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.
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 February to October. The course starts in February of each year.
REGISTRATION FOR 2023 IS CLOSED.
REGISTRATION FOR 2024 WILL OPEN IN JULY 2023.
Pattern Making Costs 2023
|Cash Option||R 7,400|
|Balance Payable before 28 Feb 2023||R 5,750|
|Installment Option||R 8,210|
|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 6 courses and get the 7th 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
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:
• 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.