Dressmaking/Garment Construction certificate Course

Start living your dream today!

  • Interested in starting a career in fashion design?
  • Or maybe you would like to learn the skills of dressmaking so you can create clothes for yourself, friends or family? Whatever your goal, our Dressmaking/Garment Construction Certificate Course is the perfect way to get started.
  • No Previous knowlage required to enroll for this certificate course.

  • Fashion can provide many career options, whether you are looking to start your own business, work for a fashion designer or create designs to sell; starting with this course and learning the essential sewing skills, will help you achieve your goal. 
  • We cover all aspects of making a garment from start to finish
  • So, why not take the first step to entering this exciting, rewarding and personally gratifying industry?

Achieving this certificate in Dressmaking/Garment Construction has never been easer!!!

  • Learn from Marlene’s years of experience - No previous experience is necessary
  • This practical course is ideal for anyone wanting to learn the art of Dressmaking.
  • By completing the 4 modules you will acquire the knowledge to sew-
  1. A range of 25 sewing techniques, that will help you achieve a professional and perfect result every time, they including collars, plackets, facings, sleeves, zips etc.
  2. With practical lessons on sewing requirements, pattern buying, layout, cutting, marking, interfacing and pressing.
  3. Complete a skirt, a shirt blouse and trousers.

BELOW - Images from the lessons on the DVD's used for the course.


Certificate Sewing Syllabus - MODULES

New Zealand School of Fashion offers this practical course on Tuesday and Thursday Mornings and Monday evenings.

Course FEE:  $40 - for each lesson. This fee is paid monthly in advance depending on the number of weeks in that month. For example a 4-week month will be $160

  • This fee includes the lessons and all the fabric and notes to complete the course, (excepting the fashion fabric used to sew the 3 garments).

Deposit: On registration the first month’s fee is required to secure your place in the class.

Or our payment plan: See the  Enrolment Form – Dressmaking Certificate.pdf

For further information please contact Shelley on 022 477 3915 or e-mail  m.kuba@xtra.co.nz  


New Zealand School of Fashion Belmont Baptist Church Hall
c/n Lake Rd and Westwell Rd
North Shore
+64 9 390 1090
+64 021 0512424