In the following sections, you will learn to choose the Costume Workshop equipment and space appropriate for your needs. You will also learn how to adjust the basic settings of the equipment and do troubleshooting. The section of the Dyeing studio briefly presents the basics of dyeing. In addition to an approved online course, independent work in the premises requires the completion of practical exercises in the Sewing studio and Dyeing studio.
In this section, pay particular attention to the Sewing studio manual and the different uses of the equipment. You will receive more in-depth induction in connection with the exercises related to your studies. Please note that you do not need to learn everything by heart at this stage. You can refer back to the user videos and more detailed instructions on specific devices (such as threading charts) throughout your studies.
You complete your work permit by demonstrating a command of the following practical skills:
- Threading, winding a bobbin, replacing a needle and adjusting the settings of an industrial straight stitch sewing machine.
- Threading an overlocker.
- Sewing with the above-mentioned machines.
- Safe use of the steam iron unit.
In the Sewing studio you have access to the most common machines and steamers in the clothing industry, large cutting tables, equipment for making patterns, a fitting area and mannequins. You can also study literature related to the techniques in the field and browse technical experiments folders and material suppliers’ sample folders.