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Certificate in Embellishment and Costume techniques

Completing a couture garment with embellishment is an integral part of made-to-measure.

Learn embellishment and costume techniques used in couture and costume to transform garments into stunning show pieces.

**NOTE:  As this course is at an advanced level, students are required to be proficient in garment construction and couture sewing prior to enrolment. For further information, please contact AFI at: 

Topics covered:

Costume Construction and Embellishment

Learn pattern development, construction and embellishment techniques used in:

Dance Wear

Ballet Wear

Course Structure:

Resources Provided:

Resources Required:

Free standing embroidery frame with legs $175

*Detailed list supplied at enrollment. Kits available for purchase – $50

** Detailed list supplied at enrollment. Full pack available for purchase. – $85

***75cm freestanding slate embroidery frame available for purchase – $175plus delivery


Students produce a portfolio of embellishment techniques and sample garments to showcase workmanship and creativity.