Working with knit & Woven fabrics
Learning to lengthen and shorten
Creating waistbands, facings, hems
Various hem types & construction of these
Fully qualified – from UTS (Fashion & Textiles), also holds a certificate IV 40110 in training and assessment
Industry trained and has been in the industry for over 25 years
Experience in teaching (over 6 years) – currently teaches at UTS, Billy Blue, Raffles College of Design & Commerce
Past experience includes manual & CAD patternmaking for Zimmermann, Fred Bare, Table 8, Aztec Rose and many more.
Tracing off pattern pieces
Adding seam allowances, grain lines, etc
Adding notches, balance points
Checking your 'jigsaw' puzzle fits back together
celebrating independent designers
Night classes 6pm - 8pm
Or Day classes - please enquire
Lessons in women's wear, men's wear, swimwear, kidswear tailored to your needs.
ONE-ON-ONE CLASSES: Tailor made classes means that you get exactly what you want from the Teacher, whether it's special sewing tips, patternmaking shortcuts, grading. You just ask for it
Blocks and patterns made to your own specifications
Patterns made to industry standards – no paper patterns here
Classes conducted by Karen Kwok who has over 25 years industry experience & fully qualified from University of Technology
Handbook with vital information provided
Short courses – Choose your own course duration - from 1 week long, 2 hours/week
Light refreshments served
Night classes – come after work so it doesn’t intrude with your day.