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Introduction to Tailoring, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 4 days
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
The Introduction To Tailoring course from the London College of Fashion will combine some practical making exercises with visits to Savile Row and specialised fabric stores, and will be taught by expert tutors from our degree programmes.

Overview

This exciting Introduction To Tailoring course from the London College of Fashion is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of bespoke tailoring. A tailoring apprentice will take 7 years to perfect their craft, so perhaps you want to have a taste before you commit, or just understand more about this complex and secret industry?

Booking:
Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 4 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • What does bespoke mean?
  • Examples of tailoring – traditional and contemporary
  • Hand sewing techniques
  • Visit to Savile Row workshop
  • Measuring and fitting
  • Tailoring vocabulary
  • Tailoring fabrics
  • Anatomy of a jacket – construction and deconstruction
  • Technology in tailoring

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Scissors
  • Unpickers
  • Camera

Tuition Fee

  • International

    425 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 4 days.
  • EU/EEA

    425 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 4 days.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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