Description of the course
Sewing training course prepares candidates to construct, alter and mend garments and other textile items. Those seeking professional careers in the sewing industry may find positions as tailors, dressmakers or Menders. This kind of course includes practical lessons, seminars, field works, thinking tools, cultural visits, technical visits, conferences with experts. Students will learn the fundamentals of sewing, from layout patterns to machine operation and garment finishing, while crafting an item. Also they will receive the didactic material and certificates as needed requested in Erasmus Plus Programme.
- To teach to the participant simple techniques of cutting and sewing;
- To promote professional training in this area;
- To stimulate women entrepreneurship;
- To create a deeper and more fruitful way to look at this professional sector.
Methodology: In the framework of Erasmus Programme Plus, we are going to develop our courses based in both formal and informal education methodologies. We’ll try to develop the active participation of all participants Involved. In order to stimulate the active participation of them we will use dynamic activities, like:
- Meetings with responsible staff of enterprises;
- Discussions in the classroom with directors of private institutes;
- Direct lessons;
- Technical visits in private companies for job shadowing and workshops.
1st Day: Transfer from the airport to accommodation and room allocation. Daily evaluation. Rules applicable in Italy, information about the city and general information about the program. LEsson Presentation of the Italian Fashion System. Meeting with some Italian tailors and visiting an atelier;
2nd Day: Lesson: Starting the first part of the course. Lesson about the characteristics of the sewing machine and learning its basic functions, in addition pcs to the characteristics of the tissues and the Italian Tissues. Daily evaluation. Visiting the city center and the Duomo;
3rd Day: Lesson: Learning the basic techniques of sewing. Visiting companies of wedding dresses and meeting the specialists and tailors. Daily evaluation;
4th Day: Lesson Meeting with the staff of the most important Italian stylists: “What’s the Made in Italy?” Visiting the rests of Roman Empire in the city and the city’s castle;
5th Day: Lesson: Learning how to design Shirt collars and cuffs, raglan shirts, Kimono shirts, lining Pants with accessories. Daily evaluation. Visiting the museum
6th Day: Lesson: Second part of the course: Modeling. Lesson about the size checking. Make a paper model of a clutch bag or pouch. Daily evaluation.
7th Day: Lesson: Studying with a supervisor of an Italian atelier, trying to make a pattern for a tailored skirt (full, 1/2 or 3/4) with pockets. Daily evaluation;
8th Day: Presenting all works made by students. Daily evaluation. Evaluation of the training course. Certificate Ceremony and overall evaluation meeting with the host organization and the beneficiaries. Preparation of final report of daily evaluations;