CLP Clothes Making/Fashion

Section: CLP (Community Learning Program)
Course Name: Clothes Making/Fashion
Qualification: None Tutor: Grace Carter-Allen

Course Code

  1. FA18SU/MO/C for Monday evening from 6.45pm to 9.15pm
  2. FA18SU/TH/C for Thursday evening from 6.45pm to 9.15pm
  3. FA18SU/FR/A for Friday Morning from 10am to 12:30pm

Beginners will learn how to use a sewing machine and will be making a series of samples including a variety of seams, pockets, inserted zips and collars before starting on own projects.
Experienced students will be able to undertake the making of garments using commercial patterns, under the supervision and assistance of a qualified fashion teacher.

Target Group:
This course is suitable for adult students of all ages and all levels.

Entry Requirements:
All levels. This course is for learners with no knowledge of clothes making as well as for learners who have previous experience.

Part time day or part time evening

11 weeks

All Sewn Up, Unit 1, The Coop Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG. Tel:  020 7840 0216 Email:

Start and End Dates:

SUMMER TERM 2018: from Monday 16th April to Friday 13th July 2018

Course Content:
At the end of the course you will be able to:
Insert a variety of zips
Apply a range of pockets
Make a range of collars and cuffs
Applying a range of seams
Using a variety of machine feet
Learners with previous knowledge will be able to apply the above to garments old and new.
Learners will learn how to use commercial patterns or apply the above knowledge to own design.

Course Structure:
Classes typically have 12 learners working on samples. There after working on own assignments.

Number of Students:
12 maximum

Tutor feedback
Learner self assessment

You will have the use of all equipment in the workroom which includes:- LARGE TABLES, SEWING MACHINES, OVERLOCKERS, IRONS & METAL RULERS.

Material Costs:
You will need to supply all fabrics, haberdashery & your own sewing equipment, list available at first session. Some materials are obtainable from the tutor. Price list available in the classroom.

Tuition Fee:

How to Apply:

Enrol in person, by post or email.                                                                                                            Enrolment form available online or on request (by phone or email).