PART TIME COURSES

PART-TIME SEWING AND PATTERN MAKING

SEWAFRICA offers a number of options for individuals wanting to enter the fashion industry.

This page only offers an outline of the Saturday courses. If you wish to find more detailed information, please click on the links or alternatively go onto the dedicated web page to download application forms and schedules.

PATTERN MAKING


In this course, you will learn how to make your own patterns. There is no sewing taught here.

You need to be able to sew to do this course. This course takes 30 Saturdays and runs from January to October. Course starts in January of each year.

REGISTRATION FOR 2022 IS OPEN. 

Pattern Making Costs 2022

Cash Option R 7,400
RegistrationR   1,650
Balance Payable before 28 Feb 2022R 5,750 
  
Installment OptionR 8,210
RegistrationR 1,650
8 monthly installments R 820


DOMESTIC MACHINE BASIC SEWING 


It takes 6 Saturdays to complete.

It costs R 1,740 which includes the notes, fabrics and patterns needed, free use of our sewing machines and a free kit.

You will learn how to use a domestic sewing machine and use these machines to make samples of basic components of garments e.g. buttonholes and sleeves. We provide the free kit which has scissors, needles, tape measure, etc, as well as the fabric, patterns and threads needed to make your samples.

MODULAR COURSES DOMESTIC MACHINE 

If you have done the Basic Sewing course you can choose some or all of the modular courses. All sewing courses include a free kit with all the materials that you will need to make the garment.

Each course includes a free kit with all the materials that you will need to make the garment. Complete 7 courses and get the 8th course free (T’s and C’s Apply).

You can choose from the following courses:

  • •  Skirt 3 Saturdays @ R 870
  • •  Shirt 4 Saturdays @ R 1,140
  • •  Trousers 5 Saturdays @ R 1,470
  • •  Basic Jacket 5 Saturdays @ R 1,450
  • •  Evening Wear 6 Saturdays @ R 1,820
  • •  NEW COURSE Graduation Gown 6 Saturdays @ R 1,830
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INDUSTRIAL SEWING MACHINE COURSES

INDUSTRIAL BASIC SEWING

This course is for people who have never used an industrial sewing machine. It is run in the same format as the Domestic Machine Basic Sewing Course

The course costs R 1,790 and includes a free kit with all the materials that you will need to complete the course

When you have done the Basic Industrial Sewing course you can choose some or all of the following courses:

MODULAR COURSES

  • •  Bedding 5 Saturdays @ R 1, 720

You will learn how to make a fitted sheet, duvet cover, comforter and a pillowcase.

  • •  Curtains 6 Saturdays @ R 1,510

You will make samples of a scalloped and smocked curtain

  • •  Wedding Dress with Corset  10 Saturdays @ R 2,900 

You can only register for the wedding dress module if all 3 industrial machine modules have been completed.

SEWAFRICA reserves the right to change dates and courses.

All Sewing Course fees must be paid in advance.