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Dressmaker

This course is a complete preparation for the profession of Dressmaker.

At the end of the course, you will be able to produce any type of outfit: from a simple shirt to an elegant suit, from a skirt to a coat, from underwear to wedding gowns. The Burgo method followed in this course is a mix of traditional and new; combining the flavour of the ancient tailoring tradition with modern creativity. 

In this course, all bases are made freehand without the use of pre­built templates or graduated squares as we believe the practice  of searching for and finding appropriate materials is fundamental for the professional preparation of a Dressmaker. 

 Our teachers follow and advise you every step of the way and encourage you to express your own individuality. 

The main subjects covered in this course are:
  • Theory
  • Pattern Making
  • Dress Making
  • Draping
  • Techniques & Scheduling
Hours900
DiplomaDressmaker
Duration (CH permit/passport holders)1-2 years
Duration (non CH permit/passport holders)**Not applicable
DatesSeptember-June

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