Fashion Design and Dressmaking Course 2

Course Summary
Course Details
Fees & How to Enrol

Gain the knowledge and practical skills to craft a range of garments, and add personal flourish for truly original pieces.

You’ll learn how to make skirts, blouses, trousers, camisole tops and much more. What’s more, we’ll teach you the do’s and don’ts of fashion design drawing, enabling you to visualise your creations before you bring them to life. You’ll also learn how to colour fabric to create eye-catching results.

This course will focus on designing extra special garments that display your individual flare, and can help prepare you to pursue a career in Fashion Design.

Fees:
£395*
or pay in interest free instalments

Study grants* available. Use code SG20 when you enrol and we will fund part of your course fees.

Entry Requirements

You will need foundation fashion design and dressmaking skills before starting this course. This can be achieved by enrolling on our Fashion Design and Dressmaking – course 1, unless you have equivalent experience.

Our Support Promise

You can phone or email your tutor at any point during your course –
to ask questions, for advice, encouragement or to draw on their wealth of knowledge.

You can also contact the support team who are here to help you Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

What you will learn

Lesson 1 - Tools and equipment - Beyond the Basics

  • Use of a range of additional items, e.g. machine attachments

Lesson 2 - Fabrics

  • Working with silkies, sheers and pile fabrics
  • Special seams and hem processes for specialist fabrics

Lesson 3 - Seams

  • Decorative approach to seams – top stitched, welt and slot

Lesson 4 - Closing and Fastening

  • Piped buttonhole (contrast)
  • Lacing
  • Rouleaux
  • Frog fastenings
  • Decorative zips

Lesson 5 - Pockets

  • Decorative pocket flaps
  • Shaped patch
  • Jetted

Lesson 6 - Controlling Fullness

  • Pleats
  • Soft pleats
  • Pressed pleats
  • Skirt vents

Lesson 7 - Embellishing Fabric

  • Decorative stitching
  • Couching
  • Tucks
  • Cross tucks
  • Ribbons
  • Lace

Lesson 8 - Painting and Colouring Fabric

  • Transfer crayons
  • Tie and dye
  • Simple block printing
  • Silk painting

Lesson 9 - Fashion Design Drawing

  • Recording your ideas
  • Adding colour
  • A working drawing
  • Working with a fashion template
  • Adding details: Module by Patrick John Ireland M.C.S.D.

Lesson 10 - Introduction to Pattern Cutting

  • Measuring the body
  • Resources required to cut patterns

Lesson 11 – Making up a Toile

Lesson 12 - Pattern Cutting 1

  • Camisole top

Lesson 13 - Pattern Cutting 2

  • Straight skirt

Lesson 14 - Pattern Cutting 3

  • 6-pannelled (gored) skirt

Lesson 15 - Pattern Cutting 4

  • Casual trousers

Lesson 16 - Pattern Cutting 5

  • Shirt blouse

Lesson 17 - In Conclusion

  • Where to go from here
  • A place to stitch

Study Length

There are no deadlines for this course. Simply study in the comfort of your own home, and in your own time.

Your progress will depend upon how much time you would like to commit to study. However, as a rough guide, students tend to complete this course in approximately 6-10 months*.

* Timescales are approximate and depend upon application and motivation.

Certification

Regent Academy Diploma

You will receive the Regent Academy Diploma when you successfully complete this course. With Regent Academy’s reputation this can be a highly sought-after addition to your CV and alongside your portfolio of coursework, powerfully showcasing your skills to prospective employers or potential clients.

You can add this achievement to your business cards, adverts, website, etc. to demonstrate to prospective employers and potential clients that you have achieved a qualification in fashion.

What's Next

Completing this course will enable you to create a range of garments, and help prepare you for a career in fashion – an industry supporting 797,000 jobs

Source: https://www.fashionunited.co.uk/facts-and-figures-in-the-uk-fashion-industry

You could turn what you’ve learned into a career, or apply it to your existing role. For advice and support, get in touch with one of our tutors, or contact our support team from 9am - 5pm.

Entry Requirements

You will need foundation fashion design and dressmaking skills before starting this course. This can be achieved by enrolling on our Fashion Design and Dressmaking – course 1, unless you have equivalent experience.

Course fee & how to enrol

There are two ways you can enrol

Pay the total course fee of £395 in one sum and receive a voucher towards your next course
or
Pay a deposit of just £55, followed by 10 instalments of £34

 

Enrol on both our Fashion Design & Dressmaking Course 1 and Fashion Design & Dressmaking Course 2 at the same time and save £145 

Pay the total course fees of £595* in one sum and receive a voucher towards your next course
or
Pay a deposit of just £55*, followed by 12 instalments of £45

(Select the option for ‘Both Fashion Design & Dressmaking Course 1 and Course 2’ at enrolment)

* 2 courses must be undertaken by the one enrolled student. Other terms and conditions apply. Please call us for details.