Creative Industries

Short Courses Sewing for Beginners

Begin your fashion venture at the Applied Fashion Design studio at TasTAFE.  A wonderful opportunity to learn from experienced teachers who will guide you through an introductory course in patternmaking and basic sewing.  You will develop professional techniques on a domestic machines and learn how to adapt patterns to create new styles.  Join in and make quality fashion projects.

  1. Design and produce clothing
  2. Draft patterns
  3. Develop industry standard techniques
  4. No previous experience needed
  5. Pattern paper and calico supplied

Dates and Times

Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake:  2 August – 20 September 2018
  • Duration:  8 weeks, Thursday – 9am to 2.30pm
    • Information Session: Tuesday, 26 June 2018  at 12pm
    • Venue: Room A2.66, A Block, Alanvale Campus, 54A Alanvale Road, Newnham
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Burnie Campus

  • Next Intake:  25 July – 24 October 2018
  • Duration:  12 weeks, Wednesdays – 9am to 1pm
  • Information Session:  Tuesday, 26 June 2018 – 11am to 12noon
    • Venue:  Fashion, 3rd Floor, C Block, Mooreville Road, Burnie
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest


Full Fee:  $281
Concession:  $94


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