copyright laws and is ready for professional use in industry.

 

EAB81 Business Planning for Creative Industry Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
Perth
Creative Industries, self-employed, self, employed, small, business, plan, create, successful, profitable, design, creative thinking, big picture, daily tasks, practical,

"Failing to plan is planning to fail"

If you are involved in the Creative Industries, are self-employed or involved in a small business you need to create a business plan to give yourself the best chance at being a success story.
This skill set covers the essentials required to create a successful, profitable business and is designed for creative thinking people.

From big picture thinking through to your daily tasks, your resulting business plan will be relevant, effective and practical, designed to meet your specific needs.

EAC23 Ceramics - Glazing Skill Set
Skill set On campus
Perth
Ceramics, glazing, visual arts, potter, pottery, artist, ceramics studio, kiln, throwing, art teacher, clay, fine art,

Cover glazing techniques

Whether you are a ceramicist or potter looking to explore and experiment, or an art teacher/technician wanting to complete some professional development in a ceramics studio environment, this skill set will extend the scope of your current techniques and help you ensure safe creative practice.

NMT is the only higher learning institution with formal qualifications in ceramics in WA. We have dedicated facilities and world-renowned ceramicists as lecturers.

This specialist glazing skill set covers the science and technology of glazing pottery, porcelain and ceramics as well as the various techniques that can be employed.

EAC22 Ceramics - Kiln Management Skill Set
Skill set On campus
Perth
Ceramics, glazing, visual arts, potter, pottery, artist, ceramics studio, kiln, throwing, art teacher, clay, fine art,

Learn the art of kiln management, firing and Raku

Whether you are a ceramicist or potter looking to explore and experiment, or an art teacher/technician wanting to complete some professional development in a ceramics studio environment, this skill set will extend the scope of your current techniques and help you ensure safe creative practice.

NMT is the only higher learning institution with formal qualifications in ceramics in WA. We have dedicated facilities and world-renowned ceramicists as lecturers

You will cover the safety aspects and management of using a kiln, as well as firing and Raku training.

EAC24 Ceramics - Refine Ceramics Making Skill Set
Skill set On campus
Perth
Ceramics, glazing, visual arts, potter, pottery, artist, ceramics studio, kiln, throwing, art teacher, clay, fine art,

Develop the range and breadth of your ceramics techniques and treatments

Whether you are a ceramicist or potter looking to explore and experiment, or an art teacher/technician wanting to complete some professional development in a ceramics studio environment, this skill set will extend the scope of your current techniques and help you ensure safe creative practice.

NMT is the only higher learning institution with formal qualifications in ceramics in WA. We have dedicated facilities and world-renowned ceramicists as lecturers

This skill set will take your ceramics skills to the next level. You'll have the opportunity to refine throwing, moulding and casting techniques and be introduced to making large ceramic art works.

SC-PVA-V0280 Ceramics - Wheelwork
Short course On campus
Perth
ceramics, wheelwork, pottery, clay

Try your hand at Wheelwork

We have one of the top ceramics facilities in Australia, so what better place to learn to throw a pot! This hands-on class has an emphasis on the throwing techniques on the potter’s wheel, turning and joining clay forms.
This class is aimed at the total beginner as well as those returning to clay wishing to regain their clay confidence. You will be encouraged to think outside the circle and try altering their forms, and some surface decoration with slip or oxide decoration
Basic glazing techniques will be covered depending on the progress of the class.

There are no prerequisites for this class.

Dress requirements
•    You'll need to wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
•    Long hair must be tied back and any long accessories must be removed when working on the machines
•    We recommend you wear old clothing or an apron to protect your clothing

For this course, you will need to bring:
•    Old towel or apron
•    Own wheelwork tools (optional)

What is provided
Clay will be supplied for projects undertaken in the course.  Any projects/items outside of this short course content will not be fired and the lecturer has the right to reject work that is outside the course scope or mass produced.

Please note that there has been an update to the materials provided in ceramics short courses. There will be up to 2 bags of clay supplied to students for projects undertaken in the course. 

Please let us know if you are left-handed so we can provide you with a suitable ceramics wheel for the course.

SC-PVA-V1011 Ceramics - Wheelwork and Explore
Short course On campus
Perth
ceramics, wheelwork, pottery, throwing, clay

Enjoy a smorgasbord of ceramics techniques

This course covers a range of ceramic techniques and is aimed at beginner to intermediate students. The techniques taught in class may include wheel-throwing, sculpting, hand-building, texturing and decorative techniques, slab-building, coil-building and glazing.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Requirements

  • You must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes

For this course, you will need to bring:

  • Old towel or apron
  • Any objects you like to use to texture clay e.g. shells, lace, stamps (optional)
  • Own wheelwork tools (optional)

What is provided
Clay will be supplied for projects undertaken in the course. Any projects/items outside of this short course content will not be fired and the lecturer has the right to reject work that is outside the scope or mass produced.

Please note that there has been an update to the materials provided in ceramics short courses. There will be up to 2 bags of clay supplied to students for projects undertaken in the course. 

Please let us know if you are left-handed so we can provide you with a suitable ceramics wheel for the course.

 

SC-PAG-C2637 Children's Art 7-15 year olds (9.30-11.30am)
Short course On campus
Perth
SC-PAG-C2637, TAFE, Short course, children, art, painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics,

North Metropolitan TAFE's popular art classes for children are held at our art building at 12 Aberdeen St in Perth.

This six week course run on Saturdays is specially designed for children between the ages of 7 and 10 years who want to extend their skills in art through a range of traditional and experimental approaches.  The classes are taught by qualified and experienced art lecturers and the class size is limited to 12 to maximise the tuition.

This course provides a range of activities ranging across painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics as well as experiments in perspective and compostion and reference is made to artists and art movements.  The course includes visits where appropriate, to North Metropolitan TAFE's Art Gallery to talk about contemporary art and incorporate it into the children's creative work.

The purpose built art studios are centrally located and accessible via the CAT bus link and within easy walking distance from the Perth train station.

For further information contact us on 9427 1318 or via email at: gallery@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

SC-PAG-C2638 Children's Art 7-15 yrs old (2:30pm-4:30pm)
Short course On campus
Perth
SC-PAG-C2638, TAFE, short course, children, art, painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics, creative,

North Metropolitan TAFE's popular art classes for children are held at our art building at 12 Aberdeen St in Perth.

This six week course run on Saturdays is specially designed for children between the ages of 7 and 10 years who want to extend their skills in art through a range of traditional and experimental approaches.  The classes are taught by qualified and experienced art lecturers and the class size is limited to 12 to maximise the tuition.

This course provides a range of activities ranging across painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics as well as experiments in perspective and composition and reference is made to artists and art movements.  The course includes visits where appropriate, to North Metropolitan TAFE's Art Gallery to talk about contemporary art and incorporate it into the children's creative work.

The purpose built art studios are centrally located and accessible via the CAT bus link and within easy walking distance from the Perth train station.

SC-PAG-V1365 Children's Art 9-15 yrs old (12:00pm-2:00pm)
Short course On campus
Perth
SC-PAG-V1365, TAFE, short course, children, art, painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics, creative

These popular art classes for children are held at North Metropolitan TAFE's art building at 12 Aberdeen St in Perth.  The purpose built art studios are centrally located and accessible via the CAT bus link and within easy walking distance from the Perth train station.

This six week course on Saturdays is specially designed for children between the ages of 9 and 15 who want to extend their skills in art through a range of traditional and experimental approaches.  The classes are taught by qualified and experienced art lecturers. Class size is limited to 12 to maximise the tuition and is split into two groups, one for 9-11 year olds and the other for 12-15 year olds.

This course provides a range of activities ranging across painting, drawing, collage, print, sculpture, ceramics as well as experiments in perspective and compostion and reference is made to artists and art movements.  The course includes visits where appropriate, to North Metropolitan TAFE's Art Gallery to talk about contemporary art and incorporate it into the children's creative work.

EAB65 Digital Distribution for the Music Industry Skill Set
Skill set On campus
Leederville
music, digital, distribution, music industry, performer, musician, artist,

Gain the skills to market and distribute your music to a wider audience

Whether you are a graduate of North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business), a music manager, a self managed artist or a hobby musician, this skill set will help you access a wider audience for your music. Knowledge and skills gained will contextualise the distribution aspect of the music industry with a broader market building framework.

Gain these skills
  • Manage the distribution of music in both physical and digital formats
  • Manage distribution of products associated with the music
  • Design marketing campaigns 
  • Implement campaigns 
  • Analyse success of a campaign
SC-PVA-V0262 Drawing from scratch
Short course On campus
Perth
drawing, pencil, art, visual art, still life

An introduction to drawing

This course is an introduction to basic approaches and materials used in drawing. It is intended to give beginners a foundation to work from, as well as a refresher course for those who already have some skills and experience. The aim is help you develop your drawing skills, hand-eye co-ordination and exploration of your own creativity. You'll be introduced to exercises in still-life (objects), linear perspective, portraits, expression and life-drawing (nude or draped model). The range of materials includes pencils, graphite, charcoal, ink and papers.

Gain these skills
  • Observation of shape and form, proportions, tone, light and shade
  • Understanding of structure via linear perspective
  • Different approaches to drawing

You will be supplied with basic materials for drawing (paper, charcoal, ink, pencils, and erasers) during the class.  You are welcome to bring along any further drawing materials that you already have and would like to explore in the class.

Dress requirements

  • You must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes

 

SC-PIN-V1413 InDesign Introduction Short Course
Short course On campus
Perth
Photoshop, graphics, graphics software, Adobe, page layouts, marketing materials, digital communications, publications, create documents, CS, Creative, Suite, Cloud, CC,

Bring together text and graphics with InDesign - the industry-standard publishing software

Learn the skills you need to develop and design creative promotional material such as flyers, posters and brochures with this introductory InDesign course.

You'll cover the basics such as:

  • Creating documents
  • Presets
  • Styles
  • Swatches
  • Packaging
  • Printing

You'll also go over master pages, templates, document management, workflow, tables, interfacing with spreadsheets, forms and interactive buttons amongst other InDesign essentials.

You will need to bring along a thumb drive (2GB will be fine) for this course.

SC-PJE-V0239 Jewellery Beginner
Short course On campus
Perth
silver, jewellery

Make your own silver jewellery

If you've always wanted to make silver jewellery then this is the course for you. This course will give you the skills to make simple silver and metal jewellery using a range of techniques and allow you to begin to develop your own ideas about design and style. The wonderful bonus is you get to take home two or more sterling silver pieces and the cost includes all your materials.

There are no skill or experience requirements for this beginners course and it runs over six sessions.

During this course you will learn how to:

  • Create a hammered leaf pendant
  • Create a domed bangle
  • Learn to solder and create a simple ring
  • Make an anticlastic ring
  • Create a piece of silver jewellery from a selection of styles e.g. ring, cuff, earrings

Dress requirements
You must:

  • Wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
  • Wear clothing that covers legs e.g. jeans
  • Tie back long hair
  • Apron or smock

 

SC-PJE-V0321 Jewellery Intermediate
Short course On campus
Perth
soldering, Jewellery Beginner course, Spiral, chain, mail, bracelets, bezel, stones, set, pendants, rings, silver, forged, bangles, Russian, wedding, anticlastic, SC-PJE-V0239

Extend your jewellery making skills

This course builds on skills and techniques in jewellery making such as soldering and is perfect for those who have completed the Jewellery Beginner course or have previous skills in jewellery making.

Gain these skills

During this course you will learn how to create:

  • Spiral chain
  • Chain mail bracelet
  • A bezel stone set pendant or ring
  • A silver forged bangle
  • A Russian wedding ring
  • An anticlastic bangle

Dress requirements

  • Participants must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
  • Clothing that covers legs e.g. jeans
  • Long hair must be tied back
  • You will need to bring an apron or smock

 

SC-PJE-V0322 Jewellery advanced studio
Short course On campus
Perth
Basic, jewellery, techniques, Casting, Stones settings, Decorating, metal, surfaces, Chains, handmade, hooks, catches, silver, jewellery, making, Silver Jewellery Beginner, Silver Jewellery Intermediate, SC-PJE-V0239, SC-PJE-V0321, SC-PJE-V0322, soldering

Develop your own projects in our facilities

Jewellery Advanced Studio is great for participants who have completed Silver Jewellery Beginner course, or experienced practitioners of silver and metal jewellery making. 

Depending on your skills you will have the choice to participate in structured classes or work on your own projects under the supervision of an experienced jewellery tutor.

Gain these skills

Topics covered in the course may include:

  • Basic jewellery techniques
  • Casting
  • Stone setting
  • Decorating metal surfaces
  • Chains with handmade hooks
  • Hooks & catches


Dress Requirements

  • Participants must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
  • Long hair must be tied back and any long accessories must be removed when working on the machines

You will need to bring your own metals and materials.

SC-PPH-V0834 Lightroom for Photography
Short course On campus
Perth
lightroom, photography, Adobe, retouching, photos, darkroom, WW000000, G000000, G000009, photo, image, digital,

Take your photos to a new level

This course will teach you how to use Lightroom, from basic techniques through to more advanced applications (such as portrait retouching). Moving beyond just taking photographs, this course will help you develop your body of work and lead you down the path to getting the work shown to a wider audience.
This is a practical course - you will have access to a computer in the classroom to use the techniques and methods as they are explained and demonstrated by the lecturer.
 

Course outline

Topics covered in this course include:   

  • Find your way around Lightroom
  • Manage and organise your photos into a useful library
  • Basic corrections and fixing problems
  • Add creative enhancements
  • Get the most out of your images
  • Retouching and enhancing techniques
  • Create and export digital files for a range of uses (such as web, print, social media, sharing with friends, etc.)
  • Create printed books – direct from Lightroom
  • Create your own website – direct from Lightroom
  • Create slideshows and slideshow videos – direct from Lightroom
  • Print your images


You will need to bring:

  • USB with images
  • Pen and notepad

 

SC-PVA-V0263 Painting from scratch
Short course On campus
Perth
Art, painting, drawing, beginner, life model, still, short courses, workshop, workshops, pencil, charcoal, TAFE04, WW000000, G000000, G000001

Explore the way paint can achieve different effects

This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of painting. You will learn the correct procedure for colour mixing and paint application. Each participant will be taken through a series of exercises to help them acquire the skills for painting. The course will conclude with the production of a still life painting.

Gain these skills

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Colour, colour mixing and matching
  • The expressive potential of colour
  • Black and white still life - familiarising yourself with basic paint application and manipulation
  • Paint a masterpiece - exercise in colour and composition
  • Still life painting


Dress requirements

  • Participants must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes

You will need to bring

  • Apron or oversized shirt
  • Own brushes (optional)
EAB78 Photography - Black and White Darkroom Skill Set
Skill set On campus
Perth
Photo, photographer, photoimaging, B&W, black, white, monochrome, darkroom, cyanotype,film, camera, negative,

Let's get creatively traditional in black and white

You'll need a film camera and an interest in producing traditional B&W prints to get the most of this skill set. Learn with lecturers who are experienced photographers and develop your skills in our functional teaching darkroom.

Gain these skills:

  • Film processing
  • printing from negatives

 

SC-PPH-V0745 Photography Stage 1
Short course On campus
Perth
photography, photos, images, pictures, selfies, landscapes, portrait, TAFE04, WW000000, G000000, G000009,

Get the most out of your digital camera

Learn the fundamentals of using a DSLR (digital single lens reflex) camera with this short course that demonstrates the advantages of using a DSLR in manual mode thus harnessing the creative potential of the camera.

The course is a blend of:

  •     Helpful theory in easy to understand formats.
  •     Clear demonstrations of how to put the theory into practice.
  •     Practical activities, including a shoot on location.
  •     Ample opportunities for questions and further clarification.
  •     Lecturers who are keen to assist you with taking your photography to the next level.
Course outline

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Getting to know your DSLR camera and how they work
  • History of photography
  • How to control the camera using manual modes
  • Shutter speed, aperture & ISO controls, focusing, light meter
  • Understanding exposure
  • Choosing the right lens for the job
  • How to best use light: ambient and flash
  • Qualities of light, composition, when to shoot
  • Photographing your family, friends, babies and toddlers
  • Shooting flowers and other close-ups
  • Portraiture made easy
  • Travel photography, landscapes, cityscapes and other scapes
  • File formats – convenience versus quality
  • Making the most of your photos - sharing, printing, books and the wall
  • How to choose imaging software and the digital workflow
  • Constructive feedback – student image reviews

 

You will need to bring

 

  • Your DSLR camera or digital compact camera with manual shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls
  • Pen & notepad
SC-PPH-V0746 Photography Stage 2
Short course On campus
Perth
photography, photos, images, pictures, selfies, landscapes, portrait, TAFE04, WW000000, G000000, G000009

Expand your photography skills

Follows on from the Photography Stage 1 course and allows photographers to take their photography to the next level.

This course provides students with skills that allow them to develop their personal vision as well as introducing more specialized areas such as artificial lighting, close-up photography and Lightroom.  Moving beyond just taking photographs, this course will help the photographer develop their body of work and lead them down the path to getting their work shown to a wider audience.

Course outline

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Studio lighting
  • Portraiture
  • Product
  • Lightroom
  • Lighting on location
  • Event photography
  • Shooting in dark
  • Panoramas & HDR
  • Painting with light and light graffiti
  • Off-camera flash – on location
  • Macro photography in the studio
  • The digital darkroom at home
  • Constructive feedback – student image reviews

You will need to bring:

  • Your DSLR camera or digital compact camera with manual shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls
  •  Pen and notepad
  • You must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
SC-PPH-V0387 Photoshop Introduction (Photographer)
Short course On campus
Perth
TAFE04, Photoshop, graphics, graphics software, Adobe, WW000000,G000000,G000009, photography, photo,

As a photographer, do you want to learn Photoshop fundamentals?

In this five week introductory course you will be taken from the ground up to develop a sound understanding of the photography related principles that are used in Photoshop.

You will be guided through a workflow from digital capture to the production of photographic quality prints and social media content.
This course is taught on Apple computers using industry standard colour managed monitors. Basic instruction in the use of a Mac computer is included in the course. Use of the Adobe Photoshop program is virtually identical on a Mac or PC platform.

Course outline

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Adobe bridge and Photoshop
  • Photoshop non-destructive workflow options
  • Photoshop tools and menus
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Layer masking
  • Smart objects and filters
  • Image types, cropping and resizing for various uses
  • Create and adjust text
  • Use layers, layer effects and filters
  • Use toning tools to adjust images
  • Composite images - adding and blending multiple images
  • Image restoration tools and techniques

You will need to bring:

  • USB (16Gb plus)
  •  Notebook & pen
EAB05 Planning for a Micro Business Skill Set
Skill set On campus
Perth
business, plan, arts, games, digital, media, interactive, business analysis, business idea, evaluate,

Starting your career in screen and media or the arts? Or an ‘old hand’ looking to upskill?

This course will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Analyse business information and opportunities
  • Consider digital technologies
  • Explore finance, taxation, insurance, regulations, compliance and risk minimisation
  • Develop an arts business idea
  • Evaluate an arts business idea
  • Prepare a business overview document for stakeholders, such as a business plan
  • Seek feedback from industry stakeholders for review

Upon successful completion you will have a business overview document based on your specific business idea that has received feedback and is ready for professional use in industry.

EAB79 Project Management for Interior Designers and Decorators Skill Set
Skill set On campus
Perth
Designer, decorator, creative, project, interiors, house design, architect, draft, draftsperson,

Turn your design concept into a reality with this customised Project Management skill set

Your creative flair and skills will help you create a design concept and this skill set will equip you with the tools needed to manage a small design project meaning you can turn your concept into a reality.

All you need is your creativity and basic computer skills and you'll be able to gain practical project management skills to help you on a pathway in Interior Design and Decoration.
North Metropolitan TAFE offers you the opportunity for further study in Interior Design with our MSF40218 BEC5 Diploma of Interior Design.

 

 

 

EAA99 Revit for Interior Design Skill Set
Skill set On campus
Perth
Interior Design, Decoration, Drafting, REVIT, revit, 3D models, concepts, building, render,

Revit is quickly becoming the industry standard for architects and interior designers

Gain skills and increase your chances of starting in the Interior Design industry with this practical skill set designed to help you turn your creativity into documentation drawings, plans and sections. You'll be equipped to produce and present 3D models to illustrate concepts of small-scale building the Revit software package.

After completing this skill set you may want embark on further study with North Metropolitan TAFE's MSF40218 BEC5 Diploma of Interior Design

SC-PFT-V0672 Sewing Beginner 1
Short course On campus
Perth
sewing, fabric, dressmaking, learn how to sew, basic sewing, domestic sewing, dress making,

Do you want to learn the basics of sewing?

This is a beginner course open to anyone who wants to learn how to sew. You will learn some basic sewing machine techniques, how to thread a sewing machine and wind cotton to a bobbin, as well as how to lay and cut your fabric. You will undertake sewing projects such as how to sew a cushion cover from a basic pattern and how to sew a basic garment (elastic waisted pants or shorts) using a commercial pattern.

There are no prerequisites and the course runs for 6 sessions.

Dress requirements
You must :

  • Wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
  • Tie back long hair
  • Remove any long accessories when working on the machines

What to Bring
Please do not purchase any items until your course has been confirmed.

In the first session, the lecturer will advise you of the quantity and type of fabrics that you will need to purchase for week 2 (tote bag and pencil case) and week 3 (your sewing project). From week two you will also need to bring along:

  • Tape measure (the soft flexible type)
  • Fabric marker
  • Quick unpick
  • Berry headed pins
  • Hand sewing needles
  • Dressmaking scissor
  • General paper scissors
  • Pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and display book for notes
  • A box or container or bag to keep items in
  • Steel thimble (optional)
  • Needle Threader (optional)
  • Wrist pincushion (optional)

 

SC-PFT-V1392 Sewing Beginner 2
Short course On campus
Perth
sewing, fabric, dressmaking

Do you want to learn new sewing techniques?

If you have completed the Beginner Sewing 1 short course or already have basic sewing and cutting skills then you can enrol in Beginner Sewing 2 where you will learn new skills and build confidence with techniques such as flat felled seams, French seams, darts and zip closures.

During this course you will:

  • Construct a unisex pyjama shirt continuing on from the project covered in Beginner 1
  • Incorporate new techniques such as button holes, button stand, interfacing, patch pockets, sleeve and collar construction
  • Build a sewing techniques file of seams and finishes

Dress requirements
You must:

  • Wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
  • Tie back long hair
  • Remove any long accessories when working on the machines

What to Bring
For your first lesson you will need:

  • 100% cotton fabric with no stretch - either 2.2 metres for short sleeve pyjama option or 2.6 metres for long sleeve option

From week two you will also need to bring along:

  • Tape Measure (the soft flexible type)
  • Fabric Marker
  • Quick Unpick
  • Berry headed pins
  • Hand sewing needles
  • Dressmaking scissor
  • General paper scissors
  • Pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and display book for notes
  • A box or container or bag to keep items in
  • Steel thimble (optional)
  • Needle Threader (optional)
  • Wrist pincushion (optional)

 

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