This course training manual is an introduction to basic sewing skills and forms part of the Tuvalu Technical & Vocational Development Programme as a level 1 course.
It is intended for school leavers and community groups who have limited knowledge or experience of basic sewing skills. Specifically, the course covers basic sewing equipment, the sewing machine, and hand stitching.
Author: Commonwealth of Learning
The fashion industry in Nigeria plays an important role culturally and contributes to the economy of the country.
Globally, the fashion industry is worth 3.3 trillion US dollars. According to the African Development Bank, the fashion industry in the Sub-Saharan fashion market is worth $31 billion and Nigeria accounts for 15% of the $31 billion.
If you are interested in setting up a tailoring business in Nigeria this ebook is a very good resource.
Author: Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF)
This free ebook was created to empower learners to build their sewing skills. It does not matter if you are working on your first pillow case, putting in your first zipper, making a tailored suit or couture evening gown; this ebook has something for everyone.
Contents include: Janome Machines, Parts of your Sewing Machine, Winding the Bobbin, Inserting the Bobbin, Threading the Machine, Drawing Up the Bobbin Thread, Sewing Tools and Equipment, Wovens and Knits etc.
Author: The Make Den Sewing Studio
Your size, posture, figure and the shape of your body all change the way a shirt, suits and trousers fits. This is why we have prepared a comprehensive ebook guide to help you take the perfect measurements for your bespoke suits, dress shirts and trousers.
We know that taking measurements can be a chore, so we have worked hard to make it as easy and quickly as possible for you.
Contents include; Guide to a Perfect Men’s Shirt Fit, Guide to a Perfect Suit Fit, Guide to a Perfect Fitting Trousers / Slacks, Guide to a Perfect Women’s Shirt Fit
Author: Custom Tailored Shirts & Suits
This lesson chapter explains the importance of accurate measurements and cutting in tailoring.
- Identify and use appropriate measuring tools in tailoring;
- identify and use appropriate cutting tools in tailoring;
- List the types of measurement required for different garments;
- Adopt the correct procedure of taking measurements;
- Design a measurement recording chart;
- Observe the prescribed precautions in measuring and cutting
Author: OBE-Bharatiya Jnana Parampara, Vocational Skills, Level C - India
National Occupational Standards for the Fashion & Leather Work Sector in Nigeria - Garment Making - Levels 1 & 2.
Approved by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) - National Skills Qualification (NSQ), Nigeria
The "How to Make a Bespoke Jacket Course" is designed for individuals who aspire to become skilled tailors or garment makers, with a focus on crafting bespoke jackets of the highest quality. These free video lessons provide a deep dive into the art and craft of creating a bespoke jacket from scratch.