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
- 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)
You must know how to thread a sewing machine, wind cotton to a bobbin and be able to confidently cut patterns and sew basic seams.
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
Study options and next steps
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