Introduction to Costume Skills

Introducing the latest course to our Costume Construction/Skills portfolio -

Introduction to Costume Skills - starting 7th January 2020

Awarding Body/Accreditation: Coleg y Cymoedd – A taster 6-week short course in skills

Aimed at:  Post 16, those studying A level, students studying on existing creative courses or mature learners.

Course description/specification:

This short taster course aims to offer anyone interested in costume an introduction to the practicalities involved in interpreting a costume design by creating outcomes on a mannequin. Participants will gain some understanding of the skills involved in constructing a costume and the context in which it fits.

  • Introduction to subject area - what is a costume? Interpretation of a costume design
  • Basic pattern cutting and adaptation
  • Pattern lay and cut, marking up cloth
  • Basic costume construction techniques
  • Finishing techniques and processes

Assessment:  no formal assessment

Course duration: 5pm – 8pm (Tuesday)

Entry requirements:  None

Cost: £95.00


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