Courses in English
Are you interested in how your clothes are made? Is the idea of slow fashion close to you? How does a sewing machine work and what is all it takes to make something happen? Then you came to the right place! The Rebelion Atelier holds sewing courses and you can try out what it is like to wear something you made yourself. And who knows, maybe it will be you whom we will be presenting in our Rebelion store as a fashion designer. It’s never too late to learn something new!
What type of courses do we offer?
For now, we offer the sewing course for beginners and intermediate. Course for beginners is designed for those who have never seen the sewing machine and would like to learn the craft. The course is for ladies and gentlemen as well. So men, don’t be shy if you think this is something you want to try. You might be surprised how many men visit our courses. Course for intermediate is designed for those who want to improve their skills. Intermediate course is focusing on sewing dress and skirt. Also on pattern making.
The sewing course has a total of 14 hours divided into 7 lessons in two hours each, and runs one day a week at the same time. Each course has a capacity of 4 participants, exceptionally, there might be 5 people at lesson, but only in special circumstances, when someone needs to catch up missed lesson. So the teacher has enough time for each of you and can help you with every little struggle you might have. We take special care of choosing the teachers. You first steps with the sewing machine will be guided by talented and very kind Fernanda Broell or Lucia Sadecká.
Price is 2 100 CZK for beginners and also for intermediate.
The course materials are not included in the price, as almost all of the participants want to choose their preferred colours, fabrics and materials. But don’t worry, all you need to get are the fabrics, all the other materials are ready for your creativity.
Term of courses: 4th June - 20th of July
What will you learn in courses for beginners?
The first lesson is largely theoretical, but do not worry, you will also get to the machine. Most importantly you well find very useful all the information you gain in the future! You will be explained what tools you need to sew, how the sewing machine works, why an iron is your best sewing friend while trying to stitch the fabric for the very first time.
For the first time, you will really “get dirty” with the sewing and cutting the fabric. In the second lesson, you’ll make your own pillow cover. On this first project, you will learn to keep a straight seam, but you will also get to know the overlock for the first time. You will find out that everything is sewn inside out and turned back the right side when you finish the product. We have prepared two common pillow sizes, but it’s no problem to determine your own.
The basics are behind you and you can now get ready for the production of a practical bag or backpack. It is up to you which product type you will chose. When making the bag, you learn how to stitch up the straps and attach studs. Anyway, your level of sewing will be a little higher! And believe us, that such a bag or backpack of your own production will make you a lot of joy.
5 - 7th lesson
At this moment we drop on a cosmetic bag (or any other purpose small practical bag). When sewing this product you will learn to prepare a more complex product design and, above all, the correct zip attachment. As soon as you learn sew the zipper, you are halfway through to the winning. Just try to realize how many things you have at home with a zip! So many new possibilities are open with this new possibility. You’ll enjoy the beauty of the bag every day, and it’ll be great for traveling.
You already know working with the woven fabric. The machine is listening every word you say, so we can try out more complicated materials. Let’s replace the woven fabric with a knitted one and try to work a flexible and elastic material. Sewing a T-shirt will take us a little more time, so we divided this last project into 3 lessons. During finishing your T-shirt you will learn the basics of using overlock and also get a quick training on pattern editing.
At the moment you have your beginners skills and you are ready for intermediate courses. In this course we focus on sewing dress and skirt, also pattern making.