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Certificate of Foundation Garment Construction

Foundation garment construction is sewing for beginners. This course provides core skills for developing designs from concept to a finished garment.

You will learn how to construct garments from basic to intermediate level.

Foundation garment construction provides knowledge in textile use, together with appropriate ways of determining correct sewing techniques.

Enrolment and payment of courses provides lifetime access to the student portal, enabling students to revisit course content any time in the future.

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A detailed list of required resources is supplied at enrolment. All items may be purchased from Artisans of Fashion Institute, or purchased from recommended suppliers.


Students produce a portfolio of garment samples to showcase techniques and workmanship standards.