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Basic Pattern Making and Sewing Course

  • Benchlab Makerspace, Anggerek Desa 27 Simpang 75 BSB, Brunei-Muara District, BB3713 Brunei (map)

What does it take to become a fashion designer? Pattern-making and sewing skills! Join this flexible and fun-filled 16-hour course and make your very own garment (dress, kimono, basic shirt or blouse).

Course Session Date: Fridays and Sundays (4 January 2019 - 3 February 2019) Duration: 16 hours (8am-12pm or 2pm-6pm)
Duration: 16 hours (4 hours per session)
Registration Deadline: 10 January 2019
Course Fee: BND 120 for 16 hours (BND10 for every additional hour)
Include: Pattern papers and on-loan tools
Venue: BenchLab Makerspace, Anggerek Desa
Recommendation: Bring along your excitement and your own fabric if you’d like to transfer your pattern.

By the end of this course, you are officially #MadeInBenchLab and will know: 1) the basic paper pattern-making skills, 2) how to transfer designs onto patterns, 3) how to transfer patterns onto fabric, 4) how to handle the sewing tools and machines safely and 5) the basic garment constructions skills (Dress/Kimono/Basic Shirt/Blouse).

BenchLab Talented Instructor: Humaira Zakaria of HZNO. You’ll be learning from a brilliant fashion designer who studied Fashion and Textiles at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. Her final year project was selected to be showcased during London Graduate Fashion Week. She was also selected to be part of the AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search 2017 during Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week. Now, Humaira does freelance design work producing well-fitted clothes for her clients who are mostly seeking for eco-friendly clothes! Humaira wishes to create more awareness on the Fashion industry in Brunei by making others appreciate the construction side of creating beautiful clothings!

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