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Rafah’s Sewing studio
Pattern Making and Sewing Courses
Beginner
Beginner Course
Pattern making and sewing course for beginners
12 lessons, 3 hour sessions
Includes

Pattern making equipment
Sewing kit
Stationery
Fabric
Sewing thread
Zips
Beginners module
Free branded bag
Usage of sewing machines in class (or bring your own machine along)

You will make

A bodice & sleeve block
A simple top
A tailored skirt
A tailored trouser
A simple dress

R6500

Course Information

5 students per session
individual tuiton
step by step instructions
safe and friendly environment

Attend once a week over 12 weeks or twice a week over 6 weeks.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
10am to 1pm
Saturday
10am to 1pm
Or
1.30pm to 4.30pm

Intermediate
Intermediate Course
Intermediate pattern making and sewing course
Consists of 10 lessons x 3 Hour Sessions

The intermediate course follows the beginners pattern making and sewing course. Students will use their basic patterns from the beginners course to draft their intermediate designs / patterns from.

The following will be covered

A color block top (taking opposite colors from the color wheel to make interesting and complementary color combinations)
A shirt (learning how to sew collars, cuffs, buttonholes, etc.)
An elasticated trouser (learning how to sew elastic)
A formal dress
(learning how to sew with fabrics such as satin, lace, chiffon etc)

R4500

Course Information

Students are required to select their own designs and to supply their own fabric, paper and other equipment.

Advanced
Advanced Course
Advanced pattern making and sewing course
Consists of 10 lessons x 3 Hour Sessions

The advanced course follows the intermediate course. Students will learn more on adapting patterns, designing and construction of more advanced styles.

The following will be covered

Different types of sleeves
Collars
Necklines
Waistbands
Pattern grading etc

R4500

Course Information

Students to supply their own fabric, paper and other equipment

Beginners Sewing
Beginners Course
Beginners sewing course
Consists of 10 lessons x 2 Hour Sessions

Includes a sewing kit, fabric & sewing thread, patterns, pattern paper,usage of sewing machines in class (or bring along your own machine)

The following will be covered

Operate a sewing machine
Basic stitches
Sewing techniques
How to sew a shopping bag, cushion cover with a zip & an apron.
How to use patterns, cutting and sewing from these patterns.

R4500

Course Information

Days/times
Tuesday – Thursday
10am – 12pm
Saturday
10am – 12pm/
1’30pm – 3’30pm

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING COURSE
Children’s Clothing Course
CHILDREN’S CLOTHING COURSE
Consists of 10 lessons of 3 hour sessions

All sewing equipment, patterns and fabric included.

The following will be covered

This course is suitable for beginners and individuals with sewing experience.

Students will learn how to make a variety of children’s clothing such as the following:

Dresses, baby grows, tracksuits, leggings, shorts, t-shirts etc.

This may vary depending on which patterns are available in class.

R4950

Course Information

Tuesday to Thursday 10am to 1pm

Saturday 10am to 1pm / 2pm to 5pm

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING COURSE
Curtain and linen making course
Curtain and linen
Consists of 10 lessons of 3 hour sessions

Learn how to make your own curtains, bedding, table linen etc.

The following will be covered

-Step by step instructions
-How to measure windows
-Useful notes
-Mitred corners
-How to sew in zips and buttonholes

R4500

Course Information

Students to supply their own fabric,sewing thread and sewing equipment.

Teens and kids sewing lessons
Teens and kids sewing lessons
Teens and kids sewing lessons
Consists of 5 or 10 lessons of 2 hour sessions

Sewing kit and fabric included + usage of sewing machines in class ( student are encouraged to bring along their own sewing machines)

The following will be covered

-How to operate a sewing machine including hand eye coordination
-Cutting out patterns
-Sewing techniques
-Seams and hems
-How to sew a bag, cushion cover, felt applique, felt toys, basic hand sewing
– Simple garments after the 1st 5 lessons

5 Lessons – R1 500
10 Lessons – R3 000

Course Information

These lessons are suitable for kids and teens from the age of 8 to 16 years old.

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